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Munster technological university would result in top honours

Opposition to the creation of technological universities has come from many quarters over recent years. The role of members of the Higher Education Authority is not to undermine stated government poli...

Restoring Trust and Confidence in an Garda Síochána

Brendan Howlin addressing the MacGill Summer School 2017 on the topic of restoring trust and confidence in an Garda Síochána....

Stopping company directors from jumping ship - Ged Nash

The report from the Company Law Review Group takes over 150 pages to decide: “Yerra, ’twill do”.In my report to Government two years ago on the sale and liquidation of Clerys, I wrote of the wid...

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Government needlessly complicating water refunds

Sat Jul 22, 2017 - 10:00 am - Senator Ged Nash Nash concerned that aim is to reduce number of those seeking refunds.Body likely to be inundated with Freedom of Information requests to Irish Water to gain proof of payment.Labour spokesperson on Soc...

Rural Ireland abandoned on broadband

Fri Jul 21, 2017 - 04:52 pm - Willie Penrose TD Deputy Willie Penrose reacts to the information emanating from the CSO Survey, that Ballynacargy has one of the lowest levels of broadband coverage in rural areas across the Country.Deputy Penrose Sta...

Housing Budget shouldn't be used to refund water charges- O'Sullivan

Fri Jul 21, 2017 - 04:12 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has called on the Government to guarantee that the housing budget will not be tapped to refund water charges.Last November, Deputy O'Sullivan question...

Budget preparation creates cause for concern

Thu Jul 20, 2017 - 02:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Mid-Year Expenditure Report published today by Minister Donohoe makes for very worrying reading, while his appearance at the Budgetary Oversight Committee has created even greater cause for concer...

Investment needed in Beaumont emergency department

Thu Jul 20, 2017 - 01:36 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has repeated his call for appropriate investment in the Emergency Department in Beaumont Hospital.Speaking in the Seanad, Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“The problems in th...

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