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An ill-informed minority cannot be allowed to jeopardise RWC bid – Richmond
Speaking in the Seanad during the debate on the Rugby World Cup Bill, Fine Gael Senator and rugby player, Neale Richmond, has stated that an ill-informed minority cannot be allowed to jeopardise Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Minority faiths to be protected under new admissions rules – Richmond
Children of minority faiths will be protected under new proposals from Fine Gael Education Minister, Richard Bruton, on school admissions.
If the EU doesn’t sell itself, the European dream will die – Richmond
“The EU must sell itself, or it will die.” That’s according to Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, who was engaging with the European Commission at a meeting of the Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee, focusing on the future of the EU white paper.
Luas poll shows need for longer trams on Green Line – Richmond
Many people are left stranded by the Luas on workdays as trams are packed to capacity, Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Senator Neale Richmond has revealed.
Reopening of Stepaside Garda Station is welcome but vital proper resources are made available – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator for Dublin Rathdown, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement that Stepaside Garda Station is to reopen but has warned that proper resources need to be made available to ensure the station serves the local community.
Local groups encouraged to apply for environmental grants – Richmond
Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Senator, Neale Richmond, has encouraged local groups to apply for newly available environmental funding to help improve their local areas.
Let’s plan Ireland’s future at the heart of Europe – Richmond
Speaking on the Seanad's Order of Business today (Tuesday), Fine Gael Senator and Government Seanad spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, called for a Seanad debate on the future of Europe and how Ireland's position might look in that future vision.
UK cannot jeopardise negotiations with focus on €60bn ‘Brexit bill’ – Richmond
In an engagement with the British Ambassador to Ireland at a meeting of the EU Affairs Committee meeting today (Tuesday), Senator Neale Richmond warned that the UK cannot jeopardise upcoming Brexit negotiations with a focus on the so called ‘Brexit bill’.
Negotiating guidelines for Brexit give Ireland a fighting chance – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and Government spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed today's (Friday) issuing of draft negotiating guidelines, which have been circulated to Member States by the European Council President Donald Tusk. This provides some clarity on contentious issues for Ireland, notably the ability of our citizens to travel, work and live freely in a post Brexit Britain
Sixty years of European prosperity worth fighting for – Richmond
On the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the formal start of the European project, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU affairs, Neale Richmond, has said that European prosperity is worth fighting for.