News & Statements
Why is Sinn Féin trying to hide Gerry Adams’ involvement in their government formation talks? – Richmond
Newly elected Fine Gael TD, Neale Richmond, has questioned why Sinn Féin is trying to hide the involvement of Gerry Adams in its government negotiation talks. This approach, alongside the comments today by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris that the Provisional Army Council still oversees Sinn Féin, underlines that the Party is controlled by shadowy figures despite the repeated denials of Mary Lou McDonald.
Baby boxes must be rolled out in Ireland – Richmond
Ireland should roll out baby boxes for new parents nationally, with the Scottish scheme showing hugely positive effects, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Spate of Christmas Luas problems need to be explained – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has called on LUAS operator Transdev to explain the spate of stoppages and delays that have bedevilled their service over the festive period.
Are Fianna Fáil becoming the leave party? – Richmond
A series of anti-EU comments from Fianna Fáil TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has forced Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on European Affairs, Neale Richmond, to ask are Fianna Fáil becoming the party of leave?
Fianna Fáil don’t understand the EU single market – they could not be trusted with the Brexit negotiations – Richmond
Fianna Fáil clearly don’t understand how the EU single market works, following calls for bans on products from other EU Member States by their TDs this week, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Does Micheál Martin still have confidence in Timmy Dooley for top European job? – Richmond
As an investigation by the Ceann Comhairle into voting irregularities concerning Fianna Fáil Deputy Timmy Dooley gets underway, a Fine Gael Senator has asked if Micheál Martin still has confidence in Timmy Dooley for a key role in the powerful ALDE party.
Under-reporting of concussion among teenagers a wake-up call on need for national strategy – Richmond
A new study showing under-reporting of concussion among teenagers must act as a wake-up call on the need for a National Concussion Strategy, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Irish Water needs to reverse mind-boggling decision on Stillorgan Reservoir – Richmond
The decision of Irish Water to lock Sandyford locals out of 15-acres of landscaped lands around the upgraded Stillorgan Reservoir is simply mind-boggling, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Does Fianna Fáil support the European Union and Government on the backstop – Richmond
FIANNA Fáil leader Micheál Martin needs to clarify if he backs the European Union and Government’s position on the backstop, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Richmond calls for blue card system in sport to be considered as part of National Concussion Strategy
A blue card system for Irish sporting organisations could be a means of ensuring our sports bodies are protecting players who suffer suspected concussion, a Fine Gael Senator has said.