Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

29. 3. 2018

Folic Acid an Obvious Solution to NTDs

I have called for the mandatory fortification of flour with Folic Acid. Recent studies, described as a game-changer, have removed any doubt that this is a safe and highly effective […]

8. 3. 2018

Retailers Should Lead the Ban on Energy Drinks for Under 16s

I have called on all retailers to ban the sale of highly caffeinated drinks to under- 16s. I commend the recent moves by Boots and Aldi to implement such measures. […]

7. 3. 2018

Clear and Unanimous Supreme Court Decision Welcome

I have welcomed the clear and unanimous decision made by the Supreme Court regarding the rights of the unborn. Today the Supreme Court made a landmark decision, this judgement will […]

22. 2. 2018

Legislation for Digital Safety Commissioner Needs to be Fast-Tracked

A third of global users of the internet are children and Ireland is no exception to this trend. As a result, Irish children are subject to significant amounts of marketing […]

22. 2. 2018

Urgent Action Needed to Reduce Plastic Packaging

Consumers should ‘vote with their feet’ to ensure supermarkets take action on plastic waste. The level of plastic waste currently being produced by supermarkets is unacceptable. Plastic packaging is involved […]

15. 2. 2018

Time To Introduce a Deposit System on Plastic Bottles

I have called for the introduction of a deposit system on plastic bottles to encourage recycling. This would require consumers to pay an extra fee depending on the type of […]

8. 2. 2018

Water Refill Stations Will Reduce Waste

Recently, major European cities, including London and Paris, have taken steps to reduce plastic waste. We have a proud tradition of respecting the environment in this country and we must […]

7. 2. 2018

Raise the Digital Age Of Consent to 16 Years Old

The age of digital consent should be raised from 13 to 16 years old. It is important to be clear in what we mean by the age of digital consent. […]

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