Archive for February, 2012

‘OBSTACLE COURSE’ APPROACH TO GETTING BACK TO WORK MUST BE CONSIGNED TO HISTORY

Feb 23, 2012 Comments Off by Gerald Nash

‘OBSTACLE COURSE’ APPROACH TO GETTING BACK TO WORK MUST BE CONSIGNED TO HISTORY           The loss of a job is a tragedy. Unemployment offends basic human dignity and damages self-confidence and self-esteem. This Government will not make the same mistakes as the previous administration who took the unique decision to tackle [...]

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PAYPAL ANNOUNCEMENT PROVES LABOUR’S COMMITMENT TO JOBS

Feb 21, 2012 Comments Off by Gerald Nash

PAYPAL ANNOUNCEMENT PROVES LABOUR’S COMMITMENT TO JOBS Labour TD Gerald Nash has welcomed today’s announcement that the huge American multinational Paypal has chosen to locate its new call centre in Dundalk creating over 1000 jobs. This is fantastic news. We have been working very hard behind the scenes with government ministers and the IDA to [...]

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TAXPAYER SICK OF FOOTING THE BILL FOR ALMOST 26 MILLION SICK DAYS

Feb 20, 2012 Comments Off by Gerald Nash

TAXPAYER SICK OF FOOTING THE BILL FOR ALMOST 26 MILLION SICK DAYS It is no longer sustainable or affordable for the taxpayer to foot the burden of illness benefit in this country. In 2010, according to figures issued to me in a reply to a Parliamentary Question late last year, it cost the Irish taxpayer [...]

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NEW ACUTE MEDICAL BEDS FOR LOURDES HOSPITAL

Feb 17, 2012 Comments Off

  ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT IN OUR LADY OF LOURDES HOSPITAL WILL MEAN 8 NEW ACUTE MEDICAL BEDS  Labour TD Gerald Nash has welcomed the announcement that an additional €1 million has been allocated to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda which will see eight new acute medical beds opened and the expansion of the Medical [...]

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New Mental Health Hospital for Drogheda To Commence Construction By End Of Year

Feb 17, 2012 Comments Off

17th February 2012 New Mental Health Hospital for Drogheda To Commence Construction By End Of Year A new 33-bed mental health hospital will proceed to construction before the end of 2012, Deputy Gerald Nash has revealed. He said, “Minister of State Kathleen Lynch, Cllr Paul Bell and I have been working closely on ensuring that [...]

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