News & Statements
Extra bank holiday should be at same time as Thanksgiving – Cannon
The extra bank holiday being considered by the Government to recognise the role of so many during the pandemic should coincide around the same time as Thanksgiving is celebrated in the US, Galway East TD Deputy Ciaran Cannon has said.
HGV drivers coming from UK must comply with Irish road safety laws – Cannon
While HGV drivers’ hours are being increased to tackle driver shortages in the UK, all motorists in Ireland must continue to comply with the rules of our road to ensure safe driving and working conditions, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Galway East constituents invited to have their say to shape future of remote working in online event
Fine Gael wants to hear the views of people in Galway East on remote working in an online event attended by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris and Ciaran Cannon, TD.
Gardaí should be trained to examine video footage where a road traffic offence has occurred – Cannon
A dedicated portal should be established by An Garda Síochána to assess video footage from cyclists where a suspected road traffic offence has occurred, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Cyclists must be treated with the respect they deserve – Cannon
Cyclists must be treated with the respect they deserve on our country’s roads, a Fine Gael TD has said.
BAI must ensure jobs are protected and programming maintained with Comunicorp sale to Bauer
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland must ensure jobs are protected and programming is maintained following the sale of Communicorp media to Bauer, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Cannon encourages radio stations to apply for funding to assist them during Covid-19
Independent radio stations should apply for a special round of Covid funding to assist them in providing important information during this challenging period, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Music tuition should continue under Government plan for Living with Covid – Cannon
Music tuition should be considered an integral part of education under our Plan for Living with Covid-19, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Surge in listenership figures demonstrates importance of local and regional radio – Cannon
The importance of radio as a source of reliable and trusted information has been demonstrated by a surge in listenership figures during the Covid-19 pandemic, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Remaining two places on Future of Media Commission should be given to working journalists – Cannon
The final two places on the Future of Media Commission should be given to current working journalists, a Fine Gael TD has said.