Tag: Dr. Cathal Berry
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Covid-19 Vaccination Rollout

Covid-19 Vaccination Rollout

In the Dáil, I spoke to the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar in relation to the Covid-19 vaccine rollout. As of today, more than 77,000 people have now been vaccinated in Ireland, bringing us above the EU average. However, changes need to be made to improve the rollout of the vaccine especially in relation to the IT ...

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Motion on Mental Health

Motion on Mental Health

Today the Regional Group TDs have brought forward a motion on mental health to the floor of Dáil Éireann, which I am pleased has been accepted by the government. Mental health is such an important issue which requires absolute focus and commitment to solving# the issues that we have. We need to properly ...

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The Week in Politics

The Week in Politics

I was on the Week in Politics this week on RTÉ One TV. I gave a quick update on Ireland’s mass vaccination programme. Ireland’s success in suppressing the virus has not occurred by chance. We have embraced science & enlightenment throughout and we can now reap the rewards.    

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Portarlington Christmas Lights 2020

Portarlington Christmas Lights 2020

Fantastic to see the Christmas lights being switched on in Portarlington last Friday for the ‘Big Switch On’! Thanks to the Christmas Lights Committee for all your hard work and dedication over the past few weeks - the town looks great! The countdown to Christmas has officially begun ...

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Progress for the Reserve Defence Force

Progress for the Reserve Defence Force

Very productive Oireachtas Committee meeting on Foreign Affairs & Defence last week. The positive developments will not only allow Reserve troops to officially travel abroad for training, ceremonial and sporting events, but will also legally permit them to deploy on operations at home and on Peace Support ...

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Brexit

Brexit

In the Dáil, I raised a number of important issues in relation to Brexit. In less than 50 days Britain is leaving the EU, whether there is a deal in place or not, and we are going to be facing a major shock to our trade relations with our nearest neighbour. We must act now to reduce the impact on our businesses and on ...

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Portarlington Community Groups & Voluntary Organisations

Portarlington Community Groups & Voluntary Organisations

Another productive meeting in Portarlington tonight with the Community Groups and Voluntary Organisations in the town. The meeting was led by Mark Prendergast (Prendergast Leadership) who gave a great insight into how to maximise achievement within our community groups and organisations. It was great to get together ...