‘Ruxi’ - Rural taxi proposal a step closer – Daly
A taxi service that caters specifically for rural Ireland is a now a step closer, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
FF wants to axe plan to deliver high-speed broadband to every home, farm & business in Ireland – Burke
Fianna Fáil wants to axe the Government’s plan to provide high-speed broadband to every home, farm and business in Ireland, according to Fine Gael TD Peter Burke.
Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor T.D. Welcomes the Latest Athena SWAN Awards
The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., has welcomed the Athena Swan awards that were announced this week.The Athena SWAN Charter is a flagship accreditation scheme which recognises action to address gender equality within our higher education institutions.Two additional third level institutions have been successful in receiving Bronze awards. These are Cork Institute of Technology and the Institute of Technology Carlow. These bring to eleven the total institutional bronze awards made to date, including the award to the DIT in 2018.
National Student Accommodation Strategy
The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development Damien English T.D. today released the end Q1 2019 progress report on the National Student Accommodation Strategy.The National Student Accommodation Strategy (NSAS) complements the initiatives being taken by the Minister for Housing to increase housing supply under Rebuilding Ireland. Eight key targets and 27 actions are outlined which are designed to support the delivery of an increased level of supply of Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) and an increase in take-up of digs accommodation. The target as set out in the NSAS is the provision of 7,000 bed spaces by end 2019 and a total of 21,000 additional PBSA beds by 2024.
Fianna Fáil’s roll out of flip-flopping on broadband – Heydon
THE hypocrisy emerging from Fianna Fáil on the Government’s National Broadband Plan is staggering even by their standards, Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Chairman Martin Heydon has said tonight.
Fine Gael launches Divorce Referendum YES campaign
Today (Monday, May 6), Fine Gael launched its campaign for a yes vote in the forthcoming referendum on divorce.
Airlines need to become autism aware - Richmond
FLIGHT attendants should be trained in autism awareness and airline companies need to be more mindful of families travelling with autistic children, Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has said.
Fine Gael launches European and Local Elections campaigns
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has today outlined how Fine Gael have the right team, vision and plan for Ireland on the European stage and across the country at local level.
Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD Leads Generation Apprenticeship – What’s Next Employer Consultation Event
Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (1 May 2019) opened an apprenticeship employer consultation event to hear ideas on current and future apprenticeship provision. The event, entitled Generation Apprenticeship – What’s Next?, was organised by the Apprenticeship Council and held in Dublin’s Gibson Hotel.
Naughton to attend Open Government Partnership Summit on internet safety
The Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee has been invited to attend the Open Government Partnership Summit in Canada later this month.