News & Statements
What Budget contains for businesses to be debated at Waterford conference – Richmond
What Budget 2024 contains for businesses will be a main conversation topic this weekend at a conference in Waterford attended by the Taoiseach and Government Ministers.
Speech by Minister Neale Richmond T.D at the Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School in Carlingford on the Good Friday Agreement
Speech by Minister Neale Richmond T.D on the Good Friday Agreement, delivered at the Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School in Carlingford on Tueday, August 15th 2023
Record low unemployment a testament to Fine Gael’s support for business – Richmond
With record low levels of unemployment, strong economic forecasts for 2023 and huge tax intakes, it is clear Fine Gael’s handling of the economy has set the country up to best meet the very real challenges facing us, Minister Neale Richmond has said.
Sinn Féin go into hiding on major financial mistakes – Richmond
Sinn Féin’s mismanagement of their party finances spreads over every major election for the last decade and an explanation is well overdue, Fine Gael Minister Neale Richmond has said.
7,870 new jobs created by LEOs in 2022 – Richmond
Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) created almost 8,000 jobs last year which is a testament to the important work they do to support businesses across Ireland, Minister for Employment Affairs and Retail Business, Neale Richmond has said.
Extension of older taxis licenses will keep more cabs on roads – Richmond
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed that no taxi driver will be forced out of the sector due to the age of their vehicle but there are still many lingering issues within the industry that need addressed, according to Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond.
Desperate Russian sanctions prove Ireland is doing the right thing – Richmond
Russia’s sanctioning of 50 Irish officials including the Taoiseach proves that Ireland is doing the right thing by supporting Ukraine, according to a Government TD.
Mary Lou McDonald should give donation from gangland criminal to new community fund – Richmond, O’Dowd and Egan
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald must hand over a €1,000 donation from disgraced criminal Jonathan Dowdall so it can be used to prevent crime in our communities, according to three Fine Gael public representatives.
Increased sentences for gangland thugs will keep our communities safe – Richmond
Increasing maximum sentences will send a clear message that we will not tolerate criminal gangs in our communities, a Fine Gael TD has said.
1,000 additional Gardaí in 2023 will help build stronger, safer communities – Richmond
The provision in Budget 2023 for 1,000 new Gardaí will allow for more high visibility policing and help us continue to build stronger, safer communities, according to a Fine Gael TD.