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€311,170 funding announced for Youth Diversion Projects in Waterford

€311,170 funding announced for Youth Diversion Projects in Waterford

Green Party TD for Waterford welcomes €311,170 funding announced for Youth Diversion Projects in Waterford. Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh welcomes €311,170  funding announced for Youth Diversion Projects in Waterford to assist them in supporting young people through education, training and personal development. The funding is part of a broader €6.7m fund…

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Evening and Night Time Economy funding

Evening and Night Time Economy funding

Green Party TD for Waterford encourages Waterford pubs, clubs and cafés to apply for Evening and Night Time Economy funding for their businesses. Green Party TD for Waterford, Marc Ó Cathasaigh encourages Waterford pubs, clubs and cafés to apply for grants of up to €10,000 per business as part of a new Evening and Night…

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Foreign Affairs Committee: Global Food Crisis

Foreign Affairs Committee: Global Food Crisis

I contributed on the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence during their engagement with representatives from Dóchas to discuss their pre-budget submission and the Global Food Crisis with a particular focus on the Horn of Africa and West Africa. Full Transcript will be available here for the 21st June 2022 session:https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/committees/33/foreign-affairs-and-defence/

Statements on Further Education

Statements on Further Education

A document on well-being measures is progressing through the Cabinet. It is based closely on the OECD Better Life Index. One of the factors measured is education. One of the other things measured in the OECD framework is the idea of different forms of capital and of human capital being one of them. Investing in…

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Report on Urban Regeneration

Report on Urban Regeneration

Full Transcript: I thank Deputy Duffy for agreeing to share time with me. I will start with a nod to Waterford because it is mentioned throughout the report. The report is excellent and should be important if its recommendations are implemented. I hope it will become important. Waterford is rightly mentioned in that it has…

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Statements on Just Transition

Statements on Just Transition

Full Transcript: I am glad to have the opportunity to contribute to this debate. It is a conversation we will need to rehearse over and again in the coming years and decades. A just transition has at its core the principle of solidarity so that, as we make changes to our economy and society in…

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Construction Technology Centre

Construction Technology Centre

Deputy Marc Ó Cathasaigh The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment is working with Enterprise Ireland to establish a construction technology centre this year to bring together research, expertise and industry to look at innovation in the built environment. The urgency of this cannot be overstated. We very much need to move towards sustainable materials…

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