Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden has called on the government to ensure that regulatory bodies protect the interests of consumers. Senator Leyden was reacting to the latest news that Eircom is set to increase monthly charges for both residential and business customers. Read More |
Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden has described the news of a major downscaling of the Alkermes plant as a significant blow to the economy in Roscommon and Westmeath. Read More |
Roscommon Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden has marked the first ever International Day of the Girl in the Seanad today.
The United Nations declared October 11, 2012 as the International Day of the Girl Child. The occasion is being celebrated today throughout the world today with inspirational displays, political forums and events at locations like the Empire State Building, the London Eye and Main Street Roscommon. Read More |
At a meeting of the Council of Europe Monitoring Committee in Paris this morning, Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden echoed calls from the Council for the immediate release of the so-called ‘Pussy Riot’ activists.
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A Yes vote in the Stability Treaty referendum on May 31st will help secure Ireland’s future and the future of the Eurozone, according to Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Europe Senator Terry Leyden. Read More |
Fianna Fáil has welcomed the decision of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) to accept the request for ‘Partner for Democracy’ status from the Palestine National Council. PACE granted the status request by 110 votes to 5, with 10 abstentions – only the second time in the organisation's history that such status has been accorded.
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Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden has called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to take the lead in negotiations to save hundreds of jobs at the MBNA credit card company in Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim.
Senator Leyden said: “The news that Bank of America is pulling its credit card business from Ireland comes as a major blow to Co Leitrim and to the entire region. MBNA is one of the largest employers in this area and plays important role in the local economy. Read More |
Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden has expressed his shock and anger at the latest news of upcoming health service cutbacks in Roscommon. Read More |