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Shock in Tallaght as Cuckoo’s Nest forced to close – O’Connor

Tallaght Councillor Charlie O’Connor has expressed his shock and sadness at the news that iconic local pub the Cuckoo’s Nest has been forced to shut down. The Fianna Fáil Councillor has described it as a major blow to the local economy and to the social fabric of Tallaght. Read More

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Minister’s attempts to gloss over domestic abuse service cuts exposed – Troy

Fianna Fáil TD for Longford Westmeath Robert Troy has accused the Children’s Minister of abandoning victims of abuse by slashing funding for the Westmeath Support Services Against Domestic Abuse. The organisation, which caters for women who have been physically, mentally and sexually abused, has been informed that its funding is being withdrawn. Read More

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FF backs proposal for scaled down shopping complex in Ballymun

Dublin City Councillors in Ballymun are to consider an offer of €1.8 million for a site on Ballymun Main Street which it’s proposed will be developed into a new retail complex. Read More

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Fianna Fáil commits to re-establishing Kilkenny City Council

Fianna Fáil has committed to re-establishing Kilkenny City Council if returned to power. The commitment was made at a campaign rally for Bobby Aylward, the party’s candidate for the Carlow - Kilkenny bye-election. ?? Read More

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Mooney backs calls for CATH lab for Sligo General Hospital

Fianna Fáil Senator Paschal Mooney says hundreds of lives across Sligo and Leitrim are being put at risk because of the Government’s refusal to commit to a CAT lab at Sligo General Hospital. The facility, which caters for cardiological diagnosis and treatment, was given the green light by the previous Government, but has stalled under the Fine Gael-Labour coalition. Read More

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Govt announces muted mortgage measures following four years of denials – FF

Fianna Fáil Senator and candidate for Sligo-Leitrim Marc Mac Sharry says the Government’s plan to tackle the mortgage arrears crisis is overly bureaucratic and will not fully ease the burden on distressed mortgage holders. Read More

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Defence Forces members at risk in Government Plan - Aylward

Fianna Fáil candidate for the Carlow - Kilkenny bye-election Bobby Aylward has called on the Government to review the implementation of the Lifetime Community Rating when dealing with members of the Defence Forces. Read More

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Government continues to single out elderly for cutbacks - Aylward

Fianna Fáil bye-election candidate for Carlow - Kilkenny Bobby Aylward has said the Government is continuing its policy of singling out older people in communities for cutbacks. Read More

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Speech by Michael P. Kitt on the Sale of SiteServ

I welcome the opportunity to speak. I commend Deputy Sean Fleming on proposing this motion and calling for an independent commission of inquiry to examine the circumstances surrounding the sale of Siteserv and other companies by IBRC. Read More

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FF campaigns for the protection of two old Dublin cinemas

The Fianna Fáil Councillors on Dublin City Council are calling on all city councillors to support proposals for the protection of two old cinemas in Cabra and Whitehall. Read More

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