News & Statements
Sinn Féin’s reckless economic policies would stifle job creation and economic recovery – O’Donovan
Sinn Féin’s reckless economic policies would do nothing to support businesses and would stifle job creation as the country recovers from Covid-19, Fine Gael Minister Patrick O’Donovan has said.
Minister Patrick O’Donovan welcomes the appointment of contractors to carry out remedial works on the bank of the River Feale at Convent Street, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Winter storms in February 2020, resulted in the collapse of a section of elevated bank slope along the northern bank of the River Feale, adjacent to Convent Street in Listowel, Co. Kerry. I am delighted that these remedial works will be undertaken to stabilise the river bank with the construction works expected to commence on-site in August 2021
Minister O’Donovan launches the Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Study Post-Consultation Report
“I am delighted at the level of interaction and engagement by members of the public and key stakeholders during the consultation on the The Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Study. We received over 2,200 submissions. I have listened to the feedback and I am determined to implement the revised recommendations in the Report which will help safeguard all users of the Park for generations to come.”
Des O’Malley was a true patriot – O’Donovan
Des O’Malley was a true patriot who put this Republic first above all else, Fine Gael Minister Patrick O’Donovan has said.
Sinn Féin do not stand for security in this Republic – O’Donovan
Sinn Féin’s TDs walking out of the Dáil during a vote on the Special Criminal Court should leave nobody in any doubt as to where their priorities are when it comes to the security of this Republic, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Minister O’Donovan announces free admission to OPW visitor sites in support of the Government’s recovery and reopening plan
Mr. Patrick O’ Donovan T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), today announced that admission charges to all fee-paying open OPW heritage sites are being waived in line with the Government’s recovery and reopening plan outlined in The Path Ahead.
OPW Heritage Sites Reopening their Grounds
The Minister for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Limerick Fine Gael TD, Patrick O'Donovan has announced that a total of 48 OPW parks and heritage sites with outdoor spaces will be open to the public within the existing travel restrictions either from today, 26 April, or later this week.
Minister O’Donovan commits to a further consultation period on the Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme
Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan TD, today announced that the OPW and Galway County Council will make arrangements for a further period of consultation to be held on the Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme following the easing of the present Covid-19 restrictions.
Minister O’Donovan announces ‘Greening’ of Heritage Sites and State Buildings as part of the 2021 National St Patrick’s Festival
The greening initiative has gone from strength to strength with signification notable worldwide landmark buildings being illuminated in green to promote this celebration. This year the theme of the Festival is ‘Dúisigh Éire! Awaken Ireland!’ which invites everyone to throw off the long dark months and rise to embrace the brighter days ahead.
Minister O’Donovan announces the commencement of Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Public Consultation
Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Mr. Patrick O’Donovan TD, today announced the commencement of the public consultation for the Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Study.