News & Statements
200,000 Scottish baby boxes show Ireland the way – Richmond
As the Scottish Government announces the delivery of its 200,000th baby box, a Fine Gael TD has called on the Minister for Children to not allow Covid continue to stall the planned Irish roll out.
Over 34,000 assaults on nurses and doctors since 2015 highlight need for hospital security audit – Richmond
A full audit of hospital security is urgently needed in light of the 34,000 plus assaults on HSE nurses and doctors which have occurred since 2015, according to figures released to Dublin Rathdown TD Deputy Neale Richmond.
Drop in crime rates in Dublin demonstrates high visibility policing is working– Richmond
A widespread drop in criminal activity following the introduction of Operation Citizen in Dublin has been welcomed by Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond.
18% increase in anti-social behaviour on LUAS requires urgent action – Richmond
With rates of anti-social behaviour on public transport rising across Ireland, a dedicated strategy is needed to bring Gardaí, public transport operators and Government together to stop this trend, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Get Gardai on the streets this Halloween – Richmond
Gardai must be visible in communities to ensure that anti-social behaviour is minimised in our communities particularly with the Halloween weekend approaching, according to a Fine Gael TD.
North – South boycotts hurt all communities – Richmond
Continuing boycotts by DUP Ministers of vital meetings of the North – South Ministerial Council hurt all communities according to a Fine Gael TD.
Lisbon speech confirms a bizarre move on the part of British Government – Richmond
David Frost’s latest Brexit intervention has been described as bizarre by a Fine Gael TD.
Reservoir works provide golden opportunity for new South Dublin park – Richmond
A Fine Gael TD has said recently completed reservoir works in South Dublin provide a golden opportunity for the creation of a new park. Dublin Rathdown’s Deputy Neale Richmond has called on Irish Water to open access to 15 acres of parkland at the Stillorgan Reservoir for the local community, something that if works well, could be replicated in other reservoirs across the country.
Geographic breakdown shows severity of knife seizures – Richmond
A Fine Gael TD has called for dedicated, local approaches to tackle the worsening scourge of knife crime. New figures released to Dublin Rathdown’s Neale Richmond, show the worrying level of knife seizures in every County.
Focus should be on engagement in Northern Ireland, not boycott – Richmond
Engagement and realism will provide the best route to solving problems caused by Brexit, not boycotts, Fine Gael TD and Spokesperson on European Affairs Neale Richmond TD has said.