News & Statements

HSE must Develop National Plan to address Long Covid– Burke

The HSE should immediately develop and implement a national plan to address the effects of Long Covid, a Fine Gael TD has urged. Fine Gael Spokesperson on Health Deputy Burke said, “At a national level, the HSE needs to develop a long-term plan which will address the risks associated with Long Covid.

New Dedicated Family Court will bring about seismic reforms within our justice system – Madigan

Minister for Special Education and Inclusion, Josepha Madigan, has reiterated her call for the Government to prioritise its Programme for Government commitment of drafting a new Family Courts Bill.  This landmark piece of legislation will greatly modernise the family justice system and bring about a speedier resolution to many families who remain trapped in a backlog of lengthly and delayed court proceedings. 

Local media sector needs Government support – Fine Gael

Replacing the TV licence fee with an alternative public service media charge to provide increased financial support for regional news outlets and radio stations is one of the main recommendations from Fine Gael in a submission to the Future of Media Commission.