Current Affairs

Feasibility report on N5 Accident Blackspot set to be submitted

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has welcomed the fact that Roscommon County Council are due to submit a feasibility report to the TII within the coming weeks in relation to an accident blackspot east of Tulsk following his continued efforts…

€36,000 allocated to Tisrara Community Centre

The Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring TD has announced that Tisrara Community Centre is one of a number of projects nationwide to receive funding under the Targeted Community Infrastructure Needs measure of the CLÁR programme. €36,000…

€1m in funding for Housing Adaptations for Older People and People with a Disability in Roscommon

The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government, Simon Coveney TD has announced that almost €1 million has been allocated to County Roscommon for Housing Adaptations for Older People and People with a Disability living in private houses. This…

Eugene Murphy TD – “Farm safety report highlights need for extra vigilance”

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy says a new report, which reveals that farming is the occupation with the highest risk for fatalities will come as no surprise to farmers across the western region. The findings published this week in “Risk…

Eugene Murphy TD praises communities for anti-fracking fight

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy said that fracking would be a disaster for Ireland and he praised the various community groups throughout North Roscommon and Carrick-on-Shannon for highlighting the dangers of fracking when the private members bill to ban hydraulic…

“Latest Beef Processor Merger is bad news for Farmers” – Michael Fitzmaurice TD

“The news this week that Dawn Meats is to become the biggest beef processor in the country after it’s takeover of Dunbia is not good news for farmers and will mean that the whole beef and sheep meat processing industry…

“Monksland Bill puts pressure on Naughten and Coveney to deliver” – Eugene Murphy TD

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy said the move by his party to introduce the Local Government (Amendment) Bill in the Dáil recently has put pressure on Communications Minister Denis Naughten and Local Government Minister Simon Coveney to ensure that no…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD – anti-fracking legislation “a victory for the ordinary people”

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice says he is “very happy” to support the anti-fracking legislation which is currently going through the Oireachtas. Commenting on the issue Michael Fitzmaurice said the bill is “a victory for the ordinary people who have campaigned…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD – “Fitzpatrick case once again highlights incompetence”

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called for a cultural change in the public sector following a series of “monumental errors” and displays of “gross incompetence”. Commenting on the issue Michael Fitzmaurice said “The result of the trial of Sean Fitzpatrick…

Eugene Murphy calls for permanent status of District Superintendents in Roscommon DVO

Fianna Fáil Eugene Murphy TD has highlighted the fact that staffing levels at the Roscommon DVO of the Department of Agriculture has fallen by one third over the past number of years and he has emphasised the need for District…

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