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Energy companies must cut prices further to ease pressure on householders – Ahearn
Energy companies must cut prices more to ease pressure on householders, particularly as the colder weather sets in, a Fine Gael Senator said.
Politicians should not resort to litigation as first line of defence against criticism – Ahearn
The trend of legal actions by Sinn Féin members against journalists and media outlets is a strategic ploy aimed at silencing critics, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Cheaper non-alcoholic drinks could take pain out of ‘Dry January’ – Ahearn
A reduction in the Value Added Tax (VAT) on non-alcoholic beverages would be welcomed by consumers, particularly those choosing to abstain from alcohol, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Time to drive on with Uber to bypass rural transport problem – Ahearn
The National Transport Authority’s (NTA) resistance to services like Uber need to be addressed by the Minister for Transport or people living in rural Ireland will continue to suffer, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Cash raised from criminals’ designer goods auction must go directly back to communities – Ahearn
The almost half a million euros raised this week in an online auction of confiscated high value goods must be reinvested into communities pulling together to tackle crime, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Independent TDs side with rioters and Sinn Féin for a Christmas election – Ahearn
Some independent TDs gave the rioters the chaos they want by supporting Sinn Féin in a desperate attempt to scupper the work of Government, a Fine Gael Senator said.
140% increase in Septic Tank Grants to benefit even more homeowners in 2024 – Ahearn
Homeowners dealing with failing septic tanks will be assisted with funding to carry out improvement works up to €12000 from January 1st 2024, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Sinn Féin alternative budget punishes Irish owned businesses – Ahearn
The Sinn Féin alternative budget is a throw-away budget which will harm small and medium Irish enterprises, said Fine Gael Senator Garret Ahearn.
Energy companies must make further reductions in prices for consumers – Ahearn
Energy companies must cut their prices more to ease pressure on householders, particularly coming into the colder months, according to Fine Gael Senator Garret Ahearn.
180,000 homes, farms, and businesses in rural Ireland ready to access broadband – Ahearn
With the 50,000th connection to the National Broadband Plan set to happen today, a Fine Gael Senator has outlined that an additional 180,000 homes, farms, and businesses across rural Ireland can also connect to the service in just 10 days if they wish.