News & Statements
Reopening of Stepaside Garda Station is welcome but vital proper resources are made available – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator for Dublin Rathdown, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement that Stepaside Garda Station is to reopen but has warned that proper resources need to be made available to ensure the station serves the local community.
Local groups encouraged to apply for environmental grants – Richmond
Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Senator, Neale Richmond, has encouraged local groups to apply for newly available environmental funding to help improve their local areas.
Let’s plan Ireland’s future at the heart of Europe – Richmond
Speaking on the Seanad's Order of Business today (Tuesday), Fine Gael Senator and Government Seanad spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, called for a Seanad debate on the future of Europe and how Ireland's position might look in that future vision.
UK cannot jeopardise negotiations with focus on €60bn ‘Brexit bill’ – Richmond
In an engagement with the British Ambassador to Ireland at a meeting of the EU Affairs Committee meeting today (Tuesday), Senator Neale Richmond warned that the UK cannot jeopardise upcoming Brexit negotiations with a focus on the so called ‘Brexit bill’.
Negotiating guidelines for Brexit give Ireland a fighting chance – Richmond
Fine Gael Senator and Government spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed today's (Friday) issuing of draft negotiating guidelines, which have been circulated to Member States by the European Council President Donald Tusk. This provides some clarity on contentious issues for Ireland, notably the ability of our citizens to travel, work and live freely in a post Brexit Britain
Sixty years of European prosperity worth fighting for – Richmond
On the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the formal start of the European project, Fine Gael Senator and spokesman on EU affairs, Neale Richmond, has said that European prosperity is worth fighting for.
Lords Brexit vote positive news for Irish in Britain – Richmond
Government spokesman on EU Affairs in the Seanad, and Chair of the Seanad Brexit Committee, Neale Richmond, has welcomed last night’s vote in the House of Lords, saying that it is positive news for the Irish community in Great Britain.
Richmond to Chair Seanad Brexit Committee
Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Senator and Government spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has been appointed Chair of the new Seanad Select Committee on Brexit by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, and the Leader of the Seanad, Senator Jerry Buttimer.
Let’s take the fight to the Eurosceptics – Richmond
Addressing a Joint Oireachtas Committee meeting with European Commission First Vice President, Frans Timmermans, Fine Gael spokesman on EU Affairs, Senator Neale Richmond, has challenged the EU and civic society to take the fight to Eurosceptics.
Microsoft expansion a big win for Leopardstown – Richmond
Attending the announcement of a 600 job expansion by Microsoft in Leopardstown this morning (Friday), locally based Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond had said the expansion is a big win.