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Fine Gael must map out a vision for Irish unity – Richmond
The debate on Irish unity must transition from aspirational to achievable, according to Fine Gael Spokesperson on European Affairs, Neale Richmond.
Travelling this weekend? Pack your EHIC card – Richmond
Ahead of a busy weekend for international travel, a Fine Gael TD is urging anyone heading abroad to make sure they have their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Bodycams needed to protect hospital workers – Richmond
Ireland must follow the example of Northern Ireland and provide bodycams for security workers in hospitals according to a Fine Gael TD.
Johnson resignation allows opportunity for a reset – Richmond
After a difficult period, now is an opportunity for a reset in Anglo-Irish and UK-EU relations according to the Fine Gael spokesperson on European Affairs, Neale Richmond TD.
Swift action needed to address Dublin’s taxi shortage – Richmond
Just 32 taxis and licensed vehicles have been added to the capital city’s ranks in 2022, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Rathdown Neale Richmond has said.
British Government proposals create more problems than solutions – Richmond
A Fine Gael TD has slammed new legislation announced by the British Government that seeks to unilaterally override the Northern Ireland Protocol through domestic law.
Boris visit can’t just be box ticking exercise – Richmond
A Government TD has urged the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take ownership of his Brexit ahead of his visit to Northern Ireland.
British Government should quit political games and engage with EU in good faith
The British Government’s latest threat to scrap the Northern Ireland protocol is counter-productive and entirely unnecessary, Fine Gael’s European Affairs spokesperson Neale Richmond has said.
Richmond calls for additional prison capacity
With the numbers of prisoners increasing over the years, Government must ensure we have adequate capacity to keep our communities, prisoners, and prison guards safe, according to a Fine Gael TD.
Introduce mandatory minimum sentences to protect Gardaí and other frontline workers from rising assaults – Richmond
Swift action is needed to deal with the rise in assaults against Gardaí and other frontline workers, according to Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond.