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“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…

Travel agents from Hong Kong visit Strokestown Park House on fact finding mission

Picture Credit: Tourism Ireland For the first time ever, a group of travel agents from Hong Kong is visiting Ireland this week. They are here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland – visiting Strokestown Park House and the…

Roscommon Racecourse appoints Sandra Hughes as Owners and Sponsors Liaison

Picture Credit: Patrick McCann Former Grade 1 winning trainer Sandra Hughes will start a new role with Roscommon Racecourse as Owners and Sponsors Liaison on June 12th. Sandra who plans to have last runner at Down Royal this Friday, approached…

Justin Brady RIP, late of Ballinagare

Monday 22nd May, suddenly. Justin Brady RIP, late of Corrigeen, Ballinagare. Predeceased by his infant sister Martina and father Tommy. Deeply regretted by his children Kate, Ronan, Kevin, Gerard, Sarah, Cathal and Donal and their mother Ursula, his heartbroken mother…

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…

LauraLynn calls for renewed focus on the needs of families caring for seriously ill children

Picture Credit: Shane O’Neill Photography. As Children’s Hospice Week 2017 kicks off, LauraLynn, Ireland’s only Children’s Hospice is calling on a renewed focus on the needs of families struggling to live as normal a life as possible, whilst caring for…

Frank Feighan – ‘Our thoughts and prayers are with a city which has made so many Irish so welcome’

Senator Frank Feighan has said that every Irish person stands in solidarity with the city of Manchester which has been devastated by a vile act of terrorism. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. Targeting a…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD calls for Irish Security review in light of Manchester atrocity

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called a review to be carried out into Ireland’s ability to deal with possible attacks in light of last night’s terrorist attack in Manchester. Commenting earlier Michael Fitzmaurice said “In the wake of the outrageous…

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