Julie O’Leary added as Fine Gael candidate in Cork North Central
The Fine Gael Executive Council has agreed on the addition of Julie O’Leary as a candidate in the Cork North Central constituency for the next General Election.
Fine Gael supporting President Michael D Higgins in election campaign
The Fine Gael Executive Council has decided (on foot of a proposal made by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD and supported by the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party) that Fine Gael will endorse and support the candidacy of President Michael D Higgins in any potential Presidential Election.
Oireachtas committee demands response from Facebook in light of revelations - Naughton
Both Facebook executives and the Irish Data Protection Commissioner will be called to appear before the Oireachtas Communications Committee following shocking revelations in a TV documentary.
Premature scrapping of roadworthy vehicles driven by insurance companies- Mulherin
The premature scrapping of roadworthy vehicles must be ended, Fine Gael Senator Michelle Mulherin has said.
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.