Catch-up scheme needed for Meningitis B vaccine - Lombard
Fine Gael Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has called for the Meningitis B vaccine programme, introduced in October 2016, to be back-dated to allow for a catch up scheme for all children
9% VAT rate for the tourism sector must be protected- Byrne
Fine Gael Senator, Maria Byrne, has said the 9% VAT rate for the tourism sector must be protected.
Comreg must investigate possible breach of EU Law by Irish mobile operators – Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Friday) called on the Irish Commission for Communications Regulation, ComReg, to investigate Irish mobile phone providers after it was reported that they could breach EU law if they exploit a loophole in new legislation which will give consumers the ability to use their mobile devices, within other EU countries, at domestic rates.
Religious congregations must live up to their side of the deal- Buttimer
Fine Gael Senator and Leader of the Seanad, Jerry Buttimer, has condemned religious congregations for failing to pay their share of the redress scheme to survivors of residential institutional child abuse.
14,000 people in Sligo & Leitrim will benefit from increase in pension payment
Fine Gael TD for Sligo-Leitrim, Tony McLoughlin, said almost 14,000 people in the region will benefit from the increase to the state pension.
New TAMS II measure will help Carlow tillage farmers to modernise and cut costs - Deering
Fine Gael Carlow Kilkenny TD, and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Pat Deering, has said the new specialised Tillage Measure under TAMS II is going to help Carlow tillage farmers to modernise and cut costs.
Let’s put the brake on exorbitant hospital car park prices – Noone
Fine Gael Dublin Senator Catherine Noone today (Thursday) called on Government to support the Irish Cancer Society's ongoing campaign to reduce exorbitant hospital car parking prices by issuing a parking pricing guideline, similar to the one issued by the NHS in the UK.
Further youth mental health services needed for Sligo/Leitrim- McLoughlin
Fine Gael TD for Sligo/Leitrim, Tony McLoughlin, has called for further youth mental health services for the region.
Government is fully committed to the Castlebar campus of GMIT
Fine Gael Senator Michelle Mulherin has said the Government is fully committed to the Castlebar campus of GMIT.
€260 pension increase will help make life easier for recipients
Pensioners have said the €260 annual boost in their state pension will make life easier for them.