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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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CSO figures reveal how Government is failing young adults

Thu Jul 27, 2017 - 05:06 pm - Joe Costello Labour spokesperson on urban regeneration, Joe Costello reacting to CSO figures today has said:"The 2016 Census figures released by the CSO today make stark reading."They show that nearly half a milli...

CSO figures highlight lack of affordability in housing sector- O'Sullivan

Thu Jul 27, 2017 - 12:36 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that  today’s Census figures showing nearly half a million adults are still living with their parents, highlight the lack of affordability...

Independent review of response to Drogheda water emergency needed

Thu Jul 27, 2017 - 11:38 am - Senator Ged Nash Louth & East Meath Labour Senator Ged Nash has written to the Minister for Housing & Local Government calling for the establishment of an independent review into Irish Water’s handling of th...

Life saving drugs still caught in funding logjam for as long as 12 months now

Thu Jul 27, 2017 - 08:28 am - Alan Kelly TD HSE took 10 months to refer life-saving drug Entresto  to the Department of HealthDepartment took two months to refer it back to the HSEWhat is going on asks Alan Kelly?Labour Health Spokesperson Ala...

Kelly welcomes progress on Craft Beer Bill

Wed Jul 26, 2017 - 03:29 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD Alan Kelly has welcomed a decision by Cabinet to bring forward and send to Committee stage, his legislation to allow breweries, microbreweries, cider makers and distilleries to sell their ow...

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