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New initiative to support walking and cycling infrastructure for schools

The Government has today launched a new initiative called Safe Routes to School which will support active travel infrastructure for selected schools around the country. The programme, which is the next phase in the Government’s investment in active travel, will see funding provided from the €1.8 billion committed under the Programme for Government, to support walking/scooting and cycling to primary and post-primary schools.

Time to defend against cyber bullying in sport – Naughton

It is time to address the issue of cyber bullying in the area of sport, a Fine Gael TD has said. Galway West TD, Hildegarde Naughton, who is Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications has written to Davy Fitzgerald in the wake of his recent public comments on the matter.