Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

19. 3. 2019

Howth Rescue Mission Represents the Best of Us

I have commended the heroics of Howth RNLI, following a rescue mission carried out off Howth on Monday, March 18th. The heroism of the volunteers of the Howth RNLI, symbolize […]

15. 3. 2019

Ireland Must Plan for Future Dementia Strategy

I have called for focus on dementia services and forward planning to offset significant increases in the number of people affected. Ireland currently has 55 thousand people suffering from Dementia, […]

14. 3. 2019

New Tea Rooms in Fairview a Welcome Addition to the Community

I have welcomed the development of designs to install tea rooms and an attached garden to Fairview Park. The announcement of designs for the tea rooms is a welcome one, […]

14. 3. 2019

Water Fountain Scheme Needed Nationally

I have called for a national water fountain programme to be rolled out across the county in an effort to reduce single use plastics. Drinking fountains represent a tangible and […]

7. 3. 2019

More Women Needed in STEM Professions

This Friday marks International Women’s Day and I have called for greater numbers of young girls to be encouraged to pursue STEM subjects and careers. We are making progress in […]

4. 3. 2019

HPV Vaccine Misinformation Must Be Rooted Out

I have called for a continued focus and outreach programme to encourage greater uptake of HPV vaccine. Today (Monday March 4th) marks International HPV Awareness Day. We are currently making […]

1. 3. 2019

We Must Be Vigilant About Eating Disorders

This week marks Eating Disorder Awareness Week and I have called for vigilance for eating disorders affecting teenagers. In Ireland, there are approximately 200 thousand people effected by eating disorders, […]

22. 2. 2019

Ireland Behind Other EU Countries on Asthma Mortality

I have called for greater training and awareness for people working with children and teens, following the publication of a report showing Ireland has the second highest rate of asthma […]

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