Delays in processing work permits must be tackled – Richmond
The delay in the processing of work permits for the spouses of foreign nationals must be tackled to ensure our economy can continue to succeed and grow, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Delaying tactics on abortion legislation must end – O’Connell
The delaying tactics employed in the Oireachtas on the abortion debate must come to an end, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Richmond slams Fianna Fáil’s reckless undermining of ratification process
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has slammed Fianna Fáil’s Justice spokesman, Jim O’Callaghan, for talking up the worst case Brexit scenario by demanding extra contingency planning for a hard border.
Second chance of free inter rail ticket for 18 year olds – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the decision by the European Commission to open up a second round of applications for 18 year old Europeans to receive a free inter rail ticket.
Nine year campaign to recognise and protect hurling and camogie globally ends in success – Minister Phelan
Hurling fanatic and Junior Minister, John Paul Phelan, TD, is delighted that a campaign he began almost a decade ago to give hurling and camogie coveted world status has finally borne fruit.
Famine Commemoration Bill undergoes detailed scrutiny in the Oireachtas - Brophy
The Oireachtas Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht today (Wednesday) completed detailed scrutiny of the National Famine Commemoration Day Bill 2017, which was tabled by Fine Gael TD, Colm Brophy.
Electric vehicle charging network set for overhaul - Lombard
Cork will greatly benefit from a multi-million euro pot to develop a state of the art electric vehicle charging network, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
MEP Kelly calls for ambition on renewables in National Climate and Energy Plan
MEP for Ireland South and Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament has today (Tuesday) called on the Government to take inspiration from the recent agreements reached in Brussels on the 2030 Climate and Energy targets, and to show real ambition in the integration of energy from renewable sources.
Naughton secures agreement to work towards a UN convention on social media governance
Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton attended the ‘International Grand Committee’ in Westminster today and signed ‘International Principles for the law governing the internet’ on behalf of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications.
Luas lunch box strike must be derailed– Richmond
Any Luas drivers’ strike over their lunch breaks will be disastrous for the 109,000 commuters who use it daily, Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has claimed.