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‘Longford Women’s link’ cuts are scandalous

Robert Troy TD, Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs today called for the immediate reversal of the savage cuts made to ‘Longford Women’s Link’ and the reinstatement of the Garda domestic violence training programme for recruits. Read More

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Speech by Senator Jim Walsh during the Seanad debate on the Water Services Bill 2014

I would like to start by repeating what I said on Second Stage of the Water Services (No. 2) Bill 2013 on 4 December 2013. It is illustrative of why the Minister is facing opposition and why a hornet's nest has been stirred up regarding this controversy. I said: Read More

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Ó Cuív calls for strategic approach to Mayo/Galway road upgrades

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív has called on Mayo County Council to devise a strategic road plan for south Mayo to accommodate the high volumes of industrial traffic passing through the region. A number of heavy duty businesses operate out of the area, which is leading to congestion and surfacing problems on the main roads. Read More

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Schools to pay the price as essential works scheme is scrapped - Smith

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Brendan Smith has accused the Education Minister of attacking primary schools by reallocating vital primary funding to third level spending. Minister Jan O’Sullivan has reassigned €35m to the third level sector, essentially ending any possibility for the roll out of the Summer Works Scheme in 2015. Hundreds of parents across Cavan and Monaghan will now be forced to pay for repair and upgrade works in their children’s schools. Read More

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Cork deaths highlight lack of resources for homeless sector - Martin

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD said the deaths of two homeless people in Cork city over the weekend reinforces the argument that more resources and improved initiatives are needed to tackle the problem. The man and woman had been using the services of homeless organisations in the city before they disappeared at the weekend. Their bodies were taken from the water at Custom House Quay last night. Read More

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McConalogue calls for clarity on Mobility Allowance & Motorised Transport Grant

Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal Charlie McConalogue has said it is ridiculous that a replacement scheme for the Mobility Allowance & Motorised Transport Grant has still not been finalised. Despite numerous queries about a replacement grant, the Minister for Health has refused to outline when a new scheme will be established. Read More

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Cork City flood relief scheme must result in flood insurance being reinstated – McGrath

The major flood relief works planned for Cork City must result in insurance companies being willing to provide flood cover to households and businesses in Cork City once again, according to Cork South Central Fianna Fáil TD Michael McGrath. Read More

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Speech by Deputy Michael P. Kitt during Dáil debate on Homelessness

My party colleague Deputy Barry Cowen has published a policy document on housing. One of the points we have made consistently in this House is the fact that we are falling way behind in regard to the number of housing units we need to build per year. We have raised the issue of homelessness on many occasions, and I submitted a Topical Issue matter on it last September. Dublin is always quoted as a very serious issue, but it is not the only part of the country which has serious housing problems. There are a range of proposals, some of which the Minister has referred to, from different sources to tackle these issues. Read More

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Govt leaves Limerick out of the loop in key tourism project - Collins

Fianna Fáil TD for Limerick Niall Collins has accused the Government of writing Limerick out of the Wild Atlantic Way. The tourism driving route, which runs along the west coast from Malin to Mizen Head, completely by-passes Limerick city and county. Read More

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McConalogue calls for urgent action on Mica affected homes

Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue has called on the Environment Minister Alan Kelly to enter into discussions with homeowners affected by Mica. Deputy McConalogue raised the issue in the Dáil and stressed the need for Ministerial intervention in a bid to resolve the situation. Read More

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