News & Statements
British Irish Intergovernmental Council should be convened – Richmond
Following a week of violent protests in Northern Ireland, a Fine Gael TD has said the British Irish Intergovernmental Council should be convened this week.
Full audit now needed on Beacon Hospital over vaccines fiasco
A full HSE audit of the Beacon Hospital in Sandyford must take place and must be followed by real consequences, local Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond has said.
All-island potential must be realised for higher education
The all-island potential for higher education must be realised with the announcement of the new Dublin-Belfast economic corridor, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Erasmus for Northern Irish Students from September
Students in Northern Ireland will be able to access the Erasmus programme from September, Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond has said.
Central Bank must outline what action is further warranted against Davy
The Central Bank must outline what further action will be taken following breaches of market rules through the sale of Anglo Irish Bonds at J&E Davy stockbrokers, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Cultural change must continue to match Gardaí mental health spending – Richmond
Government spending on mental health supports for Gardaí has increased over the last three years which is a clear sign of the commitment to prioritise the well-being of Gardaí, Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond has said.
Cork Covid protest must be stopped
Authorities must ensure that an anti-Covid restrictions protest planned for Cork on Saturday is stopped following yesterday’s shocking scenes in Dublin City, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Covid protestors bring shame to our capital’s streets
Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond has slammed protestors who took to the streets of Dublin today in an action that led to violent scenes.
Justice Plan 2021 offers chance to tackle knife crime
The Scottish model and new Garda powers are key to tackling the scourge of knife crime on our streets, Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond has said.
Ulster Bank withdrawal a bitter blow – Richmond
The withdrawal of Ulster Bank from the Irish market after 160 years of operations has been described as a bitter blow by Fine Gael TD and Oireachtas Finance Committee Member, Neale Richmond.