News & Statements
Women sports stars more likely to suffer from social media abuse than men – Naughton
WOMEN involved in high level sports are more likely to be subjected to social media abuse and harassment than their male counterparts, a high-level sports meeting at Leinster House has heard.
Works to maintain longwave radio service begin today – Naughton
Works have begun today to help ensure the continuance of RTÉ’s longwave radio service for a minimum of two years, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Congressman David N. Cicilline to attend the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and ‘Fake News’ in Dublin
Deputy Hildegarde Naughton, Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee has welcomed confirmation that influential US legislator David N. Cicilline will attend the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and 'Fake News' in Dublin. Deputy Naughton will chair the meeting of the Committee on the 7th of November.
Time to defend against cyber bullying in sport – Naughton
It is time to address the issue of cyber bullying in the area of sport, a Fine Gael TD has said. Galway West TD, Hildegarde Naughton, who is Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications has written to Davy Fitzgerald in the wake of his recent public comments on the matter.
New Bill will help us meet our renewable energy targets – Naughton
New legislation will encourage offshore energy creation and help us meet our renewable energy targets, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Fianna Fáil and the Greens putting politics ahead of patients – Naughton
Both parties want to jeopardise plans for essential elective hospitals
Naughton brings Ireland’s proposals for Digital Safety Commissioner to International Grand Committee
The Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee will update international colleagues on Ireland’s proposals to legislate for a Digital Safety Commissioner at a specialist meeting in Canada this week.
Google needs to explain how election transparency rules failed to catch website targeting Maria Walsh – Naughton
Google will have to answer why they failed to uphold commitments on European election transparency after a website targeting Maria Walsh because of her sexuality was promoted through paid ads, a Fine Gael TD has said.
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.
Microbeads ban on the Government’s priority legislation list – Naughton
A new Bill designed to ban microbeads has been added to the Government’s priority legislation programme, a Fine Gael TD has said.