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McGahon welcomes funding for festivals

Fine Gael Councillor for Dundalk-Carlingford, John McGahon, has welcomed the announcement that the Government will provide €5,500 to support festivals in Louth this year.

This follows the announcement that funding of €564,000 has been approved by Fáilte Ireland to support 187 regional festivals and events taking place this year. 177 more words

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In a party of political expediency principles are the enemy – Tóibín

Sinn Féin TD for Meath West Peadar Tóibín in responding to Leo Varadkar on the latest political attack on Sinn Féin has stated ‘as we move closer to the general election we see a direct correlation between the collapse in support of the government parties and the amplified hyperbole of their statements’. 251 more words


A Sinn Féin victory in Carlow/Kilkenny will signal the end of this Government - Kathleen Funchion

Sinn Féin candidate for the upcoming by election in Carlow & Kilkenny Kathleen Funchion has stated that a victory for Sinn Féin in the constituency will signal the end for the Fine Gael and Labour Party Government. 1,549 more words


Austerity has altered every corner of Ireland irrevocably – Colreavy

Speaking on the issue of income and living conditions in the Dáil tonight, Sinn Féin TD Michael Colreavy lamented the devastating impact that austerity has had upon the whole of Ireland, damage that may never be repaired. 376 more words

Austerity & Bank Bailouts

Taoiseach Gives Powerful Endorsement of Yes Vote for Marriage Referendum

GLEN has strongly welcomed the powerful endorsement of a Yes vote in the upcoming marriage equality referendum by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny. He made the comments in his leaders address to the Fine Gael party’s annual conference in Castlebar on Saturday night. 326 more words


"Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose!": Constituency-level analysis of the Sunday Business Post-Red C opinion poll (22nd February 2015)

Adrian Kavanagh, 21st February 2015 

The latest Sunday Business Post-Red C opinion poll is in line with most of the recent opinion polls, though it brings somewhat mixed results for the two government parties, while the Independents and Others grouping fares notable better than they did in last week’s… 4,230 more words

Fianna Fail

Jake's Law vigil mother meets minister

ROSEANN Brennan with Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe on the day before TDs are due to vote on Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2015.

The 30-year-old and husband Christopher want the law changed to reduce speed limits in public and private housing estates to 20kph. 221 more words