News & Statements
New alcohol legislation will help those on a health kick – Corcoran Kennedy
Alcohol Bill will save lives – Corcoran-Kennedy
Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy believes the Public Health Alcohol Bill (PHAB) will save lives.
Budget 2018 gives everyone a fair chance and the opportunity to reach their full potential – Corcoran Kennedy
With Budget 2018, Fine Gael is giving everyone a fair chance and the opportunity to reach their full potential. That’s according to Fine Gael TD for Laois Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, who noted in particular the reforms to the tax system designed to give a little back to those who have made sacrifices during the tough years.
Standardised Packaging of Tobacco to be signed into law, to come into force in September
Minister for Health, Simon Harris and Minister of State, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy today (Wednesday) announced that the legislation for the standardised packaging of tobacco is to come into force in September 2017.
Corcoran Kennedy appeals for return of all records to symphysiotomy survivors
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has appealed to the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar to encourage Judge Harding Clark to reconsider her decision, and return all records to survivor,s as per the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme.
€1.4 million I-Lofar Station in Birr to boost Midlands economy – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has warmly welcomed the announcement by Minister Richard Bruton that €1.4 million has been awarded for the construction of an I-Lofar station in Birr this year.
2012 Committee Report should be considered as climate change causes major flooding – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has said that recent flooding is alerting us to the fact that climate change is real and that the Oireachtas Environment Committee report from July 2012 should be considered in decisions made to deal with the issue. Deputy Corcoran Kennedy was speaking in the Dáil on the recent Shannon flooding.
Combined efforts of all state agencies needed to tackle flooding – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has said that the Taoiseach’s initiative to bring all state agencies together to address the issue of flooding will tackle the problems in the most comprehensive way.
Flooding to become ever more frequent issue in the midlands – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has said that while the local response to recent flooding has been fantastic, preparations for more frequent incidents must be made as climate change becomes an issue.
FF still no jobs plan as Govt commits to ten year strategy – Corcoran Kennedy
“Enterprise 2025 commits to adding 221,300 new jobs to the economy and reducing unemployment in all regions, while Fianna Fáil, after almost five years in opposition, has come up with nothing”, says Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy.