I wrote to SIPTU on June 9th requesting that all information relating to pay talks at Bausch & Lomb be circulated to the workforce for opinion. I have not received any response. As a Waterford TD, who also sits on the Enterprise Committee in Leinster House I am publicly requesting that SIPTU offer workers at
Another funding blow to Waterford Airport and another sign of Government speaking from both sides of the mouth!
Yet again, the functioning South East Regional Airport in Waterford which is supporting Search & Rescue Helicopter 117 activity, South east Maritime Surveying and commercial and private Pilot Training has once again been excluded from the latest round of Regional Airports Support Programme. As a result it will not receive a cent of the 16
Regional Group TDs to introduce a private members bill calling for a comprehensive national offshore wind energy policy.
Enterprise spokesperson for the Regional Group Matt Shanahan says group TDs are to introduce a private members bill on Wednesday 8th December calling for a comprehensive national offshore wind energy policy. The bill is seeking government commitments to an Atlantic Interconnector to be developed along with the creation of a new Offshore Renewable Development Authority
I joined Áine Lawlor as one of her guests to catch up on Waterford, Covid, and being a TD. Listen on Spotify here.
This article originally appeared on Waterford News and Star by journalist Darren Skelton. INDEPENDENT TD Matt Shanahan says that his support for the Government is “conditional” and cannot be relied upon IN recent weeks, Deputy Shanahan has received criticism from the likes of David Cullinane for voting with the Government on a number of key