Michael Fitzmaurice TD calls for further funding following N61 investment

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has welcomed yesterday’s news regarding the provision of funding for the N61 but added that it’s only “a drop in the ocean” compared to what’s needed locally. Commenting earlier Michael Fitzmaurice said “I welcome the announcement…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD – “AIB should be kept in public hands”

Speaking during a Dáil debate last night local Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he believes that “any proposal to sell off AIB back into the private sector should be voted on in the Dáil”. Michael Fitzmaurice also said that in…

“The EU, the EPA and the Government have to cop on” to solve Water quality issues – Michael Fitzmaurice TD

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice says the EU, the EPA and the Government have to “cop on and use some common sense” in order to solve water quality issues throughout the country. Commenting on the issue Michael Fitzmaurice said “In light…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD hits back Deputy Eugene Murphy over Task Force comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice says comments made by Deputy Eugene Murphy in relation to Deputy Fitzmaurice’s proposal that a jobs task force be established for Ballaghaderreen were “very disappointing and misguided”. Following the news that the ECMI Cigar Manufacturers Plant…

Delay in Roscommon Mental Health Report “is a disgrace” – Michael Fitzmaurice

Speaking in the Ðáil last night Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said the fact that the Roscommon Mental Health Report has not yet been published “is a disgrace” adding “it’s time the HSE were made accountable for their lack of action…

Michael Fitzmaurice TD – Figures show wealthiest people benefited from anti-water charges campaign

Commenting on the 2015 Domestic Metered Public Water Consumption figures released by the CSO yesterday Michael Fitzmaurice TD said that the anti-water charges campaign “has been of most benefit to the wealthiest people in our society”. Looking at the areas…

Local politicians blast Government following Western Development Commission revelations

It has emerged that the Chairman of the Western Development Commission Paddy McGuinness wrote to Minister Michael Ring ask not to consider him for re-appointed to the body as he believes that it does not have the support at national…

No Local Authority Houses built in Roscommon last year; Michael Fitzmaurice calls on Department to improve system

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has called on the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government to improve their systems in order to make it easier for Local Authorities to build much needed housing. Commenting on the issue Michael Fitzmaurice said…

Michael Fitzmaurice calls for “positive action” in wake of ECMI Job Losses

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called for “positive action” to be taken by local bodies and politicians following the news that the ECMI Cigar Manufacturers Plant in Ballaghaderreen is to close with the loss of 38 jobs. Commenting on the…

Michael Fitzmaurice calls for increased funding to Group Water Schemes

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has called on the Government to provide additional funding to Group Water Schemes and to increase grants for Septic Tank upgrades. The call came following the news that the Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water…

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