News & Statements
Statement by Frances Fitzgerald on her resignation as Tánaiste and Minister
Today I made the decision to tender my resignation to the Taoiseach, stepping-down with immediate effect as Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation.
Opening Statement by An Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald
I welcome this opportunity to put on the record of the House certain matters that have been raised in this House and in the media in recent days.
An Tánaiste conferred with prestigious James Joyce Award and Honorary Fellowship of the Literary and Historical Society of UCD
An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has been conferred with the prestigious James Joyce Award and Honorary Fellowship of the Literary and Historical Society (L&H) of University College Dublin.
Statement from An Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD re the passing of former Taoiseach and Leader of Fine Gael Liam Cosgrave
I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Taoiseach and Leader of Fine Gael Liam Cosgrave.
Over 10,000 new dads have taken paid Paternity Leave
Fine Gael introduced paid Paternity Leave in September 2016. This provides two weeks' benefit, currently paid at the weekly rate of €235 per week, to support fathers in caring for their newly born babies.
Speech by An Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD Kennedy Summer School “Ireland and the United States 1916 – 2016: A story of opportunity” 9 September 2016
The relationship between Ireland and the United States during the last 100 years began as a story of patriots taking the opportunity to win the freedom of a nation, supported by their country men and women from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
New year but same old FF who propose to throw money at services with no clarity on how they would pay – Fitzgerald
Looking into 2016, Fianna Fáil propose to spend, spend, spend. Yet they have provided no clarity on how they plan to do this.
Fitzgerald welcomes new Anti-Crime and Burglary response by Gardai
Operation Thor has been in the planning by An Garda Síochána for several months and is being launched following recent announcements regarding investment in policing.
Ireland to accept up to 4,000 persons under Relocation and Resettlement programmes- Fitzgerald
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Justice & Equality has today announced that The Government has agreed that Ireland will accept up to 4,000 persons overall under Resettlement & Relocation Programmes.
Statement by the Minister for Justice and Equality on PIRA – new Garda assessment sought
We should not forget the troubled history of this island, the countless lives lost, many at the brutal hands of the Provisional IRA.