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UK document should be seen as the basis for negotiations, not the solution – Richmond
Welcoming the release of the latest UK Government position paper on Brexit, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has stated that the document is the basis for negotiations and does not yet present the ultimate solution for Ireland.
Women’s Rugby World Cup an opportunity for a sporting legacy – Richmond
Ahead of the kick of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland today, Fine Gael Senator and keen rugby player, Neale Richmond, has said that the tournament provides a great opportunity for both the IRFU and the Irish Government to leave a real sporting legacy.
Bank of America endorses Sandyford – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement by Bank of America that it intends to make Dublin its European base following the Brexit vote.
Post Brexit, energy security can be an easy win – Richmond
The Government must prioritise roll-out of the Celtic Interconnector in order to secure Ireland's energy supply in the wake of Brexit, according to Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond who was speaking in the Seanad today (Wednesday).
Export increases show need for more EU trade deals post Brexit – Richmond
Annual export increases show the need for more EU trade deals post Brexit, a Dublin-based Senator has said.
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.