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Urgent need to agree a new EU-US-UK open skies agreement
Following engagement with European Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, at a meeting of the Oireachtas Transport, Tourism and Sport Committee, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the Commissioner's commitment that the resolution of transport issues is a key priority as part of the next phase of Brexit negotiations.
EU Solidarity Fund vital post Ophelia – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has stated that the EU Solidarity Fund will be vital for the post Hurricane Ophelia recovery efforts in Ireland.
Martin giving up on Brexit negotiations already – Richmond
Responding to comments by Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin that he would prepare for a hard Brexit, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has accused Martin of giving up on Brexit negotiations.
Faux outrage from Donnelly hides ignorance on Brexit process – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has slammed Fianna Fáil TD Stephen Donnelly's faux outrage in relation to a Revenue working paper, dating from 2016, detailing the potential impact of a hard Brexit from a customs point of view.
Another jobs win for Sandyford – Richmond
Local Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement that Microsoft will be recruiting a further 200 people to work at its Sandyford base.
Juncker’s commitment to transparency in Brexit talks must become standard practice – Richmond
Juncker's commitment to transparency in Brexit talks is welcome and must become standard practice for all EU negotiations and trade deals, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Strong Franco-Irish relations vital post Brexit – Richmond
Addressing a gathering of the France-Ireland Chamber of Commerce today (Tuesday) in Dublin: Fine Gael EU Affairs spokesman, Senator Neale Richmond, has stated that strong Franco-Irish relations are vital post Brexit.
Richmond welcomes Google to Sandyford
Locally based Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcome the announcement that Google is set to expand its Irish operations further with a planned move to offices in the Sandyford Business District.
Fianna Fáil’s front bench confusion on Brexit- Richmond
Senior figures in Fianna Fáil are at odds on the issue of Brexit, a Fine Gael senator has said.
Sensible solutions in UK can lessen the impact of Brexit – Richmond
The shift in policy in relation to Brexit by the British Labour party is a welcome development, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU affairs, Neale Richmond has said.