Donegal North-East Fine Gael TD, Joe McHugh, has today (Wednesday) highlighted Ireland’s open and transparent taxation system, following Minister Michael Noonan’s reply to his parliamentary question yesterday pointing to the close gap between our statutory and effective rate of corporation tax.
Dr. James Reilly, T.D. Minister for Health and Mr. Alex White T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for Primary Care in the Department of Health, today (22 May 2013) welcomed the passing of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 through both Houses of the Oireachtas.
Fine Gael Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has today spoken of the potential for companies to work together on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in order to make real changes in the communities in which they are based. Senator Noone’s comments coincided with the launch of Business In The Community Ireland’s Impact Map, which highlighted over 1,900 community partnerships taking place right across Dublin which were supported by 46 companies in association with Business In The Community.
Fine Gael TD for Wicklow, Andrew Doyle, has encouraged local residents to apply online for jobs that are available as a result of the N11 upgrade. News of the local recruitment of staff for the project follows on from the deal signed last month by BAM Construction and the Government to get the work underway in the coming weeks.
Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the total allocation of €22.5 million in LEADER funding to Roscommon and Leitrim. The €22.5 million is part of a total pot of the remaining €70 million being released to Local Development Companies (LDCs) around the country.
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs has today outlined her commitment and agenda for improving quality in pre-school services.
Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regina Doherty, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD, that it has revised the allocation to the Local Development Company (LDC) in Meath under the LEADER elements of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2007-2013. The €15 million allocated to Meath is part of a total pot of the remaining €70 million being released to LDCs around the country.
Welcoming the appointment of Neil Pakey as the new CEO of Shannon Airport, Fine Gael Limerick City Deputy, Kieran O’Donnell, said the filling of the position is key to the future growth and development of the facility, which is now operating as an independent entity.
WEXFORD Minister of State and Government Chief Whip, Paul Kehoe TD has welcomed Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD's decision to approve funding for Wexford County Council to accept a tender to the value of €6,346,023 for the Gorey Sewerage Scheme - Extension of Courtown Wastewater Treatment Plant.
35% increase in procedures in 2012 at Roscommon Hospital clear evidence of a strong future - Feighan
Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has said that the continued expansion of services at Roscommon Hospital has ensured a 35% increase in procedures at the hospital in 2012 which shows clear evidence of a strong future for the County Hospital