Local Media Reports for the week ending 6 February by Tim Ryan


Carlow / Kilkenny

€64m for housing needs in Carlow-Kilkenny

Banking Inquiry did not have sufficient powers - Phelan



Coveney committed to sending more naval vessels to the Mediterranean

Brexit would have detrimental impact on Border counties – O’Brien

Lynch introduces mandatory indemnity insurance for medical practitioners

Creed questions value for money in local authority housing

No serious effort to tackle homelessness - McLellan



No work for jobseekers in County Donegal - Pringle

Concern at cuts to Farms Assist scheme on Donegal farmers

Dinny says “Goodbye”


Dublin Mid-West

Dowds seeks imposition of weight restrictions in Palmerstown roads



Funding sought for Oranmore search unit

Labour has become Fine Gael blue lite



Rural Ireland abandoned - Daly

TTIP poses major threat to Irish Agriculture - Ferris

Moloney raises plight of self-employed who have lost work


Kildare North / South

Lawlor highlights potential for Kildare tourism


Laois / Offaly

Cowen attacks Government for lack of progress on social housing



Collins raises concern at phone tappings

Local Property Tax based on equity, transparency and simplicity - Noonan



Mulherin queries progress on securing 90 per cent grant funding for Knock Airport

Calleary highlights plight of merged schools in Achill



Government still dealing with the legacy of the Galway tent - Kelly



Over 500 homeless in Waterford - Halligan

Cullinane seeks agreement to protect construction workers

People of Waterford sold a pup - Halligan



Troy seeks update on Columb Barracks

1600 children in emergency accommodation