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McConalogue alarmed by HIQA report on Gleann Alainn

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children Charlie McConalogue has called for an urgent response from the Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald to today's report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) highlighting serious problems at the Gleann Alainn Special Care Unit in Glanmire, Co Cork. Read More

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Merkel/Sarkozy Document Should Be Rejected by Kenny – Martin

Merkel/Sarkozy Document Should Be Rejected by Kenny – Martin

This afternoon details have finally emerged about the proposals which France and Germany will table at tomorrow’s European Summit. The list of measures which President Sarkozy and Chancellor Merkel seek are flawed and would cause great damage to Ireland and Europe if implemented. Read More

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Minister’s Budget Night Arrogance Infuriating for Many People – Collins

Fianna Fáil Environment Spokesperson Niall Collins has responded to the astonishing claim by Minister Brian Hayes that he does not enjoy a ‘mega salary’, earning a meagre €130,000 per year, plus expenses. Read More

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“Review” of callous disability cuts is not enough – Cowen

The Taoiseach’s announcement that a review group will ‘look at’ the callous cuts to the disability allowance for young people is simply not good enough, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Social Protection Barry Cowen. Read More

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Shatter to shut garda station undergoing extensive renovations – Calleary

One of the Garda Stations to be shut down by the Justice Minister Alan Shatter is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment at considerable expense to An Garda Síochána, according to Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Dara Calleary. Read More

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Budget Debate Speech of Micheál Martin TD, Leader of Fianna Fáil

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Two Days of Spin, But No Plan to Tackle Jobs Crisis – Ó Cuív

Fianna Fáil Deputy Leader Éamon Ó Cuív TD has said that after two days of spin and posturing, the Government has failed to take any meaningful measures to tackle the jobs crisis. He added that the Fine Gael/ Labour Government’s decision to proceed with a 2% increase on the standard rate of VAT will have a devastating impact on the economy, and will cost jobs. Read More

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FF secures commitment from Noonan to review Disability Allowance Cut – Cowen

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Social Protection Barry Cowen has welcomed the commitment from the Minister for Finance to review his colleague Joan Burton’s decision to slash disability allowance. In a Prime Time Budget Special tonight Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath secured the commitment from Minister Michael Noonan that the cut was ‘worth looking at again’ in the context of the social welfare bill. Read More

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Labour Silent on High Earners as Most Vulnerable bear Disproportionate Burden of Budget – O’Dea

Willie O'Dea TD, Fianna Fail Jobs Spokesperson has condemned the Labour Party’s capitulation to Fine Gael’s agenda to protect top earners. Read More

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Cuts will have disproportionate impact on mothers - Calleary

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Equality Dara Calleary TD has criticised the fact that mothers will bear a disproportionate burden following the decisions made by Government in today's budget announcement. Read More

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