Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces major Government Initiative at launch of Gender Equality Action Plan for Higher Education Institutions
Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education today (12th Nov 2018) announced the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative for the Higher Education sector at the launch of the Action Plan for Gender Equality in Higher Education Institutions 2018 - 2020.
Racial abuse aimed at young family completely out of order – Rock
A Fine Gael TD has expressed shock and disgust after a photo he posted on social media alongside a young family was bombarded with racial abuse.
Naughton to Represent Ireland at International Grand Committee at Westminster
Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton intends to question Facebook’s chief Mark Zuckerberg about the growth of fake news and disinformation at an international communications committee.
Cardiac Assessment & Screen essential for identifying potential heart problems - O’Donovan
CRY Cardiac Assessment & Screen is an essential tool to preventing Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS), a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Positive progress for CF patients in Beaumont – Noone
Today marks great progress for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients attending Beaumont Hospital, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
U2 fans are stuck in a moment they can’t get out of as tickets are being touted for hundreds of euro - Rock
A Fine Gael TD has said the Government needs to commit to a date to introducing his anti-touting legislation as U2 tickets sell at vertigo inducing prices; hundreds of euro above their face value.
Need to centralise information in respect of unidentified bodies – Burke
There is a need to centralise information in respect of bodies or parts of bodies which have not been identified, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Na Fianna GAA pitches to be saved under new plans - Rock
A Fine Gael TD has said a sustained campaign to prevent the proposed MetroLink using the GAA pitches of a well known Dublin GAA club as a tunnelling site looks set to result in a hard earned win.
Fine Gael statement on the Confidence and Supply Arrangement
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil met again today for over five hours to discuss the confidence and supply arrangement with a particular emphasis on the Health Sector.
Chair of Climate Action Committee to seek cross party support for Bill banning microbeads
Chair of the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee, Hildegarde Naughton, has welcomed the publication of legislation to ban microbeads.