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Think Independently this Election Day

“This is decision time for the people of Waterford,” Deputy Shanahan said. “They say that you get the representation that you deserve - and from looking at the facts and figures for this Government, of which we currently have three representatives, it’s clear that Waterford and the South East have not been getting even

No Excuse for Rally Roadblock

Independent TD Matt Shanahan has criticised the government for failing to recognise the "massive potential" of bringing the FIA World Rally Championship to Ireland between 2025 and 2027. Deputy Shanahan likened the Rally's financial appeal to that of the Tall Ships Festival and argued that the government's failure to commit to hosting the Championship

Statement on Wage Ballot Bausch & Lomb

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