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Health targets in tatters with 5 fold increase in numbers waiting more than 8 months – Kelleher

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher TD says Minister Varadkar needs to urgently tackle hospital waiting lists as the scale of the crisis across the country continues to spiral.

FF seeks Dáil debate on recognition of the State of Palestine

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs & Trade Brendan Smith TD has requested time in the Dáil to discuss a motion calling on the Irish Government to recognise the State of Palestine.

Fianna Fáil condemns cyber bullying campaign against Mairia Cahill

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has said the party condemns in the strongest possible terms the deliberate online campaign being directed at Mairia Cahill as a result of her going public about her abuse.

Govt Agrees to FF Request for Dáil Debate on Rural Broadband

Govt lip-service to roll-out of rural broadband must change

Finance Bill must scrap property tax increase – FF

Fianna Fáil Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the Government must take the opportunity of the Finance Bill this week to scrap the planned increase in property tax bills in two years’ time.

What did Minister Kelly Speak to Irish Water CEO About? – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Environment, Barry Cowen TD, has called on the Minister for Environment to reveal what was discussed at his meeting with Irish Water CEO John Tierney today

Voluntary Sports clubs may now be liable for rates with Government Valuation Bill – Byrne

Senator Thomas Byrne has said the Government's Valuation Bill, which passed third stage in the Seanad today, will result in voluntary sports clubs being liable for commercial rates if they rent out pitches or club facilities to generate an income.

Garda Vetting must be made a priority for Department – McConalogue

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Education Charlie McConalogue says it’s unacceptable that 40% of teachers working in Irish schools have not been taken through the process established to ensure child protection. Figures released this morning reveal that more than 36,000 teachers have not been through the Garda clearance process.

Seanad agrees to recognise the State of Palestine

Seanad Éireann has passed a motion calling on the Irish Government to recognise the State of Palestine.

Government displays utter contempt for the Dáil – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming said that the Government is showing utter contempt for the Dáil and the public by refusing to attend in the Dáil chamber during important debates.

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