Examinerships For SMEs – Topical Issue

I thank the Ceann Comhairle for allowing me to raise this very important topic. This State has expended enormous amounts of money as aids to businesses affected by the pandemic, and rightly so. The purpose of this has been to preserve businesses and jobs affected by the pandemic. More important is ensuring that as many

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We have to start planning now for a better post Covid nation

It goes without saying that the government’s primary focus for now must be on battling Covid-19. The authorisation of two highly effective vaccines, with the promise of others to come soon, means we are pushing back against the virus on two fronts: suppression and immunisation. The government must spare no effort in deploying these two

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St. Gabriel’s Children’s Respite House to open

St. Gabriel’s Children’s Respite House, Mungret will open in the January following a visit to the facility by Minister for Disabilities Anne Rabbitte TD. The state-of-the art facility located in Mungret was designed and purpose built in 2018 to provide overnight respite breaks for children with severe physical disabilities and additional complex medical needs from

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TDs’ pay increase risks social solidarity

TD’s pay will increase by 2% next Thursday from €96,189 to €98,113. Unsurprisingly, the public are underwhelmed. Until fairly recently the Government set TD’s salaries. This was always controversial as politicians were accused of writing their own ticket. Then the Government came up with what appeared to be a good idea. They linked TD’s salaries

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Covid-19 Testing Centres

The testing service is being provided on an appointment-only basis and only those who are referred by their GP will be seen.  Where a test is requested, the person should be self-isolating at home until they are called for their test. It is advised that any person who is symptomatic or waiting for an appointment

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Thank You

I am absolutely delighted to be elected to Dáil Éireann again to represent the constituency of Limerick City. I want to thank the thousands of people who put their trust in me and gave me their vote. I also want to say a big thank you to my family, friends and my wonderful team of

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Please consider giving me your No. 1 vote

I am available at all times throughout the year to assist my constituents and represent Limerick – not just at election time! My priorities are as follows: – Addressing the Housing crisis – Putting an end to the crisis in our Health service, particularly at UHL – Combating anti-social behaviour and crime – Working to

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Resolution Passed Which Could Prevent Incineration of Waste in the Southern Environs of Limerick

In order to attempt to prevent the incineration of toxic waste in the Southern Environs of Limerick City, Cllr. Kieran O’Hanlon and Cllr. Catherine Slattery have succeeded in having a resolution passed at the Metropolitan Council meeting seeking to outlaw incineration within 1500m of primary schools, post primary school and public parks. The resolution tabled by Cllr. Slattery

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