Archive for : October, 2009

Update from our man in Washington

22nd October, 2009

More news from our representative in Washington. Click HERE to read Ambassador John Bruton’s weekly message....

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Seanad Work

21st October, 2009

What a day. Started at 9 with a meeting with the new member of my team Aisling. From that I had an EU affairs......

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LUAS driver fatigue flagged as serious risk – Donohoe

20th October, 2009

An independent report warning of fatigue and stress among LUAS drivers had been drafted before the O’Connell Street collision between a tram and a......

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Enda, the Seanad and me.

19th October, 2009

Rarely have I received so many calls from people worried about my prospects and me. One constituent, who met me in the newsagents this......

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€19M: Govt’s annual rent for city centre buildings – Donohoe

19th October, 2009

The Government is spending nearly €19 million on rent for Dublin city centre properties at the same time that it’s proposing swingeing cutbacks in......

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Cabra Update October 09

16th October, 2009

This is an updated that I will be circulating soon for the Cabra district October 2009. Dear Resident CABRA COMMUNITY UPDATE...

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How we would change NAMA

15th October, 2009

The full set of Fine Gael’s Amendments to the National Asset Management Agency Bill 2009 is available online on the Fine Gael website, at:......

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A little victory

15th October, 2009

Today, for me, focused on report stage of the Public Transport Bill 2009.  Report stage is the point at which final changes are made......

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Events of Yesterday

14th October, 2009

The speech by Deputy O’Donoghue has received a huge amount of coverage in all of the papers today. Two things are clear to me......

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The statement today

13th October, 2009

I listened to all of the statement today by John O’Donoghue. It was a bit surreal to hear him talk about the cost of......

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