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Taoiseach still has questions to answer on McNulty fiasco – FF Leader

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has said that following developments in the Dáil earlier today, a number of issues arose. Read More

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Varadkar admits health services need €1bn just to stand still – Kelleher

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has called for immediate clarity from the Government on funding for the health service after Minister Leo Varadkar admitted that the budget overrun this year will be over €500m. Read More

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Drastic cuts to childrens’ water allowance need to be explained – Troy

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Children Robert Troy is demanding that Irish Water comes clean and reveals what research was used to influence the massive cut to the childrens’ water allowance. The Commission for Energy Regulation today published the full cost of water charges, which includes a reduction in the free annual allocation for children from 38,000 litres to 21,000 litres. Read More

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McNulty affair highlights Taoiseach’s disrespect for Arts sector - Ó Fearghaíl

Fianna Fáil Arts Spokesperson Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD says the Taoiseach’s handling of the John McNulty nomination process in the Seanad bye-election shows blatant disrespect for the board of the IMMA. The latest twist in the saga has seen Mr. McNulty formally requesting that Oireachtas members refrain from voting for him in the ballot. Read More

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Regulator Confirms that Public landed with full bill for Private Consultants - FF

No explanation offered for massive reduction in free allowances. Families who can’t drink the water still hit with €140 bills - Read More

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Govt risking lives by breaking Breastcheck promises – Kelleher

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has warned that lives are being lost because of the Government’s failure to extend the highly successful Breastcheck programme to women aged 65-69. The 2011 Programme for Government committed to an extension of the service in 2014, but the Health Minister has failed to allocate the necessary funding to secure the roll out. Read More

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Keaveney Calls for Full Audit of All Deaths in Mental Health Services

Only 25% of deaths in care meet statutory reporting guidelines Read More

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Government must robustly defend Ireland’s Corporation Tax System – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has called for the government to give the highest priority to ensuring that Ireland’s standing as a country with a transparent and OECD compliant corporation tax regime is fully defended. Read More

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Taoiseach needs to be clear on his role in Seanad debacle – FF Leader

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has responded to Taoiseach Enda Kenny's comments this evening where he claims to take responsibility for the Seanad Bye-Election debacle. Read More

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FF Calls for Urgent Statement from Minister Heather Humphreys

Fianna Fáil Arts Spokesperson Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD has called on the Arts Minister Heather Humphreys to make a full statement explaining the circumstances surrounding the controversial appointment of Mr John McNulty to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Read More

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