News & Statements
Statement from Minister Catherine Byrne
“Today I had positive and constructive discussions with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister Eoghan Murphy.
Make safety a priority this Halloween – Byrne
Take care to avoid harm or injury by steering clear of bonfires and fireworks this weekend, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Ireland’s first Supervised Injecting Facility to provide safe harbour and medical help for chronic drug users
Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne today (Tuesday) welcomed the Government’s decision to approve the publication of the Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Bill 2017.
World class Freud exhibition is a real boost for IMMA and Kilmainham – Byrne
Fine Gael Dublin South Central TD and Minister of State Catherine Byrne, has welcomed the approval of €371,000 in funding for the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) for a world class Freud exhibition, saying it will be a real boost for the museum and for the Kilmainham area.
Statement by Catherine Byrne TD, Acting Chairperson and Helen McEntee, Secretary of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party
The Fine Gael Parliamentary Party met today and passed a motion fully supporting the Taoiseach’s efforts to form a Partnership Government between Fine Gael, Independents and Fianna Fáil.
Statement from Catherine Byrne, TD and Vice-Chairperson Fine Gael Parliamentary Party
Today's meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary meeting was open, positive and constructive. We welcomed new members and acknowledged good colleagues who lost their seats.
Public funding for IVF will provide equality of access for those who need it – Byrne
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne, has today (Monday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD, of his intention to provide public funding for assisted human reproductive treatment for Irish couples who need help with fertility.
Over 5,800 additional new IDA jobs for Dublin in 2015 – Byrne
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne, has welcomed the positive employment figures for Dublin released this week by the IDA, saying that continued job creation will keep the recovery going in Dublin.
New legislation to protect children from second hand smoke – Byrne
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, and member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Catherine Byrne, has welcomed new legislation banning smoking in cars where children are present.
Two schools in Dublin 8 to benefit from major school building programme – Byrne
Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne, today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement that two schools in Dublin 8 will benefit from funding under a multi-million euro school building programme.