News & Statements
Better conditions for community ‘Section 39’ groups must remain on the agenda – Doherty
Restrictions on ‘Section 39’ groups, which provide valuable services to communities across the country, must be addressed in the next Budget, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Senator Doherty calls for driver involved in hit and run to be banned from Ireland for life
Zigimantas Gridziuska, who was involved in a hit and run incident which the claimed the life of a young man, should be banned from entering the State for the entirety of his lifetime, according to Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty.
Security for Search & Rescue staff must be guaranteed – Doherty
Securing the continuity terms and conditions of Ireland’s Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter crews must be guaranteed, amid increased concerns surrounding the awarding of the SAR contract to Bristow Ltd, commencing in July 2025, according to a Fine Gael Senator.
Our aviation sector needs a just transition – Doherty
Authorities at Irish and EU level will need to mitigate the expense to consumers that will inevitably come with the decarbonisation of the aviation sector, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Local authorities must be ambitious in identifying sites for affordable homes – Doherty
There is a need for local authorities to show greater ambition in identifying vacant sites for the construction of purpose-built Affordable Purchase homes, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Urgent support required for the less than 100 commercial field growers left in Ireland – Doherty
Ireland’s horticulture sector is facing extinction unless support is provided urgently, a Fine Gael Senator said.
Chair of RTÉ’s audit and risk committee must face questioning on payments crisis – Doherty
The RTÉ board member who chairs the audit and risk committee must come before the Oireachtas this week to explain what she knows about the undisclosed payments scandal, according to a Fine Gael Senator.
We have work to do to achieve full LGBTQ+ equality – Doherty
Ireland has come a long way in terms of advancing the rights of LGBTQ+ people, but we have much more to do, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
DAA commits to no drop-off charges in ‘short, medium or long-term’ – Doherty
The announcement today by the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) at an Oireachtas committee that controversial charges on ‘drop-off’ zones in Dublin Airport will not proceed is a welcome development for motorists, Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty has said.
Action needed now to help our growers – Doherty
Irish horticultural producers must be supported by Government amid skyrocketing energy costs and supply shortages, a Fine Gael Senator has said.