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Does Micheál Martin still have confidence in Timmy Dooley for top European job? – Richmond
As an investigation by the Ceann Comhairle into voting irregularities concerning Fianna Fáil Deputy Timmy Dooley gets underway, a Fine Gael Senator has asked if Micheál Martin still has confidence in Timmy Dooley for a key role in the powerful ALDE party.
Under-reporting of concussion among teenagers a wake-up call on need for national strategy – Richmond
A new study showing under-reporting of concussion among teenagers must act as a wake-up call on the need for a National Concussion Strategy, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Irish Water needs to reverse mind-boggling decision on Stillorgan Reservoir – Richmond
The decision of Irish Water to lock Sandyford locals out of 15-acres of landscaped lands around the upgraded Stillorgan Reservoir is simply mind-boggling, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Does Fianna Fáil support the European Union and Government on the backstop – Richmond
FIANNA Fáil leader Micheál Martin needs to clarify if he backs the European Union and Government’s position on the backstop, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Richmond calls for blue card system in sport to be considered as part of National Concussion Strategy
A blue card system for Irish sporting organisations could be a means of ensuring our sports bodies are protecting players who suffer suspected concussion, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Fianna Fáils questioning of European Ill judged and Ill timed – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has slammed Fianna Fáil for more loose Brexit comments as their Brexit spokesperson Lisa Chambers questions European solidarity with Ireland in the face of Brexit.
National Concussion Strategy needed to change culture in Irish sport – Richmond
Ireland needs a National Concussion Strategy to ingrain the culture of ‘if in doubt sit them out’ in Irish sports, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Be careful what you wish for – Richmond warns against talk of premature Border Poll
Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has warned those calling for a border poll on a United Ireland to “be careful what they wish for”.
Fianna Fáil trying to undermine strong Irish consensus on Brexit
Fine Gael Senator and Spokesperson on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has today (Tuesday) criticised Fianna Fáil TD Timmy Dooley for trying to undermine Ireland’s united front on Brexit.
Erasmus should be extended to older persons – Richmond
With an increase to the Erasmus budget on the horizon, the programme should be extended to older persons, a Fine Gael Senator has said.