Extend the advertising watershed on junk food to 9pm - Noone
Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has today (Tuesday) called for an extension of the watershed as it relates to junk food.
Report on the status, treatment and use of the national anthem recommends new protocols - Coghlan
Senator Paul Coghlan, Chairman of the Seanad Public Consultation Committee, alongside fellow Committee members, today launched the Committee’s Report on the Status, Treatment and Use of the National Anthem.
Absentee FF in no position to criticise Brexit strategy - Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has slammed Fianna Fáil Brexit spokesperson, Lisa Chambers, following her latest attempt to tie internal UK chaos to the Irish Government.
Minister agrees to examine VAT on sun cream - Lombard
Senator Tim Lombard had a productive meeting with his Fine Gael colleague, Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Pascal Donohoe, regarding his proposals to reduce the VAT on sun cream products.
Intoxication holding areas needed to reduce wait times in Emergency Departments - Buttimer
Fine Gael Senator, Jerry Buttimer, has called for the introduction of separate intoxication holding areas in City Centre Garda Stations to reduce the pressure on hospital Emergency Departments.
Stepaside Garda Station should become a Protected Structure & Community Facility - Madigan
Minister for Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, has welcomed plans to reopen Stepaside Garda station as a “modular” facility but is asking if the old station building could be categorised as “a Protected Structure,” and put to good use.
National Student Accommodation Strategy
The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English T.D. today released the end Q2 2018 progress report on the National Student Accommodation Strategy. The National Student Accommodation Strategy complements the initiatives being taken by the Minister for Housing to increase housing supply under Rebuilding Ireland.
Fine Gael parliamentary party recommends supporting President Michael D Higgins in election campaign
The Fine Gael (FG) Parliamentary Party tonight recommended to FG’s Executive Council that the party actively support the candidacy of incumbent President Michael D Higgins in any potential Presidential Election campaign this year.
Hildegarde Naughton appointed Chair of new Oireachtas Climate Committee
Fine Gael Galway West TD, Hildegarde Naughton, has been appointed Chair of a new Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action.