FF can’t be trusted on pensions – just like all its other policies

Don’t be fooled by FF slamming SF’s pensions policy which it first proposed – Harris FF can’t be trusted on pensions – just like all its other policies   Minister of State for Finance, Simon Harris, has today warned voters that Fianna Fáil cannot be trusted on pensions policy. He pointed out that Fianna Fáil […]

Tackling the Housing and Homeless Crisis

There is a record total of over 5,000 people homeless in Ireland. The vast majority are in emergency accommodation such as hostels or hotels with a small number sleeping rough. It is not acceptable that in 2016 we have families living in emergency accommodation. We need to implement a housing-focused strategy to end involuntary long-term homelessness. The […]

Creating Innovative, Competitive SME’s

We must help small businesses to be more competitive, more innovative and more export focussed through a range of measures including: An extra €300 million for Enterprise Ireland, as part of the €4 billion Jobs Investment Fund, to provide additional support to small businesses Boost by €1bn per year in new sources of finance to […]

Fun Family Fitness Huge Success

Fiona McLoughlin Healy’s Fun Family Fitness in association with Food Rebels has been a phenomenal success. Fiona’s campaign to get families in Kildare fit and healthy was officially launched 6 weeks ago by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar T.D. The campaign saw various groups meeting once a week to do some kind of fitness […]

Business: Growing Irish Exports by 6-8%

From 2000 onwards the Irish economy steadily lost its competitiveness on international markets and our economy became increasingly dependent on the domestic economy to create jobs – in particular the construction sector and public sector jobs. Between 2000 and 2007 65% of jobs growth occurred in the construction and public sectors. Just 1% of new jobs […]

Jobs: Blueprint to Grow Jobs

If we don’t grow jobs, tax reductions and public service investment won’t happen. No more boom and bust, no more reckless waste of taxpayers’ money, no more sense of a crisis.  Fine Gael’s Long Term Economic Plan has three steps. 1. More and Better Jobs – 200,000 extra jobs by 2020 supported by a €4 billion […]

Crime: Kildare needs 170 Additional Gardai

Kildare South, Fine Gael, General Election candidate, Fiona McLoughlin Healy has called on the Garda Commissioner, Noirin O’Sullivan to urgently deal with the problem of low Garda numbers in Co. Kildare. Speaking this week from her constituency office in Newbridge, Co. Kildare she said, “in light of the recent gangland style shootings in Dublin the […]