Eir’s rising costs creates confusion for National Broadband Plan – O’Connell
Eir’s projected costs for the National Broadband Plan are becoming more confusing and escalating every day, Fine Gael TD Kate O’Connell has said.
Green Party’s call to put the brakes on M20 detrimental to economic development – O’Donnell
The Green Party’s calls to put the brakes on the vital M20 project would be detrimental to both the regional economy and road users, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Fianna Fáil and Greens need to come clean with Dubliners about empty promises in uncosted plan– Rock
After less than two weeks the agreement underpinning the Fianna Fáil-Green Party coalition on Dublin City Council has been exposed as nothing more than a list of aspirational ideas with no thought behind them, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Further confusion over Eir’s numbers - Lombard
More questions have arisen over the figures that Eir presented to the Oireachtas Communications Committee yesterday, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Confusion created by Eir’s broadband figures - Lombard
Eir’s claims that they could complete the National Broadband Plan to every home across the country simply do not add up and only created confusion, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said.
Convicted Sex Offenders need to be banned from dating Apps for life – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for the courts to ban convicted sex offenders for life from using apps that will put them in contact with unsuspecting members of the public.
Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces landmark opening of Call for Applications to the Senior Academic leadership Initiative
Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education today (21st June 2019) announced the opening of the call for applications to the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative; a targeted positive action initiative which aims to accelerate gender balance at senior positions in Irish higher education institutions. Minister Mitchell O’Connor said “I am delighted and proud to be able to launch the HEA’s call today to higher education institutions to apply for the new and additional professorial and senior lecturer level 3 academic posts that will now be made available under the senior academic leadership initiative.
Fianna Fáil maternity care hypocrisy – O’Connell
Fine Gael TD, Kate O’Connell, has criticised Fianna Fáil’s hypocrisy on the issue of maternity care. Deputy O’Connell who is a member of the Oireachtas Health Committee was speaking ahead of the Dáil debate on a motion from Fianna Fáil on maternity services.
Micheál Martin needs to stop Fianna Fáil’s anti-rural agenda - O’Donovan
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin needs to clarify his party’s stance on the fair distribution of local property tax after one of his councillors confirmed a blatant anti -rural policy being pursued by the party in Dublin, a Fine Gael Minister has said has said.
FF/Green council pact undermined by failure to reach consensus on property tax – Rock
The agreement signed up to by Fianna Fáil, the Labour Party, the Social Democrats and the Green Party on Dublin City Council is completely undermined by the failure of the parties to reach a consensus on how to approach property tax, a Fine Gael TD has said.