News & Statements
Reducing booster interval would facilitate safe travel – Ahearn
A reduction in the interval between recovering from Covid-19 and receiving a booster to four weeks would encourage vaccine uptake and enable people to travel abroad safely, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Airlines must introduce passport expiry checks to avoid passenger disappointment – Ahearn
Airlines should introduce online passport expiry checks in order to avoid passenger disappointment and missed flights as the demand for foreign travel increases, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
People planning to jet off this year must put passport applications top of their list – Ahearn
With up to a fourfold increase in passport applications projected for 2022, people looking to go abroad this summer should submit applications as soon as possible in order to avoid disruptions to travel plans, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Public must be aware of voucher consumer rights this Christmas – Ahearn
People must be aware of minimum expiry dates and other consumer protections set out in legislation when buying and using vouchers this Christmas, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Cost must not be a barrier to fertility treatment – Ahearn
Cost must not be a barrier to accessing fertility treatment, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
All events in Aviva Stadium to be designated under Fine Gael anti-ticket tout legislation – Ahearn
As of tomorrow 28 October, the sale of tickets for all events in the Aviva stadium will be protected under anti-ticket tout legislation, prohibiting the resale of tickets above face value, the Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Enterprise and Trade has said.
Venues must avail of anti-ticket tout legislation to prevent fans being fleeced – Ahearn
Sporting and concert venues need to properly avail of the Government’s anti-ticket tout legislation to prevent fans from being fleeced, the Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Enterprise and Trade has said.
Covid Certs could be the key to reopening nightclubs – Ahearn
Covid certs could be the key to reopening nightclubs and extending opening hours, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Use of Digital Covid Certs in hospitality should continue over the winter months – Ahearn
The use of Digital Covid Certificates in restaurants, bars and cafes should continue throughout the winter months to protect public health and promote strong business in the hospitality sector, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Tipperary’s N24 must be kept in National Development Plan – Ahearn
The National Development Plan review to be announced next week must include the N24 route which will be a vital piece of infrastructure for Tipperary, Fine Gael Senator Garret Ahearn has said.