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Labour at Electric Picnic

Posted on September 04, 2016

This weekend, Alan Kelly TD and Ivana Bacik spoke at the Newstalk Lounge at Electric Picnic. You can watch their contributions below

 

Alan participated in Have I Got Newstalk for You - looking over on the top news stories from the past few months.

 

Ivana outlined Labour's stall on why we need to #repealthe8th - watch what she had to say below :

 

 

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The water has subsided - let's prioritise flood protection-Minister Alan Kelly

Posted on January 21, 2016

Alan Kelly

Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly has written in today's Irish Independent about the devastating flooding that has happened in the last few months and how we need to prioritise a long-term plan for flood prevention. You can read the original article here.

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Senator Bacik launches Oireachtas cyclists group

Posted on July 12, 2012

Senator Bacik launches Oireachtas cyclists group

Senator Ivana Bacik got on her bike today to launch a new All-Party Oireachtas Cyclists Group. The group will encourage all parliamentarians to leave their cars at home and cycle to work.

In tandem with the Government's Smarter Travel policy which aims to have 10% of all commuting trips carried out by bike nationally in Ireland by 2020, the All-Party Oireachtas Cyclists Group hopes to encourage people to cycle, by tackling issues which may prevent nervous cyclists from making the journey.

Senator Bacik said, "The reason why many people do not cycle is because they are concerned about the experience of cycling in congested traffic and do not have the cycling skills to cycle safely in urban areas."

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Minister Kelly launches National Journey Planner

Posted on June 27, 2012

Minister Kelly

The National Transport Authority's new online National Journey planner was launched today by Minister Alan Kelly and Gerry Murphy, Chief Executive for the National Transport Authority. The planner app, which is available for Android and iPhones (iPhone app will be available shortly), covers bus, rail, tram, taxis, ferries and walking with fully mapped out route information, printable timetables and details of overall journey times - all in one place. It will enable people to plan journeys from door-to-door, anywhere in Ireland, using public transport.

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Minister Kelly and Moneygall's Henry Healy call for a YES vote

Posted on May 23, 2012

YES we can, campaigning in Moneygall - Minister Alan Kelly and Henry Healy campaigning for a YES vote in Moneygall.
Minister Alan Kelly and Henry Healy campaigning for a YES vote in Moneygall.

Minister Alan Kelly and Moneygall's Henry Healy (Barack Obama's cousin) have joined forces to call for a YES vote in the forthcoming Stability Treaty referendum.

Henry Healy said: 'The only way forward for our country is to ratify the treaty. To ensure growth, jobs and prosperity for our future a Yes is the only way to secure it. It will be that simple; a Yes vote will continue our recovery and lead us back to a more stable nation within the EU'.

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Green light for €4m Galway transport investment

Posted on March 06, 2012

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Galway City got a boost today with news that it's to receive over €4 million in funding for transport projects in the city. Using funds under the Regional Cities programme, Minister for Public & Commuter Transport, Alan Kelly, said the funding will allow a number of transport projects to go ahead - making life easier and safer for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians alike.

With just 4 per cent of work trips in Galway city made using public transport, this funding will crucially help give people alternative options to the car. Other cities will be announced shortly as part of the Regional Cities programme; Deputy Ciaran Lynch yesterday welcomed a €7m investment for Cork which you can read in our media centre here.

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