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Lack of Affordable Houses in Kildare highlighted in Dáil

Lack of Affordable Houses in Kildare highlighted in Dáil

Independent TD for Kildare South Dr Cathal Berry TD highlighted important issues with the Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien in the Dáil last week when he raised the unaffordability of housing in County Kildare and the issue of housing mix with the Minister. ‘I drove from Portarlington today through to ...

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Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee visit Irish Naval Base

Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee visit Irish Naval Base

The Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee were in the Naval Base recently being briefed on the ongoing crisis there & how best to resolve it. There is incredible work being done by the Irish Naval Service under really tough conditions. It's vital that a financial rescue package is provided to address the ...

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Weekly Update – Dr Cathal Berry TD

Weekly Update – Dr Cathal Berry TD

Hi Everyone, it’s been another busy week this week in Leinster House and around the constituency. Just sharing some of the things myself and the team have been working on - Spoke to Taoiseach, Micheál Martin directly in the Dáil chamber about hospital waiting lists in Naas General Hospital and other hospitals ...

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Lack of Strategic Aircraft Capability

Lack of Strategic Aircraft Capability

Ireland’s lack of an independent, strategic airlift capability has been well known for decades but has been particularly evident in the last 18 months. No self-respecting state of our size, particularly an island nation, would allow this situation to occur. Chartering commercial aircraft at short notice, on an ad hoc ...

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Over €20,000 for Portarlington Community Centre

Over €20,000 for Portarlington Community Centre

Good news this morning for Portarlington Community Centre! I welcome the news that they have been allocated €20,646 under the COVID Stability Fund for Community and Voluntary groups. This funding is being provided to community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises, which have suffered ...

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Vaccinations for Workers in Indoor Dining Settings

Vaccinations for Workers in Indoor Dining Settings

Recently in the Dáil, I questioned Minister Eamonn Ryan about providing vaccinations for people working in indoor hospitality dining settings. As indoor dining returns over the next couple of weeks, it’s essential that our hospitality staff are protected against the virus.

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Reserve Defence Forces Legislation

Reserve Defence Forces Legislation

Landmark Defence legislation being voted through the Dáil. Potential to be transformative for our Reservists if implemented properly. Huge thanks to everyone involved.

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RACO before the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee

RACO before the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee

Thanks to the RACO members, General Secretary, Comdt Conor King, Deputy General Secretary, Lt Col Derek Priestly & President of RACO, Comdt Luke Foley for appearing before the Oireachtas Committee on Defence recently. We discussed various important issues affecting members of the Defence Forces.