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I was deeply saddened to learn tonight of the passing of a true hero of our time, Nelson Mandela.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs and Enterprise Dara Calleary has welcomed the intervention of the Labour Relations Commission in the ESB dispute, as the threat of strike action looms ahead of Christmas.
Lack of consultation points to Government arrogance
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Timmy Dooley TD, has called on the Government to reject the proposal to appoint John O’Connor as the Chairman of Eirgrid.
Kildare Fianna Fáil TD Seán Ó Fearghaíl has called on the government to immediately engage with management at Pfizer following the news of 150 job cuts at the Newbridge plant.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has called for the full publication of the Central Bank’s balance sheet assessment of the Irish banks.
The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has raised concerns that the government is sleepwalking through an emerging crisis in the healthcare manufacturing sector after three major employers announced job cuts in less than a week.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Gaeltacht Affairs Michael Kitt has said a lack political will and support for preserving our national language has led to the resignation of An Coimisinéir Teanga Seán Ó Cuirreáin.
Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins TD has responded to the publication of the Smithwick Report, saying that it highlighted a sickening betrayal on the part of someone within Dundalk Garda Station. He called on members of the Provisional IRA to come forward with the information needed to identify the individual involved in order to allow prosecutions to take place.
Fianna Fáil Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the 11,000 former Irish Nationwide customers who have their family home mortgage with IBRC (in Special Liquidation) must have their interests protected when the mortgage book is sold or transferred over the next few weeks.