News & Statements
New forestry programme provides much needed certainty for farmers
Today’s €1.3 billion announcement for forestry supports will provide certainty for farmers and aims to get confidence back into the sector, Fine Gael Senators have said.
HSE must expedite hiring for autism services – Carrigy
Fine Gael Senator and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Autism, Micheál Carrigy, is calling on the HSE to urgently fill staff vacancies in autism services across the country to help alleviate waiting lists.
Fine Gael Senator criticises Green Minister for claiming days of turf cutting are numbered
A Fine Gael Senator has criticised a Green party Minister’s claim that peoples’ days of turf cutting on the bogs are numbered.
Time to put a lid on drink spiking – Carrigy
It’s time to put a lid on drink spiking and end this abhorrent practice, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Councils should consider introducing dedicated parking spaces for those with hidden disabilities – Carrigy
Local authorities should consider introducing parking spaces for people with hidden disabilities in public places, according to Fine Gael Senator Micheál Carrigy.
Quiet spaces needed at St Patrick’s Day parades to facilitate people with autism – Carrigy
The organisers of St Patrick’s Day parades throughout the country must incorporate quiet sections to allow people on the autism spectrum attend and enjoy the celebrations, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Use of Post Offices for employment benefits will boost An Post network
A move to require people in receipt of employment benefits to turn up in person at their local post office to receive the payments, shows a Government commitment to the An Post network, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Renewed effort needed to put women’s sport on a level playing pitch – Carrigy
A renewed effort is needed to achieve gender equality in sport, according to Fine Gael Senator and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport, Micheál Carrigy.
RTÉ must explain why Andrew McGinley was dropped from Late Late Show – Carrigy
RTÉ must outline their reasons for removing Andrew McGinley, who was due to appear on the Late Late Show to raise funds for his charity As Darragh Did, from the line-up at the last minute, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Indoor sports and competitions to be allowed take place for all under 18s – Carrigy
A change will be made to Sport Ireland guidance so that all games and competitions for indoor sports can now take place for young people under 18, a Fine Gael Senator has said.