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New law will break link between criminal gangs and vulnerable young people – O’Dowd
A new law will break the link between criminal gangs and the vulnerable youngsters they recruit, a Fine Gael TD has said.
O’Dowd calls on Nursing Homes to avail of €2,500 payment to enable safe visits this Christmas
Nursing homes can avail of up to €2,500 to enable safe visits this Christmas, Deputy Fergus O’Dowd, Fine Gael TD for Louth has said.
Report into Drogheda criminality to be completed within weeks – O’Dowd
Fine Gael Louth TD, Fergus O’Dowd, has signalled progress on the scoping report into criminality in Drogheda as a positive step forward for the town. Minister for Justice Helen McEntee confirmed to Deputy O’Dowd that the report will be completed by the end of the month.
Louth campaign asking children to help elderly relatives stay connected online will make Christmas a little easier
A campaign asking young people to teach their older relatives how to use a smart device will ensure families can be connected this Christmas, a Fine Gael TD has said.
€500m Shared Island Unit fund will drive forward economic and social relations North and South – O’Dowd
Fine Gael TD and Chairperson of the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, Fergus O’Dowd, has said the newly formed Shared Island Unit will drive forward economic and social relations North and South of the border.
Further COVID-19 assistance for taxi drivers with proposed extension of vehicle age limits and waiver for SPSV licence renewal fees – O’Dowd
Taxi drivers can expect further assistance to help them through the difficult COVID-19 period, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Covid-19 highlights importance of the digital skills grant scheme for older people – O’Dowd
Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd has called on funding to be ringfenced to provide older citizens with digital skills training which has proven so important during Covid-19.
O’Dowd welcomes extension to annual TaxSaver ticket by the NTA
Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd has welcomed an extension to annual TaxSaver tickets by a period of six months for commuters affected by Covid-19.
O’Dowd calls for flexible commuter tickets to accommodate changing working environment
Commuters must be facilitated with flexible travel tickets to deal with the changing working environment, a Fine Gael TD has said. Louth TD Fergus O’Dowd said: “COVID-19 has changed the way we work forever.
Clarity needed from NTA on public transport ticketing for commuters – O’Dowd
Commuters need clarity on public transport ticketing during the Covid-19 upheaval, a Fine Gael TD has said.