News & Statements
HSE should retain the extra hospital intern posts to help with ongoing impact of Covid-19 – Kyne
Fine Gael Senator and Member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Seán Kyne has called on the HSE to continue with the additional hospital intern posts this year on account of the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Patients aged 70 and over in our hospitals will now be vaccinated thanks to policy change – Kyne
Senator Seán Kyne has welcomed confirmation that patients 70 years of age and over will now be vaccinated in the hospital setting following a policy change.
Rare Disease Day highlights need to reform reimbursement system for new medicines
Fine Gael Senator and Member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Seán Kyne, has said the process for the reimbursement of medicines for rare diseases needs to be reformed given the lengthy delays in making new medicines available here.
Revenue must extend deadline for employers who wish to help workers with Covid-19 related tax bills – Kyne
Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson for Public Expenditure and Reform, Seán Kyne, has said Revenue should extend the deadline for employers seeking to help their workers with tax bills arising from Covid-19 supports, from June to the end of the year.
Concern in fishing communities at exclusion of Irish ports from UK trawler landings – Kyne
Fine Gael Senator Seán Kyne has expressed concern at the exclusion of all but two Irish ports for UK trawler landings. Following Brexit, UK trawlers are now classed as being from a third country and can only land catches at international ports in Ireland which are Killybegs and Castletownbere.
Comprehensive campaign to build confidence in Vaccination Programme is vital
A comprehensive campaign including an information booklet for every household and engagement with social media companies is needed to build confidence in the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Speech from Government Chief Whip, Seán Kyne TD, regarding the Voting Issues
Just over a year ago I was appointed Government Chief Whip. It is an honour and a privilege to hold this office with its varied responsibilities and duties that are central to the running of the Dáil, specifically with regard to Government business.
New apprenticeships will support learners and boost critically important sectors – Kyne
Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne TD, has welcomed the launch of 26 new apprenticeships as part of €122 million investment in apprenticeships by Government in 2018.
Ground-breaking heart failure medication approved by HSE
Ground-breaking new heart failure medication will help to save lives. That’s according to Sean Kyne, Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, and Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, who had previously raised the availability of the medicine with Health Minster, Simon Harris.
Progress on the development of Local Digital Strategies – Kyne
Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne, has today (Tuesday) confirmed progress on the development of local digital strategies for each city and county council.