Sealing of files from Mother and Babies homes

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The proposed legislation to seal the records of Mother and Baby Homes is causing huge distress among survivors and their advocates. I have recived several thousand emails from concerned people over the last two days. Ensuring survivors of Mother and Baby Homes have access to their own information must be of tantamount concern for the … [Read more...]

Sinn Féin National Draw 2020 – First prize €15,000

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2020 has been a strange year with the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions, but it has not stopped us from making progress on issues facing ordinary people. Our case for a new, United Ireland is gathering pace. Tá Sinn Féin anois an páirtí is cáiliúl ar oileán na hÉireann. Support us by getting your ticket here: www.sinnfein.ie/national-draw-landing or from any member of … [Read more...]

Level crossings on the new Dart+ line to Maynooth to be raised in the Dáil tonight

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HOUSES OF THE OIREACHTAS MEDIA RELEASE Level crossings on the new Dart+ line to Maynooth to be raised in the Dáil 6 October 2020 Consideration of all options in relation to closing level crossings on the new Dart+ line to Maynooth will be raised with the Minister for Transport in the Dáil tonight by Deputy Paul Donnelly. It is one of the Topical Issues selected by the Ceann Comhairle … [Read more...]

Budget 2021 must address Funding Crisis within Disability Service

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    Speaking as a cross party opposition motion comes before the Dáil tonight on the funding for disability services, Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnelly for Dublin West said:   “Families, Carers and Service Providers have been stretched to their limits during the pandemic, many are at breaking point.   “The Government’s allocation of €10 million to the … [Read more...]

TDs in the Dublin West Constituency should stand up for renters and support the Ban on Rent Increases Bill –Paul DonnellyTD

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Paul Donnelly TD has urged all TDs in Dublin West to “stand up for renters and support Sinn Féin’s Ban on Rent Increases Bill” when it comes before the Dáil next Thursday. He said: "This Thursday, Sinn Féin’s Ban on Rent Increases Bill will be debated and voted on in the Dáil. “This is a vitally important piece of legislation that will make a real difference for renters who … [Read more...]

SPIKE IN FIREWORKS IN DUBLIN 15. – Paul Donnelly TD

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Dublin West Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnelly has raised his concern about reports of a huge increase in fireworks throughout Dublin 15. Teachta Donnelly said, “I was out walking my dog last night and could see fireworks being let off in Corduff and Mulhuddart for a solid hour. It’s something I haven’t seen for some years as it’s very early for the “Halloween fireworks … [Read more...]

Urgent Investment needed to Protect Ireland’s Health – Paul Donnelly TD

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Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnelly has said that “urgent investment is needed to protect our health services”. The party this week unveiled a €1.9 billion plan to protect capacity in the health service. Teachta Donnelly said: “Our health service is facing a perfect storm. Patients and health care workers need our support. “We have a plan for reopening the economy, we have a plan … [Read more...]

Local Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnnelly calls on students to “tell their story”

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Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnelly is calling for third level education to be made accessible and affordable for everyone irrespective of their age, geography or financial circumstances. TD Donnelly is asking students in Dublin West constituency to “tell their story” by filling out Sinn Féin’s survey on the grants system: “Too many students and their families are being pushed into poverty … [Read more...]

Sinn Féin TD backs motion to reduce ‘unsafe’ school class sizes -Paul Donnelly TD

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Sinn Féin TD Paul Donnelly for Dublin West has backed plans to properly invest in our education system, so schools will be able to meet the challenges of reopening fully and safely. He has called on all TDs in the local area to support the Sinn Féin motion being debated in the Dáil this week which will ensure schools get the financial and logistical support they need. Teachta Donnelly … [Read more...]

Punishing welfare recipients for holidaying abroad exposes ‘warped priorities’ of Government – Paul Donnelly TD

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Sinn Féin TD for Dublin West Paul Donnelly has criticised the policy of performing airport checks to stop pandemic unemployment payments to people travelling abroad. Teachta Donnelly said: “I want to reiterate that people should not be travelling abroad unless their journey is essential. If possible, people should take a staycation at home this year instead of going overseas, so that we can … [Read more...]