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Reciprocal voting rights should be extended to EU citizens in Ireland – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has raised the possibility of Ireland extending voting rights for the Dáil to the citizens of any other EU Member State who has done the same for Irish citizens.
109,000 daily LUAS users shows need for continued investment – Richmond
Dublin Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has said new LUAS figures show the need for continued investment in the service as the economy continues to grow.
Richmond encourages young graduates to apply for an EU traineeship
With just two weeks left to apply for a traineeship with the European Commission, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, is encouraging Irish graduates to get their applications in on time.
Hiding beyond the mantra of abstentionism is no longer credible for Sinn Féin – Richmond
Speaking at the Féile an Phobail festival in West Belfast today (Thursday), Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has repeated the call for Sinn Féin MPs to take their seats in Westminster, citing the need to ensure any Brexit deal gets through the House of Commons as well as the European Parliament.
FF leader should outline his proposal rather than pass condescending remarks – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond has said the Fianna Fáil (FF) leader would be better informing the country about his party’s proposal for the North rather than passing condescending remarks on Oireachtas colleagues.
Fianna Fáil’s muddled Brexit thinking not good enough – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has called on Fianna Fáil to either propose substantive policies on Brexit or work constructively to bolster the Government’s position.
Absentee FF in no position to criticise Brexit strategy – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has slammed Fianna Fáil Brexit spokesperson, Lisa Chambers, following her latest attempt to tie internal UK chaos to the Irish Government.
Luas needs proper plan after chaotic scenes following Bublé concert – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has called on LUAS operator Transdev to put in place a proper plan for major events following chaotic scenes after the Michael Bublé concert in Croke Park.
Rees-Mogg’s border visit nothing more than a PR stunt – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has labelled a visit by arch Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg to the Irish border as nothing more than a PR stunt.
Half Game Rule could increase sporting participation
Fine Gael Senator and keen sportsman, Neale Richmond, has called on Irish sports bodies such as the GAA, FAI and IRFU to follow the lead of UK counterparts who have introduced the Half Game Rule new rules to guarantee players at youth and social level at least a half of on pitch playing time.