All Island Cancer Research Meeting

Good discussions were held with All Island Cancer Research Institute which I was delighted to be a part of. Invaluable work being...

Action Plan for Insurance Reform Approved

Government approved our Action Plan for Insurance Reform. Work is already underway in my areas of responsibility which is to:

Shop Local this Christmas This year more than ever we all need to Shop Local - lets help all our communities

Student Nurses Statement

The dedication, skill and commitment of all healthcare professionals has never been more apparent than in the last nine months. Nurses and...
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Sports Capital Grant

Sports Capital Grant, is opening for applications on 11th December 2020. This year there is €40m available to Clubs and Organisations around..

Westmeath and Longford Schools receive funding of €1,565m

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today (Monday 30 November) announced €50 million in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Grants for primary...
Midlands Technology University

New Technology University

Athlone Institute of Technology and Limerick Institute of Technology application for new technology university in Midlands and Midwest.
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Working from home (COVID 19) Bill 2020

The global health crisis has meant that many in our community are working from home and I thank you all for your continued efforts to help...

Stand up Awareness Week

Stand Up Awareness Week 2020 will take place from  November 16th-20th. Stand Up Awareness Week is a time for...
Medical card limit changed

Medical Card Income Limits

New medical card income limits have now come into effect for the Over 70's medical card. From 1 November 2020, the weekly income limit for a single person over the age of 70 is €550. The weekly income limit for a couple is €1,050.