Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

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. […]

9. 10. 2019

New National Childcare Scheme will mark major step forward

The new National Childcare Scheme will make a real difference for hard-pressed parents when it comes to the cost of childcare. I have urged parents to apply for the National […]

9. 10. 2019

More companies should aim for ‘B-Corp’ Certification

I have called for more companies to set targets to achieve a B-Corp certification. A B-Corp certification is awarded to companies that meet the highest standards in its environmental impact, […]

4. 10. 2019

Automatic Voter Registration Needed to Update Ireland’s Electoral Process

I have called for voter registration to be updated to reflect a modern society. Currently an individual who wants to register must complete forms and have them approved by relevant […]

21. 8. 2019

New Howth Seabin A Model For The Country

I have hailed the introduction of a new Seabin in Howth Harbour as an example of what can be done around the country. This initiative highlights environmental measures that can […]

21. 8. 2019

Introducing Green Alternatives For Taxi Users Can Benefit Us All

I have called for the introduction of new and novel ways of highlighting electric vehicles in public use. We should be thinking outside the box when promoting the use of […]

9. 8. 2019

Businesses and development companies must provide electric charging points to encourage uptake of EVs

Companies and apartment blocks must be required to install e-charging points to encourage uptake of electric vehicles, a Fine Gael Senator has said.  I believe that by requiring businesses and […]

© Catherine Noone – Dublin Senator 2011. | Wordpress Webdesign by: exSite