Perry confirms Cabinet meeting to take place in Lissadell House
Fine Gael TD for Sligo, John Perry, has confirmed that a Cabinet meeting will take place in Lissadell House next week.
Long term mortgage arrears decrease for the first time since the crisis began - Heydon
Murphy now turning on Syriza to promote his own policies at home – O’Donovan
“Paul Murphy’s trips to Athens and his vociferous support for Syriza were only ever about self-promotion and pushing his own agenda at home. His criticism of Syriza today makes that very evident”, says Patrick O’Donovan, Fine Gael TD for Limerick.
Taoiseach to meet with Prime Minister Renzi during visit to Italy
The Taoiseach will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in Rome on July 10th where they will discuss relations between Ireland and Italy
Sinn Féin joins extreme anti-European parties to oppose EU-US trade deal - Doyle
“Sinn Féin have teamed up with the anti-European French National Front and UK Independence Party to oppose the latest stage of the EU – US trade deal (TTIP) which is aimed at increasing growth, jobs and investment in the European Union,” says Andrew Doyle, Fine Gael TD for Wicklow.
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..
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.
FF job plan still MIA while Govt pro-growth policies result in drop in Live Register – Corcoran Kennedy
“Fianna Fáil’s elusive jobs policy is still missing in action. The long promised policy is nowhere to be seen, as the party’s TDs concentrate on negative campaigning and trying to rewrite history”, says Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee and Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy.
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.