Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: February 2015

PQ No. 8 – 26th February – The Possible exit of Britain from the EU

To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will elaborate on the aim, contained in the Global Island, Ireland’s Foreign Policy for a Changing World, of Ireland as a neighbour of the United Kingdom, to work to encourage that country’s continued membership of the European Union; and if he will make a… Continue Reading

Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015 – Second Stage Speech

I welcome the publication of this Bill, exactly four years since the general election. With 172 sections, this is one of the most complex Bills to come before the House in that time. It has implications and consequences for several substantial high-profile Acts of the Oireachtas, including the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964, the Succession… Continue Reading

Public Consultation on 25 Year Water Services Plan

Irish Water has now published a draft of the first integrated plan for the delivery of water services in Ireland. This plan is called the Water Services Strategic Plan (WSSP). The document addresses six key themes: Customer service, Clean safe drinking water, Effective management of wastewater, Protect and enhance the environment, Support social and economic… Continue Reading

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