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Ireland to go blue for the first time for World Autism Awareness Day tomorrow – Sheahan

Fine Gael Senator, Tom Sheahan has said that by going blue for World Autism Awareness Day, Ireland is raising awareness of autism among the general public and he has appealed to local authority buildings to get behind the initiative.

We need a specific target for reducing serious road traffic injuries – Hayes

Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, Brian Hayes, today (Tuesday) called for a specific target to reduce serious road traffic injuries. As European targets on road fatalities have been a major factor in reducing deaths on our roads the Dublin MEP believes that a European target on serious road traffic injuries must be introduced. Mr Hayes was speaking after declaring his support for an EU parliament initiative calling for clear and ambitious reduction targets.

Corcoran Kennedy appeals for return of all records to symphysiotomy survivors

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has appealed to the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar to encourage Judge Harding Clark to reconsider her decision, and return all records to survivor,s as per the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme.

Outdated EU air traffic control system allows French controllers to threaten Irish tourism – Clune

Clune pushes for new air traffic control management at EU level as it is revealed that 9 air traffic control strike days led to the cancellation of over 3,000 flights in 2015

Hayes calls on Irish mobile providers to ditch roaming charges for Summer 2016

Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, Brian Hayes, has today (Sunday) called on Irish mobile phone providers to abolish roaming charges by Summer 2016. The Dublin MEP made his comments as mobile provider EIR (formerly Eircom) confirmed they were abolishing their roaming charges in time for this Summer.

Doyle supports planning application for new social housing units in Bray

Fine Gael TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, Andrew Doyle, has welcomed a Wicklow Country Council planning application to build 42 social housing units on Kilbride Lane, Bray.

Byrne condemns vandalism at Goldenbridge Cemetery

Fine Gael TD for Dublin South Central, Catherine Byrne, has today (Wednesday) commented on the latest act of vandalism at Goldenbridge Cemetery which saw the grave of WT Cosgrave desecrated.

Fine Gael’s Flannery and Higgins to contest NUI Seanad Panel

Fine Gael’s Cllr Pearce Flannery and Mr John Higgins will contest the Seanad General Election on the National University of Ireland Panel.

Launch of Fine Gael Oireachtas Reform Programme

Fine Gael today launched an Oireachtas Reform Programme, setting out a three-tiered plan to achieve meaningful reform of the Oireachtas within an ambitious timeframe.

SF antics on first day of the Dáil confirm their determination to remain on the side-lines - Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that Sinn Féin’s antics on the first day of the Dáil highlighted their determination to abdicate all responsibility and to remain on the side-lines.