Verona Murphy to run for Fine Gael in Wexford
Fine Gael has announced that Verona Murphy, a well-known businesswoman and transport advocate, is joining the party’s General Election ticket in Wexford.
Government absolutely committed to Fair Deal - Daly
The Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, has reiterated the governments full ongoing support for the Nursing Homes Support Scheme (NHSS), commonly referred to as Fair Deal and to planned reforms of the scheme which will benefit farmers and small business people.
Cabinet approval paves way for Islands Voting Bill to proceed
Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip and Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands has today (Tuesday) confirmed Government approval for legislation which will ensure island communities vote in elections and referendums on the same day as the rest of the country.
Delaney’s slow departure opens door for FAI reform – Rock
THE slow departure of John Delaney from the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) marks the end of one chapter and the possibility for a more transparent, clearer future, Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has said.
Fine Gael launches Yes campaign for directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford
Fine Gael has launched its campaign for a Yes Vote in the plebiscites for directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford.
Cannon appointed UNICEF global champion for education
A Galway East TD has been appointed as a UNICEF global champion for education as part of a new initiative to ensure that every young person aged between 10 and 24 will be in school, training or age-appropriate decent employment by 2030.
Suspending funding to FAI is right move - Rock
THE decision by Sport Ireland to suspend public funding to the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has been described as appropriate and correct by Fine Gael TD Noel Rock.
Weekend reduction in public transport fares will incentivise use and reduce pollution – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for a reduced rate of fares to be introduced on weekends for public transport.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor Launches Framework for Consent in Higher Education Institutions
The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (5 April 2019) launched the Framework for Consent in Higher Education Institutions: “Safe, Respectful, Supportive and Positive – Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment in Irish Higher Education Institutions”.
Tackling white collar crime is in Government crosshairs- Burke
White collar crime will be tackled and prosecuted in a more stringent manner by the Corporate Enforcement Authority as a stand-alone body, Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said.