Weekly Update

Weekly Update

It's been another busy week in Leinster house and around the Kildare South constituency! Here's some of the things myself and the team have been up to - Asked the Taoiseach to put a recognition package in place for frontline healthcare workers and volunteers who have been working tirelessly ...

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Defence Forces Post 94 Contratcts

In the Dáil this morning, I asked the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney to provide some clarity to the situation pertaining to employment contracts for enlisted personnel who joined after 1994. It is the most urgent, pressing and important matter in the Defence Forces at the moment. It is an ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Volunteered at the ONE medical clinic in Dublin for Defence Forces Veterans. Met with Chief Super Scanlon to increase the number of gardai in Portarlington and to have the station open for longer. Attended the Foreign Affairs & Defence committee to highlight the current situation ...

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Autism Bill

Autism Bill

I was delighted to speak in the Dáil recently about the Autism Bill. It allows us to shine a light on another neglected area in Irish society. More importantly, though, it allowed us to speak out and represent people with autism, their families & carers and highlight important issues affecting ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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