€1.5 billion for the Agriculture sector will ensure rural communities are Brexit-proof- Deering
Investment of over €1.5 billion in the Agriculture sector will ensure rural communities are Brexit-proof, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Pupil Teacher Ratio reduced to lowest level ever- McLoughlin
Peak €10 billion funding for education sector in 2018 will also deliver more supports for those who need it most
Increased VAT on sunbeds will help reduce skin cancer –Noone
The increased VAT rate on sunbed services announced in Budget 2018 will help to reduce skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in Ireland, says Fine Gael Dublin Senator Catherine Noone.
Budget 2018 Statement of the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Mr. Paschal Donohoe T.D.
Budget day offers the opportunity to reflect on a journey made, to recognise both what our country has achieved and what we want to achieve.
Budget 2018 gives everyone a fair chance and the opportunity to reach their full potential – Corcoran Kennedy
With Budget 2018, Fine Gael is giving everyone a fair chance and the opportunity to reach their full potential. That’s according to Fine Gael TD for Laois Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, who noted in particular the reforms to the tax system designed to give a little back to those who have made sacrifices during the tough years.
Rural and Community Development Committee will ensure a counterbalance to the capital is created- Carey
The chair of the new Committee on Rural and Community Development has committed to creating a counter balance to the capital.
Faux outrage from Donnelly hides ignorance on Brexit process – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has slammed Fianna Fáil TD Stephen Donnelly's faux outrage in relation to a Revenue working paper, dating from 2016, detailing the potential impact of a hard Brexit from a customs point of view.
Up to 20,000 Additional & Replacement School Places this year - Minister Bruton
The Minister for Education and Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton T.D., today visits the new school building for Le Chéile Secondary School. The school’s new modern, state of the art facilities will provide for 1,000 new school places at a cost of €20m.
Speech by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar to Dáil Éireann on the death of Liam Cosgrave
I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of An iar-Thaoiseach, and former member of this House, Liam Cosgrave. As Taoiseach and as leader of Fine Gael I extend my deepest sympathy to his family and friends.
Another jobs win for Sandyford - Richmond
Local Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement that Microsoft will be recruiting a further 200 people to work at its Sandyford base.