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-  Noel Rock TD

Transport Committee hauling in NTA for answers on BusConnects is welcome – Rock

Deputy Noel Rock has welcomed news that the Oireachtas Transport Committee has agreed to his request to haul in the National Transport Authority (NTA) to answer urgent outstanding questions on their BusConnects project. Speaking on the matter, Deputy Rock said: “I understand it is intended to hold an emergency meeting of the Oireachtas Transport Committee next week on this matter. This is good news as the NTA has serious questions to answer.

-  Senator John OMahony

Ming Flanagan comments despicable- O’Mahony

Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony has branded comments made by MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan during a debate on Today with Seán O’Rourke as despicable.

-  Senator Neale Richmond

Half Game Rule could increase sporting participation

Fine Gael Senator and keen sportsman, Neale Richmond, has called on Irish sports bodies such as the GAA, FAI and IRFU to follow the lead of UK counterparts who have introduced the Half Game Rule new rules to guarantee players at youth and social level at least a half of on pitch playing time.

-  Ciaran Cannon TD

Cannon congratulates Kenny on European of the Year honour

Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s forthcoming award of ‘European of the Year’ is a deserved acknowledgement of his role in guiding Ireland back to economic recovery, a Fine Gael Minister has said.

-  Tony McLoughlin TD

Sinn Féin’s attempt to school us on investment in education is hypocrisy at its worst - McLoughlin

Sinn Féin’s attempt to school us on investment in education is hypocrisy at its worst. That’s according to Fine Gael TD for Sligo-Leitrim, and member of the Oireachtas Education Committee, Tony McLoughlin, who compared the policy of school closures and cuts in third level funding during Sinn Fein’s time in Government in the North, to the significant investment in education here.

-  David Stanton TD

Minister Stanton welcomes Cork boundary progress

Progress with the Local Government Bill 2018, which will provide for changes to Cork City and Cork County boundaries, has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton.

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