Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

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 […]

15. 2. 2019

We Need a Conversation about Consent

I have called for a wider discussion around issues of consent. It is important that as a society we have an open and frank discussion around issues relating to consent. […]

7. 2. 2019

Reclassify Social Media Companies as Publishers

I have called for social media companies to be reclassified as ‘publishers’, making them responsible for content they distribute. I believe that social media companies bear some responsibility for the […]

7. 2. 2019

‘Cooling Off’ Period Needed For Online Airline Bookings

I have called on airlines to implement an honest cancellation policy on online bookings. Airline companies such as Ryanair and Aer Lingus don’t allow their customers to cancel their bookings […]

1. 2. 2019

Greater Awareness on Effects of Screen Time Needed

I have called for greater awareness around the issue of screen time for under 2 years. This follows the release of a major study in Canada, examining the effect of […]

25. 1. 2019

We Need to Have a Discussion About Using E-Cigarettes to Help People Quit Smoking

I have called for e-cigarettes to be used as part of the approach to tackling smoking rates in Ireland. I believe that if we are to make progress and achieve […]

22. 1. 2019

Heroics at Howth Harbour a Credit to Dublin Bay North

I have paid tribute to the first responders and locals who intervened to prevent a dangerous situation at Howth harbour from becoming deadly. The actions of local man Mark Doyle, […]

14. 1. 2019

€8,731 in funding Announced for Dublin Bay North Men’s Sheds

I have welcomed the news, announced by Minister Michael Ring, that 6 branches of Men’s Sheds in Dublin Bay North will receive funding under the Community Enhancement Programme. The increased […]

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