FINE Gael Senator for Cork South Central, Deirdre Clune is hitting out at Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin after he circulated leaflets campaigning against the property tax in the Cork area. The leaflets exclaim that ‘now is not the time’ for a property tax to be introduced. Deirdre Clune is challenging Fianna Fail on the content of their campaign…
The Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has pledged his full support to the USI’s campaign against further hikes in student fees and cuts to third level grants.
Deputy Martin said, “The bottom line is that third level students have been betrayed by Ruairí Quinn who posed in front of cameras in the final days of the general election and made solemn promises to win their votes.
Cork South Central Fianna Fáil TD Micheál Martin has demanded action from the Education Minister following confirmation that over 5,000 Cork students are still waiting for their student grants to be processed.
FIANNA Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin TD, said tonight’s joint statement from the Taoiseach and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, appears to be positive but called on the Government to outline what it is actually seeking from Europe.
Deputy Martin was speaking after Cork was again hit with flooding this week.
The upcoming Children’s Referendum will not be a panacea for protecting children but it is a sensible approach to putting children first, according to Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin.
FIANNA Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has said that the coming Dáil term must see fairness returned to the centre of the budget setting process. He was speaking ahead of the Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party ‘Think-in’ which begins tomorrow in Sutton’s Marine Hotel.