News & Statements
Special focus for Drogheda from Government – O’Dowd
Fine Gael Louth TD, Fergus O’Dowd has welcomed the new “Special Focus” for Drogheda which has been confirmed by the Government today (Wednesday). This key announcement will ensure that all Government departments and State agencies will prioritise funding applications for projects in the Drogheda area that are supported through the Drogheda Implementation Plan.
Code of silence surrounding Tom Oliver murder by IRA must end – O’Dowd
The code of silence surrounding the IRA murder of a Louth farmer thirty years ago must come to an end in order to secure truth, justice and accountability for his family, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Important step forward in the development of Drogheda and the fight against crime – O’Dowd
Fine Gael TD for Drogheda, Fergus O'Dowd, has welcomed news received from his colleague the Minister for Justice, Heather Humphreys TD, confirming that local Droghedian Michael Keogh is to be appointed as Chairperson of the Geiran Report Drogheda Implementation Board.
€3 million funding for Narrow Water Bridge a “shining example” of North/South co-operation – O’Dowd
Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd has warmly welcomed the allocation by the Government’s Shared Island Unit of €3 million in funding to progress work on the Narrow Water Bridge in County Louth.
People who have been vaccinated in the North must have access to EU Covid Certificate – O’Dowd
People who have been vaccinated in the North must have access to EU travel once the EU Covid Certificate comes into effect, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Vacant Property Tax will generate much needed housing supply – O’Dowd
Fine Gael TD, Fergus O’Dowd, has said it is time to introduce a vacant home tax to help generate much needed residential housing supply.
Ballymurphy Inquest findings must lead to justice for victims and families – O’Dowd
The findings of the Ballymurphy Inquest must now lead to justice for the victims and their families whose good names have been vindicated after 50 long years of struggle, Fine Gael Fergus O’Dowd has said.
Irish Rail on track with the appointment of consultants to commence DART+ Coastal design – O’Dowd
Irish Rail are on track with the appointment of Arup as design consultants for the DART+ Coastal route from Drogheda to Greystones, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Clear pathway to a brighter future for Drogheda with publication of Geiran Report
A much-anticipated report on community safety and wellbeing in Drogheda has delivered a clear pathway for a much brighter future and will create better opportunities for our young people, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Dublin-Belfast economic corridor has potential to improve lives of citizens on both sides of the border
The Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor initiative has the potential to improve the lives of citizens on both sides of the border economically and socially in the spirit of solidarity and cooperation, a Fine Gael TD has said.