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FG MEPs welcome positive vote on EU-US trade talks (TTIP)

The four Fine Gael MEPs have welcomed today's vote by the European Parliament in favour of the ongoing EU-US trade talks as an important political endorsement of the ongoing negotiating process.

Wallace slur on PAC members unacceptable – O’Donovan

Fine Gael TD for Limerick and Member of the Public Accounts Committee, Patrick O’Donovan says that Mick Wallace’s claim that PAC is comprised of “publicity chasing politicians” is unacceptable and a slur on its record..

-  Aoife Carragher

Paying for public transport in Dublin needs to be modernised - Hayes

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg today (Tuesday) Fine Gael Dublin MEP, Brian Hayes said that a contactless payment system for public transport in Dublin should be introduced. Mr Hayes made the comments following the passing of a report in the European Parliament calling for a European style "LEAP" card to be introduced.

-  Aoife Carragher

National Narcolepsy Support Coordination Needed – Stanton

“A structured support package and advocate is needed for people who developed narcolepsy as a result of receiving the swine flu vaccine in 2009 and 2010” says Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton. National figures show that 74 young people and children developed the condition after they received the Pandemrix vaccine.

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