Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

14. 6. 2018

Introduce Fibro-Scans to Fight Liver Disease Now

I have called for the introduction of ‘Fibro-Scans’ to help fight the growing rate of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Ireland is currently facing a silent epidemic of liver disease. […]

9. 6. 2018

Sleazy Signs Have No Place on the Streets of Our Capital

I have called for an end to sleazy strip club advertising, that has no place on the streets of our capital Every major capital city has an area where tourists […]

10. 5. 2018

Fast-Track Planning Process for Major Infrastructure

I have called for major infrastructure projects to be fast-tracked through the planning process in Ireland. Today’s announcement by Apple, ceasing their plans to develop a data centre in Athenry […]

10. 5. 2018

Sweet Snack Tax Could Further Combat Obesity

I have called for the introduction of a sweet snack tax following the release of UK study showing such a measure could result in a greater overall reduction of sugar […]

3. 5. 2018

Ring-Fence Revenue From the Sugar Tax

I have called for the revenue resulting from the sugar tax to be ring fenced, to help fight obesity levels in Ireland. As the sugar tax comes into effect across […]

26. 4. 2018

End the Use of Plastic Straws

I have urged businesses to end the use of plastic straws. Single use plastic straws make up a considerable amount of waste each year in Ireland, with many of them […]

19. 4. 2018

Number of Doctors Looks Set To Increase Due To Amendment to Medical Practitioners Act

The number of doctors remaining in Ireland looks set to significantly increase due to an amendment to the Medical Practitioners Act 2007- which up to now only allowed for highly […]

11. 4. 2018

Sugar Tax is Proving a Huge Success Even Before its Implementation

In advance of the implementation of the Sugar Tax, it is already having an impact on how soft drinks companies are selling their products. In a bid to avoid the […]

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