Category Archives: National News

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10 Aug
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Parents Overwhelmed by Back to School Costs – Lowry

  Commenting on the latest figures from the back to ‘School Costs Survey 2016’ issued by the children’s charity Barnardos, Michael Lowry TD has said that the findings reflect what he is hearing from his constituents, that parents are struggling ...

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24 Jun
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Additional funding announced for our challenging health sector

Independent TD Michael Lowry has welcomed the recent added financial investment to our health sector, including the €40m announced for home care services. Same comes as part of the extra €500 million which has been added to our already overall ...

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01 Jun
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Lowry calls on Ulster Bank to Suspend Attacks on Financially Weak Customers

Independent TD Michael Lowry has called on the Ulster Bank to reverse its decision to sell more than 900 distressed loans to ‘vulture funds’, in their efforts to rid themselves of acquired problem assets, mostly obtained during the so called ...

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25 May
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LOWRY WELCOMES CHANGES ON GREEN BIN RECYCLYING

Michael Lowry TD welcomes the decision by Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney, in cancelling plans to introduce a mandatory minimum pay-by-weight charge for Green Bin waste. The charge had been part of a new nationwide pay-by-weight ...

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29 Jul
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Michael Lowry Welcomes the New FEAD program 2014-2020 for the most deprived persons in Europe

FEAD program 2014-2020 for the most deprived persons in Europe More Information Available: EXPLANATORY GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION FORM Application Form Available: FEAD Partner Application Form What is FEAD? The Department of Social Protection is the designated managing authority for the Operational ...

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