Richard Bruton, TD

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Dublin Bay North

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83 jobs announced in Cork and Dublin under the Succeed in Ireland Initiative

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore TD and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD today (Friday) announced that four companies are establishing new operations in Cork and Dublin with the creation of a total of 83 new jobs.

Revealed: Fianna Fáil’s 445,000 reasons to keep the Seanad – Bruton

Fine Gael’s Director of Elections, Minister Richard Bruton TD, has this evening (Wednesday) said that Fianna Fáil's true reason for wanting to keep the Seanad has been revealed, with figures showing that the Party receives €445,000 a year from the Exchequer for its Senators, under the leaders allowance paid for all political parties. This amounts to about a third of Fianna Fáil’s State funding.

Last time the Seanad delayed a bill, the Beatles were top of the charts – Bruton

Fine Gael’s Director of Elections for the Seanad Abolition Referendum, Minister Richard Bruton TD, today (Sunday) enlisted the help of John and Paul from the Beatles to kick off the final week of Fine Gael’s campaign for a Yes vote to abolish the Seanad. The Beatles had their first number one hit in the US in 1964 - which is also the year the Seanad last delayed a piece of legislation.

Fine Gael poster campaign gives the people a clear choice on the Seanad referendum

Fine Gael launched its poster campaign for the abolition of the Seanad today (Sunday) with a promise to deal with facts and reality – unlike those that want to retain the Seanad. Speaking at the launch, Fine Gael’s Director of Elections, Richard Bruton, TD, said that the people were being given a simple choice – to abolish the Seanad, or to keep it as it is.

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Climate Action and Environment
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