Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

14. 11. 2019

Renewed focus on Diabetes required

I have called for a renewed focus on Diabetes in Ireland, marking World Diabetes Day on Thursday, November 14th. Diabetes diagnoses have been growing and will continue to grow in […]

14. 11. 2019

Need for LGBT inclusion policies in schools

I have called for greater teacher supports and school inclusion policies for LGBT students. The results of the largest survey of LGBT students in the Irish education system show that […]

8. 11. 2019

Introduce climate change studies in schools

I have called for climate change studies to be introduced in primary and secondary schools. Next year Italy will become the first country to introduce climate change studies in schools. […]

7. 11. 2019

Maternity cover locums for public representatives are needed

I have called for an examination of maternity cover locums as a support for public representatives. This week, Stella Creasy MP will become the first member of the British Parliament […]

25. 10. 2019

Fast food delivery companies need duty of care to contractors

I have called for companies like Just Eat and Deliveroo that employ contractors to deliver food, to provide a duty of care for employees. I believe that companies such Just […]

25. 10. 2019

New electric car incentives needed

I have called for the introduction of new incentives for electric car owners. We must continue to provide incentives for people who are considering buying electric vehicles. Until electric cars […]

16. 10. 2019

Coolock School Fire Devastating for the Local Community

I have extended my sympathies to all those affected by Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní fire in Coolock overnight. This is a heart-breaking development that has occurred overnight in Coolock. While the […]

16. 10. 2019

Greater powers to fight hate crimes needed

I have called for greater powers for authorities to prosecute perpetrators of hate crimes. Ireland remains an outlier in the European Union in its absence of clear hate crime laws. […]

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