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FF calling for minimum wage increase, says Deputy Calleary

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Mayo Fianna Fáil deputy, Dara Calleary, who is the party’s spokesperson on jobs, enterprise and innovation, says his party is strongly advocating for a 6.4 per cent increase to the national minimum wage.

Party headquarters will listen to grassroots, says Mayo FF chairperson

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The chairperson of Fianna Fáil in Mayo says he believes there will be no overruling decree from headquarters in Dublin on who the local party should send forward for the next General Election.

Action not empty promises needed to secure future of Ireland West Airport – Calleary

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary says the Taoiseach must sideline the spin and honour the commitments he made about Ireland West Airport Knock.  Enda Kenny made a promise before the 2011 General Election that he would ‘do whatever he needed for Knock’ if he became Taoiseach. Deputy Calleary commented this week: “The time for talking is long gone and what we need to see from the Taoiseach is action, and a follow through on the commitments he gave to airport officials before he assumed office.  Ireland West Airport Knock needs a cash injection in the upcoming Budget in order to secure its survival and it is up to the Taoiseach and Minister Paschal Donohoe to deliver on pre-election promises. This airport proves its worth on a daily basis.  It employs over 100 people and has seen more than 700,000 passengers pass through its doors this year alone. It brings millions of euro into the local economy and its benefits are felt right across the west and north west. It is a vital part of the tourism infrastructure in the region and its future must be secured.”

Government engaged in covert attack on Mayo small schools — Calleary

Mayo Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary has said there is a mounting threat to the future of small schools across Mayo as the Government continues to sit on a report which could determine their future. In response to questions from Fianna Fáil in the Dáil, the Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn again refused to commit to a date for publishing the Value for Money review, which he has had since early this year.

Ballina wins Pride of Place awards

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has expressed his satisfaction that Ballina has been crowned the winner of the 2013 Pride of Place for towns with a population of more than 2,000.

Calleary pays tribute to Martin J O’Toole

Mayo Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary and party leader Micheal Martin have paid tribute to Martin J O’Toole, a former Fianna Fáil TD, senator, and councillor from Louisburgh who passed away this week.

Commitment to future of day care services in Swinford needed

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary is calling upon the government parties and the HSE to commit to the future of day care services at Swinford District Hospital.

New mortgage rules will result in more home repossessions – Calleary

New rules on mortgage arrears will make it easier for banks to repossess family homes, according to Mayo Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary.

Three Mayo Fianna Fáil members elected to party’s Ard Comhairle

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Three Mayo Fianna Fáil members were elected to the party’s governing body, the Ard Comhairle, at the party’s 74th Ard Fheis at the weekend.

Mobility allowance cut to hit 160 people in Mayo - Calleary

Mayo Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary has revealed that approximately 160 people with severe disabilities in Co Mayo will see a 20 per cent cut in State supports from July.


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