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N84 road improvements receive major boost - Ó Cuív

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív, along with Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council Mary Hoarde and Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council Damien Ryan have welcomed the granting of a Compulsory Purchase Order to Galway Council Council. The order will allow the purchasing of land to facilitate the widening of the road between Cloughanover and Corrandulla and along the N84. Read More

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Orthodontic waiting lists at Letterkenny General Hospital are unacceptable – McConalogue

Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal North East Charlie McConalogue says the current waiting list for orthodontic treatment at Letterkenny General Hospital is completely unacceptable. Figures released to the Donegal Deputy reveal that 177 people, the majority of whom are children, have been waiting more than a year to see a consultant. Read More

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Calleary alarmed at cuts to Mayo primary schools

Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has expressed his alarm that 11 small schools in the county are to lose a teacher this September. The decision was confirmed following a parliamentary question to Minister Ruairi Quinn last week. The number of schools in Mayo having a teacher cut is substantially higher than any other county in the country. Read More

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Dooley slams mobile phone operators for poor coverage in East Clare

Companies including Vodafone slow to fix connection problems Read More

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FF Councillors Demand full Council vote on Brooks’ concerts decision

Dublin City Councillors will vote on an emergency motion from Fianna Fáil this evening demanding the City Manager take whatever steps are necessary to facilitate the licensing all 5 concerts by Garth Brooks at Croke Park this month. Read More

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More services needed to keep Galway Post Offices viable – Kitt

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East Michael Kitt says Post Offices should be allowed to roll out more services to ensure their viability into the future. Deputy Kitt made the recommendation during a Dáil debate on the future of the Post Office Network. Read More

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Govt must permit use of free Travel Pass on Buncrana-Derry Bus Route - McConalogue

Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal North East Charlie McConalogue has said it is unacceptable for Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton to refuse to permit use of free travel passes on the Buncrana to Derry Bus Route, previously operated by Lough Swilly. Read More

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Reilly reneges on BreastCheck commitment - Ó Cuív

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív says thousands of women’s lives are being put at risk because of the Health Minister’s failure to extend the BreastCheck programme to the over 65s. Minister James Reilly promised to extend the service to women aged 65-69 this year as part of the Programme for Government, and last year’s Future Health document contained a pledge to roll it out this year, however he’s pushed the extension date back until 2015 at the earliest. Read More

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More progress needed on equality legislation – McAuliffe

Fianna Fáil Group Leader on Dublin City Council Paul McAuliffe has called on the Government to publish the Children and Family Relationships Bill 2014 before the Dáil summer recess. The call comes as thousands of people take part in the Dublin Pride parade this afternoon celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) life. Read More

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Kelleher calls for action over MRI service

Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central and party spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has called on the Health Minister to ensure that 24 hour MRI access is available at Cork University Hospital. At the moment, there is no MRI out of hours service, despite CUH being one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country. Read More

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