Meeting with Kildare IFA Delgation

It was great to sit down with Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Joe Healy and the Kildare delgation at their Oireachtas briefing recently. The Farmer Income Crisis briefing highlighted many serious issues affecting our small farmers across Kildare North. It’s imperative we improve the supports available to small farmers in Continue Reading →

More Jobs for Naas as Applegreen Site Given Go Ahead

Kildare County Council last night approved an application from Applegreen and associates to develop the old concrete pipes site at the entrance to Naas to become a new service station, training centre, office space and national headquarters. This is great news which see more jobs coming into the area. This site had Continue Reading →

New Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Science and Technology, Research and Development

I am delighted to have been appointed Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Science and Technology, Research and Development by party leader Michael Martin T.D. this week. This is an area which has been neglected by the current Government with no Minister or Minister of State responsible for such a Department.

Speech on Fianna Fáil Private members Bill on Mortgage Rates

I welcome the opportunity today to speak in favour of this Fianna Fáil Private Members’ Bill. All present in the Chamber today are aware of the fact that a mortgage is the biggest single outgoing facing any family. There are at least 300,000 households in this jurisdiction operating under standard Continue Reading →