News & Statements
Unemployment at 8.9% and jobs growth strongest in regional areas – Corcoran Kennedy
“Unemployment has fallen to 8.9%, the lowest rate since the end of 2008 and most encouragingly, growth is strongest in regional areas”, says Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chair of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy.
Offaly company to deliver 64 new ambulances as part of €9.4m investment – Corcoran Kennedy
“The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, this week announced the provision of the first three of 64 ambulances being provided this year by Wilker Auto Converters of Clara, Co. Offaly”, says Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy.
Ireland signs Istanbul Convention on combating violence against women – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has said that Ireland’s signing of the Istanbul Convention reaffirms this Government’s commitment to implementing a zero tolerance attitude to violence against women.
Youth unemployment falls to 6 year low – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has said that while the fall in unemployment to 9.3% is welcome, it is the drop in youth unemployment to a six year low that is most encouraging.
Meaningful debate on renewable energy and climate change is only way forward – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has urged the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources to invite the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Commission for Energy Regulation (ComReg), Eirgrid, ESB, Minister for Communications, Alex White, Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly and any other relevant bodies to discuss the current situation in relation to renewable energy and future plans for energy security.
Budget 2016 will encourage job growth and help employers – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has said that Budget 2016 is good for job creation and good for local businesses.
Cowen’s tactics show FF has lost the argument on saving the Seanad – Corcoran Kennedy
Fine Gael Laois/Offaly TD and Deputy Director of Elections for Leinster in the Seanad Abolition Referendum, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Sunday) said that the tactics being used by Barry Cowen TD show that Fianna Fáil has already lost the argument on saving the Seanad.
Solution focused approach needed by all sides in Lumcloon Energy-Eirgrid conflict
Fine Gael Laois/Offaly TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Tuesday) said that a solution focused approach by all sides is needed in the Lumcloon Energy-Eirgrid conflict which sees the State agency threatened with legal action in the Irish and European courts.
Corcoran Kennedy urges use of reporting website to stamp out child porn
Fine Gael Laois/Offaly Deputy, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Thursday) called on the public to be vigilant to the signs of child pornography or child trafficking and to report any suspicions or evidence they may encounter online to the website hotline.ie.