Motion on North South interconnector passes in the Seanad

Motion on North South interconnector passes in the Seanad   – Calls for an independent report into the cost of undergrounding the project backed by Senators – Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher says the Government must take action to analyse the real cost of undergrounding the North-South interconnector.  A Fianna Fáil motion calling for an… Continue reading Motion on North South interconnector passes in the Seanad

Govt Needs to Move on Vacant Properties to Ease Housing Crisis – Gallagher

– Almost 9,500 vacant units available across Cavan and Monaghan –  Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher says the Government must start prioritising vacant properties as a means of easing the homelessness and housing crisis.  According to the latest CSO figures for 2016, there are 9,476 vacant units across Cavan and Monaghan, while data from the… Continue reading Govt Needs to Move on Vacant Properties to Ease Housing Crisis – Gallagher

SENATOR GALLAGHER CALLS FOR TOURISM PROMOTION TO RURAL AREAS

This afternoon in the Seanad I spoke on Statements on Transport and Tourism with Minister Shane Ross. I addressed the need to promote rural areas such as Monaghan and Cavan as tourist destinations seeing as it has easy access from Dublin with many facilities to offer. It is no secret that border counties have already… Continue reading SENATOR GALLAGHER CALLS FOR TOURISM PROMOTION TO RURAL AREAS

WATCH: Senator Gallagher calls on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to provide urgent funding

On 7th February, Senator Gallagher called upon the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to provide funding to continue work on the Monaghan to Emyvale N2 Road as soon as possible. The current position in relation to Phase 3 of the Emyvale to Monaghan Scheme is that €600,000 was allocated in 2016 for land acquisition and… Continue reading WATCH: Senator Gallagher calls on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to provide urgent funding

WATCH: SENATOR GALLAGHER CALLS ON THE MINISTER OF HEALTH TO REMEDY AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIME DELAYS

Senator Gallagher has called on the Minister for health to make a commitment that the delays in ambulance response times be remedied.  It is vital that the Ambulance services in Monaghan/Cavan are those that people can have full confidence in and the delays in response are greatly affecting this confidence. Ambulance response times in the… Continue reading WATCH: SENATOR GALLAGHER CALLS ON THE MINISTER OF HEALTH TO REMEDY AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIME DELAYS

Monaghan passport office could cater for increased demand on services – Gallagher

– Tens of thousands of applications made since Brexit vote – Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher has called on the Minister for Foreign Affairs to examine the possibility of locating a new passport office in Co. Monaghan to cater for the increased demand for Irish passports, particularly from people living in Northern Ireland. The Senator… Continue reading Monaghan passport office could cater for increased demand on services – Gallagher