News & Statements
Sanctions must be extended to Belarussian regime for its support in Russian invasion – Ward
Sanctions must be extended to the Lukashenko regime in Belarus over its support of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Increase in the price of a stamp not justified – Ward
A Fine Gael Senator has today criticised An Post for increasing the price of National and International postage for the second time in a year.
Heritage harbours must not be forgotten in plan to rejuvenate coastal infrastructure – Ward
A Fine Gael Senator has raised the importance of funding for heritage harbours as part of the plan to support and rejuvenate coastal communities and infrastructure.
Senator Barry Ward welcomes the lifting of travel restrictions on Richard O’Halloran
A Fine Gael Senator has warmly welcomed the lifting of travel restrictions on Richard O’Halloran, who had been prevented from leaving China for three years, despite not having been charged with, tried for, or convicted of, any wrongdoing.
Chinese abuses of Interpol are unacceptable – Ward
Extend antigen testing to all frontline workers – Ward
Antigen tests should be made available to all frontline workers, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
International community must confront China’s behaviour – Ward
The international community must confront the Communist Party of China’s disrespect of human rights and the rule of law, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Sailing must be reinstated as a Paralympic sport in 2028 – Ward
A Fine Gael Senator has thrown his support behind the campaign by World Sailing to reinstate sailing as a Paralympic sport in the 2028 Games in Los Angeles.
Progress for sail training in Ireland with potential new vessel – Ward
There is progress for sail training in Ireland with a potential new vessel identified, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Dún Laoghaire Senator Barry Ward today (Thursday) raised the matter with the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney TD and emphasised the importance of funding for a new sail training vessel in Ireland to replace Asgard II.
Ward calls for 24-hour bus service for Dún Laoghaire
A Fine Gael Senator has called on Dublin Bus and the National Transport Authority (NTA) to introduce a 24-hour service for Route 46A, which runs between Dún Laoghaire and the Phoenix Park, through the city centre.