News & Statements
Public should be vigilant of fake Covid notices – Richmond
Members of the public should be vigilant about the circulation of dangerous fake Covid notices purporting to be from the HSE, according to Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond.
Constant threats to invoke Article 16 help no one – Richmond
Constant threats to invoke Article 16 help no one according to Fine Gael’s European Affairs spokesperson.
Recruitment of 800 Gardaí will make our streets safer in 2022 – Richmond
A Fine Gael TD is calling for the recruitment of 800 new Gardaí and 400 new civilian staff to result in a dramatic increase in on the beat policing.
Direct shipping to continent crucial to Ireland post-Brexit – Richmond
By moving away from the British market and focusing on direct trade with the continent, Irish businesses have made the most of the post-Brexit trading environment, Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond has said.
Stagnant up-take of paternity leave must be addressed – Richmond
More than four years after the introduction of paternity leave, the take-up level has been largely stagnant and must be addressed, according to a Fine Gael TD.
€1 billion in Brexit funding for Ireland shows European solidarity in action – Richmond
A Fine Gael TD has hailed the approval of the allocation of almost €1 billion to Ireland under the Brexit Adjustment Reserve by the European Commission.
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.