Image via WikipediaMyself and my colleague Cllr. Eithne Loftus are holding a public meeting on Tuesday the 7th of October at 8pm in the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Blanchardstown [...]
I am currently distributing a leaflet on transport issues throughout the constituency. The leaflet can be accessed here.
ISEQ & Banking Sector Collapse Another Disastrous Day for those Planning Retirement
ISEQ at 11 Year Low on foot of Latest Heavy Losses The shocking collapse of Irish shares today, where the ISEQ index shed 13% of its value, was yet another [...]
Week in Politics
I was on the Week in Politics show on RTE1 last night, discussing the ongoing financial crisis, and the C&AG investigation into FÁS. The show can be accessed here.
Latest Lenihan Gaffe Confirms Minister with Little Appetite or Aptitude for Job
Officials Rebuff of Redundancy Plan Shows Minister Out of his Depth The embarrassing rebuff by his own officials in the Dept. of Finance regarding his proposed public service redundancy [...]
Coughlan must not shackle C&AG FÁS investigation
Fine Gael Spokesman on Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, today (Wednesday) called on the Tánaiste to ensure that the C&AG investigation is not limited, as she requested, to [...]
Fine Gael Forces the Tánaiste to Admit No Confidence in FAS Leadership
C&AG Annual Report Highlights Weak Financial Control in Quangos The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment has effectively expressed no confidence in the FÁS leadership, according to Leo Varadkar, Fine [...]
Fingal County Council Report on the recent flooding
At the September 8th meeting of Fingal County Council, a report was provided on the recent flooding in the Fingal area and in Dublin 15 on the 9th, 10th and [...]
European Commission Confirms Coughlan wrong on Credit Card surcharges – Varadkar
For more than a year, successive Ministers for Enterprise, Trade and Employment – Ministers Martin and Coughlan – have first procrastinated, then hidden behind European Law in refusing to bring [...]
Morning Ireland – Thursday 3rd September
I was on Morning Ireland last Thursday talking about the current economic crisis. The interview can be accessed from this link.