Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

14. 8. 2018

Survey Hightlights Need to Overhaul Sexual Education

I have called for the adoption of ancillary recommendations laid out in the Committee on the Eighth Amendment’s Report. A recent survey carried out in NUIG, showed the overwhelming majority […]

9. 8. 2018

Companies Unaware of Formula Change Risks to PKU Sufferers

I have called on companies changing their formulae to reduce sugar content to beat the sugar tax to consider the need of sufferers of rare diseases like PKU (Phenylketonuria). PKU […]

1. 8. 2018

End Junk Food Adverts During Under 16’s Cinema Screenings

I have called for an end of junk food advertising during cinema screenings for under 16s. As we continue to fight against childhood obesity, it is counterproductive to allow advertising […]

30. 7. 2018

Hotels Must End Price Gouging

I have called for hotels to end their greedy practice of price gouging. The recent CSO finding that tourism has risen 6.7% in the first half of this year is […]

17. 7. 2018

Expand the Advertising Watershed on Junk Food to 9pm

I have today called for the expansion of the watershed as it relates to junk food. There is no question over the causal relationship between junk food advertising to children […]

5. 7. 2018

End the Use of Plastic on Fruit and Veg Now

I have called for the complete elimination of unnecessary fruit and vegetables in supermarkets. The level of plastic waste being produced through supermarkets has reached an untenable point. We should […]

5. 7. 2018

Close Loopholes on Online Junk Food Marketing

I have called for loopholes surrounding online marketing of junk food to youths to be closed. We know that there is a direct link to junk food marketing directed at […]

28. 6. 2018

Funding Needed for Drug to Treat Rare Condition PKU

I have called on the HSE to provide funding for a drug which treats sufferers of the rare condition Phenylketonuria (PKU). PKU is caused by a defect in the gene […]

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