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Richmond hosts Brexit fact finding mission
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, will host a two day fact finding mission of visiting MPs and academics from the continent, beginning tomorrow (Monday).
Dundrum to be central plank of new Land Development Agency – Richmond
Locally based Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the launch of the new Land Development Agency which contains big plans for the Central Mental Hospital site in Dundrum.
European Research Group border proposals wholly presumptive – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and Seanad Brexit Committee Chairman, Neale Richmond, has rubbished the paper produced by the backbench European Research Group on the Irish border in a post Brexit scenario; dismissing it as being wholly presumptive.
Where is the substance in FF’s Brexit proposal – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Union Affairs Neale Richmond has called on Fianna Fáil to provide detailed tangible solutions for Brexit rather than making a proposal with no detail.
Spike in British nationals becoming Irish citizens ahead of Brexit – Richmond
Figures obtained by Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, have shown a massive increase in British nationals becoming naturalized Irish citizens in the wake of the Brexit Referendum.
Reciprocal voting rights should be extended to EU citizens in Ireland – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has raised the possibility of Ireland extending voting rights for the Dáil to the citizens of any other EU Member State who has done the same for Irish citizens.
109,000 daily LUAS users shows need for continued investment – Richmond
Dublin Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has said new LUAS figures show the need for continued investment in the service as the economy continues to grow.
Richmond encourages young graduates to apply for an EU traineeship
With just two weeks left to apply for a traineeship with the European Commission, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, is encouraging Irish graduates to get their applications in on time.
Hiding beyond the mantra of abstentionism is no longer credible for Sinn Féin – Richmond
Speaking at the Féile an Phobail festival in West Belfast today (Thursday), Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, has repeated the call for Sinn Féin MPs to take their seats in Westminster, citing the need to ensure any Brexit deal gets through the House of Commons as well as the European Parliament.
FF leader should outline his proposal rather than pass condescending remarks – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond has said the Fianna Fáil (FF) leader would be better informing the country about his party’s proposal for the North rather than passing condescending remarks on Oireachtas colleagues.