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On Tuesday evening the Dail voted at second stage on the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill (2013). As expected four of our Fine Gael TDs (Peter Matthews, Brian Walsh, Billy Timmins and Terence Flanagan) very courageously voted against the Bill. Next week, I, too will vote against the abortion bill. More FG colleagues are expected to follow in the coming days.
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has requested the assistance of the Western Development Commission (WDC) in drawing up a plan for the future development of Ireland West Airport Knock as an aviation hub for the region. After meeting with Deputy Mulherin, the WDC has agreed to investigate the opportunities and obstacles for the development of Knock so as to inform policy on transport connectivity for the region.
Fine Gael senator Fidelma Healy Eames’ criticism of the Government’s policy on small rural schools “as poorly thought out and detrimental to the survival of rural areas” has been hailed as “courageous” by Éamon Ó Cuiv.
It’s been a colourful week in politics one has to say.