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, ...

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Search and Rescue (SAR) Service

This week in the Dáil, I spoke to Minister Simon Coveney in relation to the provision of the Search and Rescue (SAR) Service. We should identify what component of the service the Air Corps can look after and then task and resource it accordingly. Any part of the service that cannot be ...

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Military Air Transport – Leaders’ Questions

In the Dáil this week, I asked the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar if the Government would consider acquiring a strategic airlift aircraft for the Defence Forces. I have previously raised this issue with the Tánaiste. Military air transport is a real weakness for Ireland. Throughout the pandemic ...

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