News & Statements
Sinn Féin must pay RIA – They haven’t gone away you know – Doherty
Sinn Féin must pay all their unsettled General Election invoices and explain how they failed to record a series of high profile events in their SIPO returns, Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty said.
Report into abuse at St John’s Ambulance must be published immediately – Doherty
Delays in the publishing of Dr Geoffrey Shannon’s report into the mishandling of abuse cases at St.John’s Ambulance are ‘retraumatising’ victims and survivors, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Recycled CO2 used to enhance growth of vegetables to be exempt of carbon tax – Doherty
Glasshouse growers of quality tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers who reused the CO2 generated from glasshouse heating are set to secure a carbon tax rebate, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Bus service providers must take responsibility for cases of ‘disappearing’ buses – Doherty
Dublin Fingal Senator Regina Doherty said that regular users of public transport in the Dublin area are experiencing buses disappearing from the Real Time Information screens and failing to show up at scheduled times.
Outbreak in anti-social behaviour warrants boosted Garda recruitment targets – Doherty
A Fine Gael Senator has echoed comments made by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris, who stated that Garda recruitment figures set six years ago are not sufficient. This comes amid widespread calls for increased Garda visibility, to address heightened levels of anti-social behaviour in cities and towns across Ireland.
TFI 90-minute rail fares must extend to Skerries and Balbriggan – Doherty
A Fine Gael Senator has criticised the “exclusion” of rail commuters in Skerries and Balbriggan from Transport for Ireland’s (TFI) ‘90-minute fare’ scheme.
DAA apologies worthless as current service is unacceptable- Doherty
Apologies from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) are useless if they cannot provide assurances to travellers, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
All legal documents relating to new National Maternity Hospital must be peer-reviewed – Doherty
Many questions still must be answered in relation to the ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital, the approval of which was postponed by Cabinet this week, according to Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty.
Charges to taxi drivers for March public holiday should be waived – Doherty
The National Transport Authority (NTA) should waive the need for taximeters to be recalibrated for the upcoming public holiday on March 18th to relieve the financial burden on taxi drivers, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Proposed ‘tolling’ of airport drop-off zones is nonsensical – Doherty
A Fingal Senator has strongly criticised plans to place tolls on drop-off zones at Dublin Airport.