600 jobs at Paddy Power a vote of confidence in Irish economic strategy
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South, Olivia Mitchell, said she was delighted that expanding, Irish-based companies are continuing to keep high-end jobs at home.
Change to ballot paper will make it fairer for all – Stanton
Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, David Stanton, has welcomed the approval of his suggested changes to the General Election ballot paper.
Sports Capital Fund 2015 opens for Applications – Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has received confirmation form the Minister for Sport Michael Ring that the Sports Capital Fund for 2015 has now opened. Minister Coffey said that €40 million worth of capital grants will be made for sports clubs and organisations around the country.
Minister Flanagan Announces Recruitment Competition for New Diplomats
Minister Flanagan Launches Irish Passport Card for Use in 30 European Countries
FF must explain what capital projects they would cancel to fund an additional €4.3bn spending – Donohoe
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central, Paschal Donohoe, said today (Thursday) that Fianna Fáil must explain what projects in the Government’s Capital Plan they would cancel to allow for an additional €4.3 billion spending on projects they want progressed.
Fianna Fáil get signals crossed on Capital Plan- Farrell
“Fianna Fáil’s assessment of the Capital Investment Plan as “long on aspiration and short on detail” is symptomatic of their failure to understand and appreciate the detail of the Plan”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell.
What projects would FF leave out? – O’Donovan
“If Fianna Fáil is so dissatisfied with the Capital Investment Plan announced yesterday (Tuesday), they should outline which projects they would like to omit”, says Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Patrick O’Donovan.
Clune supports a motion to increase emergency aid to Irish farmers
Fine Gael MEP for Ireland South, Deirdre Clune is supporting a proposal of the EPP group in the European Parliament to add €500 million to the emergency support package to help dairy farmers suffering from falling milk prices. The Ireland South MEP has previously called on the Commission to increase the intervention price for milk. Speaking after a meeting today with a group of Glanbia farmers from South Kilkenny, Deirdre Clune described the situation as serious,
Speech by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, at the Launch of the Government Capital Plan 2016 – 2021
This €27 billion investment plan for Ireland is essential to restore all the jobs lost in the recession by 2018 and to get unemployment down to 6% by 2020.