Fine Gael Senator for Clare and Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Martin Conway, has said the passage of the Garda Síochána (Policing Authority and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2015 through the Dáil and the Seanad provides a welcome opportunity for the reform of An Garda Síochána.
Fine Gael Clare Senator, Martin Conway has today (Friday), welcomed Minister Brendan Howlin to Doolin to officially open the new pier in Doolin.
I am delighted that the new pier is opening ahead of schedule. It will facilitate greater connectivity with Doolin and the Aran Islands all year round irrespective of the weather conditions.
Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway has welcomed eircom’s announcement that they are to significantly expand access to high speed fibre broadband in rural Ireland benefiting a number of areas in County Clare.
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Fine Gael Clare Senator, Martin Conway has said today (Tuesday), that access to education and community co-operation are the keys to best practice in farm safety. Speaking following the publication of the Seanad Public Consultation Committee (SPCC) report on farm safety Senator Conway expressed his concern about the number of accidents and fatalities on Irish farms.
Fine Gael Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Disability and Equality, Martin Conway, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the planned introduction of the Marriage Bill 2015 by July.
“This legislation will give effect to the decision by the Irish people at the weekend to extend the right to marry to same-sex couples.
Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Justice and Clare Senator, Martin Conway, has welcomed the publication by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, today (Monday) of the Garda Síochána (Policing Authority and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2015.
Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Justice and Clare Senator, Martin Conway, welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, today (Friday) that €2.8 million is to be allocated from Dormant Accounts Disbursement Scheme to expand Garda Youth Diversion Services in communities across the country.
“I am delighted that this funding has been made available to tackle youth crime which will support An Garda Síochána in their proactive effort to work with young people and build positive relationships.
“The Government has agreed a number of new measures to support mortgage holders who are in arrears. These measures build on the action already taken and aim to increase the supports available to people in arrears and to increase the numbers of people availing of them.
“In a major reform of the Personal Insolvency framework, the Government has agreed to give Courts the power to review and, where appropriate, to approve insolvency deals that have been rejected by banks. The Government will legislate to give effect to this change before the end of the summer.
Fine Gael Clare Senator, Martin Conway, has today (Thursday), welcomed the report of the Public Service Oversight Committee on direct provision. Speaking following the launch of the report, Senator Conway expressed his concern about the intolerable conditions and the unacceptable length of time many asylum seekers must spend in the direct provision system awaiting a decision on their case.