Kerry North-West Limerick Constituency

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Kerry ambulance delays putting patients’ lives at risk - Senator Daly

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly has said that poor ambulance response times in Kerry are putting patients’ lives at risk. Senator Daly made the comments after figures released by the HSE reveal that ambulances dispatched to life threatening 999 calls in Kerry regularly fail to meet the HIQA response time standards of arriving on scene in less than 19 minutes. Read More

Bold Thinking Needed if Western Rail Corridor to Succeed – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Timmy Dooley TD has called on Irish Rail to engage in bold thinking in order to secure the future of the Western Rail Corridor. The call comes following reports that the Government is currently reviewing the rail network with the possibility of line closures. Deputy Dooley believes that if a proper InterCity Service was established between Cork via Limerick and Ennis and ending in Galway it would dramatically improve passenger numbers on the line. Read More

FF secures special meeting on President Obama’s Immigration Reform Plan

At the request of the Fianna Fáil spokesperson on the Diaspora Senator Mark Daly, the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a special meeting to discuss President Barack Obama’s plan to overhaul the US immigration system. The Senator has called on the Minister of State for the Irish Overseas and the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan to come before the committee. Read More

Easter Rising descendants upset and angered by former Taoiseach’s remarks - Daly

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly is calling on the Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht to clarify whether comments made by former Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael John Bruton about the 1916 Easter Rising are reflective of the Government’s position. Mr. Bruton is quoted in newspaper reports this morning as referring to the Easter Rising as “completely unnecessary”. Read More

Daly welcomes move on work permits for 50,000 Undocumented Irish in US

Fianna Fáil spokesperson for the Irish Overseas and Diaspora Senator Mark Daly has welcomed reports that US President Barack Obama is considering granting work permits to undocumented parents of US citizens. The reports follow meetings between White House officials and a number of lobby groups. Read More

FF demands improvements in Kerry water service

Kerry Senator Ned O’Sullivan is calling on the Environment Minister to stop ignoring the water crisis in Kerry and to intervene to resolve the situation. The extent of the problem is so severe that a senior official with Kerry County Council referred to the situation as “diabolical”. Read More

FF backs calls from Kerry villages to be included on Wild Atlantic Way

Fianna Fáil Senator Ned O’Sullivan is backing calls for Cloghane and Brandon to be included in the Wild Atlantic Way. Despite a number of Kerry towns and villages making the grade, locals in Cloghane have been told the driving route is by-passing their village. Read More

FF urges intervention in stalled Shannon LNG project

Fianna Fáil Senator Ned O’Sullivan is calling on the Energy Minister to take a more hands on approach to resolve the delay in the Shannon LNG project. Read More

FF concerned about increase in rural robberies

Fianna Fáil Senator Ned O’Sullivan has expressed concern about a spate of burglaries across Kerry over the past number of weeks. Read More

Fianna Fáil confirms Ireland South European Parliament election candidates

Fianna Fáil’s candidates for the European Parliament Elections for the Ireland South constituency were confirmed in Tipperary this afternoon. Sitting MEP Brian Crowley and Waterford-based activist Kieran Hartley have been selected to contest the election on May 23rd next. Read More

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