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Richmond calls for deepening Irish engagement in EU post-Brexit
As the vista of Brexit draws closer, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has called on the Government to deepen Irish engagement in the European Union (EU) post Brexit.
Delays in processing work permits must be tackled – Richmond
The delay in the processing of work permits for the spouses of foreign nationals must be tackled to ensure our economy can continue to succeed and grow, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Richmond slams Fianna Fáil’s reckless undermining of ratification process
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has slammed Fianna Fáil’s Justice spokesman, Jim O’Callaghan, for talking up the worst case Brexit scenario by demanding extra contingency planning for a hard border.
Second chance of free inter rail ticket for 18 year olds – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the decision by the European Commission to open up a second round of applications for 18 year old Europeans to receive a free inter rail ticket.
Luas lunch box strike must be derailed– Richmond
Any Luas drivers’ strike over their lunch breaks will be disastrous for the 109,000 commuters who use it daily, Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has claimed.
Time to back the best Brexit deal available – Richmond
Proposing the Seanad motion to support the Draft Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the EU, Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has stated that it is time to back the best Brexit deal available.
Does Fianna Fáil endorse Chambers’ criticism of draft Brexit deal? – Richmond
For the last three days Fianna Fáil’s Brexit spokesperson Lisa Chambers has led an ill-conceived campaign seeking to undermine the Government’s approach to the Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and EU, Senator Neale Richmond claimed.
Post Brexit passport rush continues – Richmond
Figures released to Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, have shown that the post Brexit rush for Irish passports in the UK continues with 2018 set to be the busiest year so far.
Richmond welcomes Micheál Martin’s backing of the Government’s Brexit strategy
Responding to the Wolfe Tone speech by Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has stated that Martin’s late acceptance of the Government’s long-held Brexit strategy is to be welcomed.
Focus must now return to hammering out a Brexit deal – Richmond
The focus of Brexit talks must now return to hammering out a deal in the coming days, a Fine Gael Senator has said.