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New passport office should open in the West to improve service for applicants – Kyne

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A new passport office should open in the West to process applications and help eliminate delays for service users, a Fine Gael Senator has said.

Britain washed its hands of the Irish landlord class

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After World War I the remnants of the Anglo Irish landlord class, found themselves marooned in a new, more democratic social world which some of them resented as plutocratic and vulgar.

Local Minister of State confirms Government scheme to provide maternity leave for councillors

Local Fine Gael Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning, Deputy Peter Burke, has welcomed Cabinet approval to draft a general scheme to grant an entitlement of maternity leave to councillors.

New maternity scheme for local councillors is a positive development, says Dolan

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A new scheme which provides maternity leave for Galway councillors will be positive for all women wishing to pursue a career in politics, a Galway-based Fine Gael Senator has said.

Young people from Mayo speak on Climate Change in Seanad Chamber

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A number of young people and members of Foróige in Mayo spoke out on the climate crisis directly to policy-makers recently and engaged in discussion with TDs and Senators on a range of topics relating to environment and climate action - during a sitting of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Environment and Climate Action chaired by Committee Chairperson, Brian Leddin TD.

Davitt calls for debate on Ireland’s corporate tax rate

Fianna Fáil Senator Aidan Davitt has called for a debate on Ireland corporate tax rate.

McNelis calls for full ban on gambling ads

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The “huge and incessant bombardment” of gambling advertisements during the recent Cheltenham races has “reiterated the need” for a full ban on such ads.

Local Fine Gael Senator welcomes launch of Seanad 100 programme

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Local Fine Gael Senator, Aisling Dolan, has welcomed the recent launch of the Seanad 100 programme.

Chambers calls on Dáil to pass Stalking bill without delay

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As the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person (Amendment) (Stalking) Bill 2021 has passed through the Seanad, Fianna Fáil Senator Lisa Chambers is calling on members of the Dáil to pass the bill without delay. Senator Chambers brought forward the legislation in July 2021 that sought to introduce an offence of Stalking into Irish law.

Larkin welcomes use of CCTV to tackle illegal dumping

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Local authorities in the State are to be given new powers to tackle illegal dumping using CCTV, drones, and number plate recognition technology.


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