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-  Daniel Rowan

Global company Moss Vision to create 50 new jobs in Roscommon Town – Feighan

Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/ South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has warmly welcomed the news that Moss Vision, a market leader in the development of world-class ophthalmic products and services, is to set up an eye lense manufacturing facility in Roscommon Town, which will lead to the creation of 50 new jobs.

-  fusio

Planning permissions up almost 97% - Doherty

Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regina Doherty, has said the increase in new planning permissions is another sign the recovery is taking hold and will contribute to the easing of the current housing shortage.

-  ClionaDoyle

Major reforms required to reduce the number of medical negligence claims– Burke

Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and the Party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, has said that major reforms are required to reduce the number of medical negligence claims as 2,840 claims are currently pending. Senator Burke was speaking today (Wednesday) following the launch of the report on the cost of medical indemnity insurance by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children.

-  ClionaDoyle

Suspended Cent-ence? One and two cents to be shelved in national trial

The Government will tomorrow (Tuesday) consider a trial abolition of one and two cent coins, which will see prices rounded to the nearest five-cent unit. This development came following Senator Catherine Noone’s call for this scheme to be expanded nationally just last week.

-  ClionaDoyle

O’Mahony calls for proactive approach at news of Irish Pride receivership

Fine Gael TD, John O’Mahony, has been in contact with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Burton TD, and has requested that full support be provided from Government agencies following the news that Ballinrobe based Irish Pride bakery has gone into receivership with a risk to approximately sixty jobs.

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