News & Statements

Donohoe encourages local suppliers to attend Grangegorman information and networking event

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and local Dublin Central TD, Paschal Donohoe, has today (Tuesday) called on local construction companies and tradespeople to attend an information and networking event designed to connect local suppliers and the consortia that have been shortlisted for the next stage of the development of the DIT Grangegorman campus.

The Band Plays On as Dublin Goes Country

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe today announced that Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland and Dublin’s tourism industry were stepping in to ensure that the many thousands of Garth Brooks’ fans would still have a weekend to remember if they went ahead with their travel plans to the city in the last weekend of July.

‘Right to Read’ campaign will support learning for people of all ages – Donohoe

Speaking after his attendance this morning (Thursday) at the launch of the ‘Right to Read’ campaign at Charleville Mall Library in the North Strand, Fine Gael Dublin Central TD and Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe, said the inability to read properly, or at all, still hinders far too many of our people who are prevented from reaching their full potential as a result.

Pre- European Council statement (26 – 27 June) by the Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe TD Dáil Éireann, 25 June 2014

It is always important that we have this exchange prior to a European Council. As the Taoiseach outlined, this Council is perhaps even more important than usual as it concerns the leadership of the Commission for the next five years. Even more important still, it is about setting the strategic priorities for that new leadership’s term in office.