Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor turns sod on €30 million Student Accommodation Project
Extension of compulsory retirement age is common sense - Burke
“The proposal to extend the compulsory retirement age for public servants is common sense.” That’s according to Peter Burke, Chartered Accountant and Fine Gael TD for Longford Westmeath, who welcomed today’s (Wednesday) news that the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure, Paschal Donohoe, has secured Cabinet approval to extend the compulsory retirement age for public servants from 65 to 70
Burke’s legislation will help families of missing persons
Ahead of National Missing Persons Day tomorrow (Wednesday), Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator, Colm Burke, has outlined how his new legislation will aid the families of missing persons in overcoming the legal difficulties they currently face.
Revised Nitrates Action Programme a positive step for Irish farmers – Lombard
Cork Senator and member of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the renewal of Ireland’s derogation under the Nitrates Directive.
Healy Rae's opposition to increased rural transport a regressive move for rural Ireland
Deputy Michael Healy Rae’s opposition to the Fine Gael proposal to increase rural bus services is a regressive move for rural Ireland, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Ground-breaking heart failure medication approved by HSE
Ground-breaking new heart failure medication will help to save lives. That’s according to Sean Kyne, Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, and Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, who had previously raised the availability of the medicine with Health Minster, Simon Harris.
Statement by Frances Fitzgerald on her resignation as Tánaiste and Minister
Today I made the decision to tender my resignation to the Taoiseach, stepping-down with immediate effect as Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor opens IT Sligo Constance Markievicz building
Statement by Martin Heydon TD, Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, on the death of former Fine Gael TD and Minister of State, Donal Creed
“It is with deep regret that the Fine Gael family has learned of the death of former TD and Minister of State, Donal Creed.
Statement by Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon
The Fine Gael parliamentary party unanimously passed a motion tonight to stand firmly behind Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald.