News & Statements
Minister Naughton rejects criticism by John Gilligan programme makers
A Fine Gael Minister has rejected claims that comments she made criticising the production of a three-part programme on convicted drug dealer John Gilligan were ‘opportunistic’.
Naughton expresses deep disappointment at Sinn Féin’s unashamed objection to transparency and accountability
Fine Gael Minister and Government Chief Whip, Hildegarde Naughton TD, has expressed her deep disappointment at Sinn Féin’s rejection of her offer of Dáil time to respond to questions and to account for their incorrect financial returns and filings.
All parties need to ensure full accountability on Sinn Féin’s financial errors – Naughton
Every party in the Oireachtas should ensure there is full accountability on the ongoing revelations of Sinn Féin’s incorrect statutory declarations and audited accounts, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Review to boost traffic to Regional Airports – Naughton
Supporting Balanced Regional Development a key Fine Gael cornerstone
Minister Hildegarde Naughton extends sympathies on the death of Brigid Hogan-O’Higgins
Galway TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton, has extended her sympathies to the family of former Fine Gael TD, Brigid Hogan O-Higgins, on the occasion of her passing.
New initiative to support walking and cycling infrastructure for schools
The Government has today launched a new initiative called Safe Routes to School which will support active travel infrastructure for selected schools around the country. The programme, which is the next phase in the Government’s investment in active travel, will see funding provided from the €1.8 billion committed under the Programme for Government, to support walking/scooting and cycling to primary and post-primary schools.
Minister Naughton announces exemption for over 70’s to provide medical report when applying for a driving licence
Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD, has announced today that in light of the surge of Covid-19 cases and, in order to ease the burden on medical services, there will be an extension in the exemption that allows for those aged over 70 to apply for a driving licence without the need to provide a medical report.
Statement by Minister Hildegarde Naughton
Hildegarde Naughton has said she is honoured to have been appointed as a Minister of State attending cabinet in the new Government.
Government taking decisive action on online political advertising – Naughton
THE Government has shown its intent to take political interference on social media seriously after Cabinet approved a proposal to regulate online political advertising, a Fine Gael TD has said.