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National Maritime Museum adds to rich cultural heritage of Dun Laoghaire

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said the newly refurbished National Maritime Museum, which was officially opened today (Tuesday), adds to the rich cultural heritage of Dun Laoghaire; a town which is rightfully proud of… Read More

Mary Mitchell O’Connor wishes exams students the best of luck in the weeks ahead

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has wished all of those undertaking Leaving and Junior Certificate exams in the coming weeks the very best of luck. Deputy Mitchell O’Connor went on to say that while the… Read More

Forty Foot fracas must be a one-off

Pressing need to monitor DART activity from town. Fine Gael Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has today (Friday) said the incident that occurred at the Forty Foot in Sandycove last night, which saw three people being detained by Gardaí… Read More

New development at National Rehabilitation Hospital is long overdue

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has this evening (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement of a significant capital investment in the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in Dun Laoghaire which will see the existing facility being replaced by… Read More

Rise in number of HSE elder abuse referrals signals growing confidence in reporting

Ireland is one of a handful of European countries with a dedicated elder abuse service – older people must be encouraged to use it. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said the reported rise of… Read More

Time to break the silence on the mistreatment and harassment of older people

An estimated 10,000 people aged 65 and over experience abuse. Speaking following a briefing on elder abuse, hosted by Fine Gael’s Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, the Dun Laoghaire Deputy said that we must lift the veil of secrecy… Read More

Mary Mitchell O’Connor welcomes Rehab’s creation of 750 jobs

Yes vote on Stability Treaty Referendum will ensure economic progress continues. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the announcement this morning (Wednesday) of 750 jobs to be created by Rehab, over the next three… Read More

Communion money being spent at the races is completely unacceptable

Children as young as 8 being taken to greyhound tracks on nights out. Fine Gael Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has today (Thursday) said that the practice of schools bringing children, some as young as eight years old, to… Read More

Mary Mitchell O’Connor welcomes progress being made on PIP implants

Dr. Holohan’s comments at Dáil Committee indicate things are moving in the right direction. Fine Gael Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the progress that is being made in relation to the PIP breast implant scandal, saying recent… Read More

Suitable, unemployed people should be first in line for polling day and count centre jobs

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has seconded the Minister for the Environment’s call for consideration to be given to employing those currently out of work on polling day, May 31st, and subsequently in count centres… Read More