News & Statements
HPV Vaccine to be made available free-of-charge to all women under 25 – Conway
All women under the age of 25 will now be able to receive the HPV vaccine free-of-charge, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator and Party spokesperson for Health in the Seanad, Martin Conway has campaigned for the last two years for the elimination of all charges associated with the HPV vaccine, particularly the very high cost of availing of a catch-up vaccine.
Standardised fare system for rail and bus network must be introduced – Conway
A standardised fare structure across the bus and rail network must be introduced to prevent a discrepancy in prices, according to Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway.
Continuation of reduced VAT rate is a positive boost for hospitality sector coming – Conway
The decision by Government to extend the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality sector is a positive boost for businesses coming into the summer season, according to Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway.
Blind PhD students won’t lose benefits – Conway
Visually impaired or blind students taking part in a third level PhD can be assured they will not lose any benefits due to their education aspirations, Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway has said.
Vigilant watch required of Shannon and Cork Airports to ensure Ukrainian refugees have necessary supports – Conway
Authorities must keep a vigilant watch on the numbers of Ukrainian refugees arriving at Cork and Shannon Airports to ensure they can access the necessary supports, according to Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway.
Commitment to free HPV vaccine for young people must be given – Conway
A commitment and timeline to provide the free HPV Vaccine to young people must be given by the Department of Health, according to Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway.
People must not hinder emergency services with reckless behaviour during Storm Barra – Conway
Outdoor enthusiasts must not hinder the efforts of emergency services with reckless and dangerous behaviour during Storm Barra, Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway has said.
Conway appointed to international OSCE panel to represent people with disabilities
Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway has been appointed to a panel within the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to promote political participation of people with disabilities.
Mid-West Independent TD is against State supports for Shannon Airport and aviation sector – Conway
People in the Mid-West region should be alarmed by Limerick TD Richard O’Donoghue’s Dáil remarks that he does not support State assistance provided to the aviation industry, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Flu vaccine should be given to everyone free of charge – Conway
The HSE should consider giving the flu vaccine to everyone free of charge to minimise pressure on our health service and prevent respiratory-type illnesses, a Fine Gael Senator has said.