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Micheal Martin TD Responds to Escalating Fodder Crisis


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:23:36

 

Cork South Central TD Micheal Martin calls for the establishment of an emergency relief fund to deal with the escalating fodder crisis ...Read More

Have The Government A “Plan B” Following The Failure of Croke Park II


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:24:29

 

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheal Martin questions the Taoiseach on the failure of Croke Park II - 17/04/2013 ...Read More

Taoiseach Refuses to Distance Himself From Shatter Comments


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:26:34

 

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheal Martin Highlights Crisis of Garda morale and asks Taoiseach for Support - 26/03/2013     ...Read More

FF’s Mortgage Resolution Bill Will Put Citizens Back in the Driving Seat


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:27:36

 

Fianna Fáil has today published its Mortgage Resolution Bill 2013 -  25/03/2013 ...Read More

Micheal Martin TD Visits Enterprise Ireland Start-up Showcase


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:11:18

 

Micheal Martin TD pictured at the Start-up Showcase wth Keelvar Systems Ltd Cork - 06/03/2013 ...Read More

Mobility Allowance Cut to Hit Over 500 People in Cork


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:00:34

 

New figures recently made available to Cork South Central TD Micheal Martin show that 562 people with disabilities in Co Cork will see a 20% reduction in their income from July, following the Government’s decision last month to axe the Mobility Allowance - 27/02/2013 ...Read More

Frontline Workers Must Not Be Unfairly Targeted

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:01:37

 

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheal Martin believes assurances on proportionality would show good faith in negotiations - 20/02/2013   ...Read More

Speech of Micheál Martin TD - Statement on Report on State Involvement in Magdalene Laundries


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:08:57

 

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheal Martin has welcomed the apology given this evening and welcomes the efforts, which the Taoiseach has made in the last week, to meet directly with survivors of the Magdalene Laundry Institutions - 19/02/2013 ...Read More

FF Leader Responds to GSK Jobs Shock - Immediate Interagency Response Needed

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:22:43

 

Cork South Central TD Micheal Martin has called for an immediate and interagency response to the news that leading pharmaceutical company GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) is to shed 94 staff at its county Cork base - 18/02/2013 ...Read More

Micheál Martin TD, Úachtarán Fhianna Fáil Presidential Address 74ú Árd Fheis


Last Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015 at 5:17:07

 

Transcript from Micheál Martins Presidential Address to Fianna Fáil delegates at the 74ú Ard Fheis in the RDS on Saturday 27th April. The speech can be viewed online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTl28TQwAMA&list=UUVrnAW72FpEkkrHrfCpdQEQ&index=1 ...Read More

Need for Fund to Assist Cork Flood Victims

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:59:34

 

Fianna Fáil have called on the  Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan in the Dáil this afternoon to establish a special assistance fund to help those devastated by the flooding in Cork recently. ...Read More

Justice Minister attempts to disband 4th Infantry Battalion at Collins Barracks

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:51:26

 

I have openly condemned attempts by Justice Minister Alan Shatter to disband the 4th Infantry Battalion at Collins Barracks in Cork. ...Read More

No support for Indebted Homeowners


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:49:18

 

I called on the Taoiseach to protect Mortgage Interest Supplement Relief and repeal legislation that will make it almost impossible for low income families to access the payment. ...Read More

Statement on European Council meeting June 2012


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:48:32

 

During this crisis a pattern has been established of leaders working feverishly to implement short-term solutions which unravel quickly and make matters much worse.  ...Read More

Dáil to debate Fianna Fáil motion to protect the Arts Sector


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:48:53

 

I am calling on the Government to publish a cost benefit analysis of proposed changes to the sector including any merges of the National Cultural Institutions. ...Read More

Appalling Decision by Government to cut SNAs from Sonas School, Carrigaline

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:51:05

 

The decision by tyhe Government to proceed with cutting four Special Needs Assistants in Sonas School, Carrigaline, is utterly reprehensible. ...Read More

Radical change needed in Government Policy on Domiciliary Care Allowance

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:47:56

 

I have called on the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to change his Government's policy in relation to the Domiciliary Care Allowance, after nearly 50% of children with autism and special needs lost State support due to Government 'reviews'. ...Read More

Apple Jobs announcement in Cork

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:47:37

 

I welcome the announcement that Apple will create 500 new jobs at its European headquarters in Cork. ...Read More

New Cork Airline Route to Brussels

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:47:17

 

 I have welcomed the new airline route between Cork and Brussels, which was announced by Aer Lingus in March.   ...Read More

73ú Árd Fheis - Keynote Address


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:46:46

 

Keynote Address by Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin ...Read More

Speech on the Nomination of Taoiseach, March 9th 2011

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:46:23

 

A Cheann Comhairle, ba mhaith liom ar dtús aitheantas a thabhairt don obair mhór a rinne na Teachtaí ar fad nár éirigh leo sa toghchán. Creidim go bhfuil onóir ag baint lest an polaitíocht agus gur bhain said an chuid amach nuair a bhí said anseo. Ba ...Read More

An open letter from Micheál

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:56:42

 

Today, the new Dáil meets. Fianna Fáil will be a strong and constructive force in this Dáil, and in 21st Century Ireland. ...Read More

Eve of Poll letter to the voters of Cork South Central


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:45:59

 

Dear Resident, On tomorrow, Friday we vote in what I believe is the most important general election in a generation. ...Read More

Eve of Poll Statement


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:45:38

 

Tomorrow the Irish people will go to the ballot box to decide the most important general election in a generation.   ...Read More

Leading Ireland and Fianna Fáil to a better future

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:02:16

 

LEADING FIANNA FÁIL & IRELAND TO A BETTER FUTURE, Micheál Martin, Navan, Sunday 20th February 2011   ...Read More

Statement by Micheál on Political Reform

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:02:44

 

For the first time in an Irish election the issue of political reform is taking centre stage. Unfortunately too much of the debate is about gimmicks which will have little or no real impact on how the business of politics is carried out. ...Read More

Supporting jobs in Irish companies - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:03:06

 

This election is not about politics as usual.  What this election is about is about offering the people a choice as to who can deliver the growth and jobs essential to getting our economy back on track. ...Read More

Statement by Micheál on Cork Air Tragedy

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:03:37

 

I am greatly saddened to learn of the tragic accident in Cork airport today. ...Read More

Tourism Strategy for Jobs Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:04:00

 

The tourism sector is an integral part of Fianna Fáil’s jobs strategy. Employment and how we create it must be at the heart of this election campaign. Yesterday I spoke about science, technology and innovation and how this can be harnessed to increase employment. ...Read More

Jobs through Science and Innovation - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:04:17

 

As I said yesterday, there are no magic wands that will instantly solve our problems.  And there are no credible, soft-option solutions, despite what other parties seem to suggest.  ...Read More

Micheal’s statement on Kenny’s Debate Decision

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:04:43

 

I am frankly amazed by the behaviour of Enda Kenny in relation my call for a series of meaningful debates between party leaders. After nine days of a constantly changing series of excuses he has now withdrawn from next week’s first debate. ...Read More

Micheál’s statement on Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:05:48

 

I wish to extend my deepest sympathies to all those affected by today’s tragic earthquake in Japan. ...Read More

Micheáls Statement on the dissolution of the Dáil

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:07:13

 

There is a clear duty on all parties to give the people an election which is as serious as the issues which are facing our country. ...Read More

Speech at Cork Election Rally, Jan 28th 2011


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:07:39

 

This is a moment of truth for our party and our nation. The events of recent days and weeks have been tumultuous for Fianna Fail – but the challenges that the Irish people have faced in recent times makes political events pale by comparison. ...Read More

Statement by Micheál Martin, TD, leader of Fianna Fáil


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:07:59

 

This leadership election was conducted in a very different way to many political contests.  Each of the candidates promoted a positive message and we engaged each other in serious discussion about the role of our party and the future of our country.  I want to thank Brian, Mary and Éamon for the ...Read More

Statement by Micheál Martin, TD, 24th Jan 2011

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:08:19

 

 I am honoured to have been nominated as a candidate for the leadership of Fianna Fáil. ...Read More

Mahon secures 150 high tech jobs - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:08:40

 

Mahon has been selected as the location for 150 high tech jobs showing once again that we can compete with any other location in Europe when it comes to attracting investment and jobs, according to local Fianna Fáil TD, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

STATEMENT BY MICHEÁL MARTIN - JAN 18th 2011

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:09:21

 

Over recent days we have had an intense discussion about the future of Fianna Fáil and whether we are going to campaign energetically in the coming general election. ...Read More

Statement by Minister Micheál Martin, Sunday Jan 16th 2010

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:09:37

 

 Throughout my time as a government minister I have always given the Taoiseach my views in an honest and open way.  This has been no different over the last week during which we have talked candidly and in private on a number of occasions. ...Read More

Cork in prime position to benefit from growth in Food and Drink Exports

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:14:02

 

Cork’s food producers are in prime position to benefit from an 11% jump in exports which is set to continue, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin, TD.   ...Read More

Ireland’s Rapid Response Corps to seek volunteers - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:14:23

 

Ireland’s Rapid Response Corps is to start a new recruitment drive for skilled volunteers who are willing to respond to major disasters such as the Haiti Earthquake, the Bangladesh Floods and the Asian Tsunami, according to Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin, TD.   ...Read More

Corks Art and Culture hits the States for 2011 - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:14:50

 

Cork’s artists, performers, writers and academics will be to the fore during a year-long celebration of Irish culture across 42 States in the US during 2011, according to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD.   ...Read More

Speech at UCC Conference; History of Irish Foreign Policy

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:16:22

 

It is always a pleasure to be back in College.  And I am especially delighted to be able to address this conference on the history of Irish foreign policy and diplomacy. As a politician and a Minister, I look forward -- to the policy challenges we have to address today and to those which we will be facing ...Read More

Cork-Dublin Trains Wi-Fi boost for business - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:16:40

 

A decision by Irish Rail to introduce Free Wi-Fi on the entire Cork-Dublin rail fleet will allow business people and leisure travellers alike to use their journeys productively, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin.   ...Read More

Cork students fly the flag at Young Scientists 2011


Micheál with BT Young Scientist 2010, Richard O'Shea

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:17:08

 

Cork has once again emerged as the foremost county in the 2011 BT Young Scientist Exhibition and will account for 15% of the 520 entries at next week’s event, according to Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin, TD.   ...Read More

Cork Carers receive Senior Alert Funding

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:17:47

 

The Cork Carers Association and three other groups in the city and county are receiving support under the latest round of funding from the Government’s Senior Alert Scheme, according to Minister Micheál Martin, TD. ...Read More

Ireland to maintain base in Silicon Valley in 2011

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:19:10

 

Ireland is to maintain a business centre established in Silicon Valley, California, to support Irish businesses chasing valuable high tech contracts into 2011, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Micheal Martin, TD. ...Read More

Department of Foreign Affairs respond to 1,300 emergencies in 2010

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:53:36

 

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Micheál Martin, T.D., today again urged Irish citizens planning trips abroad in 2011to obtain comprehensive travel insurance, including medical insurance and also to exercise caution and take sensible precautions while overseas. ...Read More

Cork Animal Welfare Groups receive New Year Funding

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:52:42

 

Cork Animal Welfare Groups are receiving €121,000 in Government funding to support their services in the New Year, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin.   ...Read More

Cork’s unemployed offered Community Work

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:52:23

 

Cork people looking for work are to be offered opportunities to carry out work in their own community which will see them receive extra cash and boost their job prospects, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Ballyphehane’s Older People learn to surf, with Presentation Girls

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:51:53

 

Older people in Ballyphehane have learned the benefits of the internet from Transition Year students at Presentation Secondary School in a project that has bridged the generation gap on the web, according to local Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Cork Colleges receive Government funding of €6.2m

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:51:37

 

UCC and CIT are receiving €6.2 million from the Government for small scale building works and the upgrading of high tech equipment, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Cork Troops to join Defence Forces Lebanon Return - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:51:20

 

The decision to send 440 Irish peacekeepers back to Lebanon will renew a proud 25 year tradition of soldiers from Cork and across the country serving in the country, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin, TD. ...Read More

Cold Weather payment at Christmas and New Year - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:50:41

 

It has been confirmed that Cork people receiving the Government’s fuel allowance are to receive an extra payment of €40 over the Christmas and New Year period because of recent severe weather, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin.   ...Read More

South Ring Road Junctions remain on track


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:48:39

 

Construction on the new South Ring interchanges at the Bandon Rd and Sarsfield Rd is set to go ahead during 2011 with funding for both projects cleared in the Budget, according to local Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Ballyphehane gets a Youth Café with Major Government Grant

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:47:52

 

Ballyphehane Community Association is receiving €63,500 in Government funding to establish a Youth Café which will serve the needs of local young people, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin.   ...Read More

Whitegates new Power Station opened by Minister Martin


Micheál with Bord Gáis CEO, John Mullins and Chairman, Rose Hynes at the opening of the Whitegate Power Plant.

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:47:32

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD, has today (Monday Dec 6th2010) officially opened new €400 million Bord Gáis power plant at Whitegate, which is providing 40 jobs and is the first major investment by the company into power generation. ...Read More

Cork Groups receive funding for Alarms for Elderly - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:47:11

 

Cork groups which install fire and security alarms in the homes of local older people are included in a new round of Government funding, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Cork Groups receive sport funding for older people

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:46:46

 

Cork community groups and sporting organisations are receiving funding of €33,475 to promote the participation of older people in sport and other physical activity, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Togher/Ballyphehane/Turners Cross Schools get PE funding

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:46:19

 

Togher, Ballyphehane, Turners Cross primary and secondary schools are receiving Government funding to improve their PE equipment and to carry out smaller building improvements, according to local Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Ballybrack Stream works granted Government funding

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:45:55

 

Funding of €304,200 has been granted by the Government to allow for works to go ahead to prevent flooding of the Ballybrack Stream in Douglas, according to local Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Cork Secondary Schools receive €2.6m in Computer Grants

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:45:34

 

Cork’s second level schools and colleges are to receive funding of over €2.6 million for computers and other high tech equipment, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Ballyphehane Choir the pride of Cork

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:45:00

 

The victory of Presentation Secondary School, Ballyphehane, in the All-Island Choir Competition is a credit to the girls, parents and teachers who have put so much into this effort, according to local Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Micheál’s statement on the release from house arrest of San Suu Kyi

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:44:43

 

In welcoming the reports of the release from house arrest of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, I join with the very many people in Burma and around the world, including here in Ireland, who have campaigned for her release from unfair and unwarranted detention. ...Read More

Over 230 Cork Schools included in Water Saving Programme

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:44:22

 

Over 230 Cork Schools are included in a €9.75m national programme to reduce water use and cut running costs, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin.   ...Read More

Micheál’s remarks to Joint Committee on European Affairs

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:43:50

 

I welcome this opportunity to meet with you to review the agendas for next week’s General Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council. With your permission, I propose to give the Committee a brief read-out of the key items discussed at these two Councils in September before turning to the items on the ...Read More

New Home for Cork’s Start-Up Firms - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:43:31

 

Cork’s new start-up companies are moving into a new base at the Cork Institute of Technology with the opening of a state of the art extension on Friday next(October 22nd 2010), according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Cork Water Supplies receive €1.6 million

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:43:10

 

Government funding of €1.6 million is being provided to Cork County Council to ensure that homes in its area are receiving a safe and secure water supply, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

The Global Irish Economic Forum - One Year On


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:42:49

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Micheál Martin, T.D. today published The Global Irish Economic Forum – One Year On, a report outlining progress made on a number of initiatives in the year since the Global Irish Economic Forum was held at Farmleigh House. ...Read More

Cork Victims Groups can apply for funding - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:42:26

 

Cork groups which support victims of crime and help them through their ordeal are being invited to apply for funding from Government, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

BBC report on Micheál’s visit to Kilwilkie Estate, Lurgan


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:41:58

 

The visit to Lurgan's Kilwilkie estate by Irish Foreign Minister Micheal Martin was a sign of a new approach to the dissident republican threat as BBC Ireland Correspondent, Mark Simpson reports. ...Read More

Cork to receive jobs and funding from Enterprise Boards

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:39:36

 

Cork is to receive 21 new jobs between now and Christmas after the Government granted extra funding for local Enterprise Boards, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD. ...Read More

Cork Community Groups receive funding to protect older people

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:59:01

 

Four Cork Community Groups are included in a new round of funding to help them provide alarms for local older people, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Minister Martin’s Visit to Lurgan and Belfast

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:41:22

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, T.D., will visit Lurgan and Belfast today (Monday Oct 10th 2010)  for a series of meetings and community engagements. ...Read More

Launch of Cork Simon Week 2010, remarks by Micheál


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:37:38

 

I am very pleased to be here today at the start of Simon Week 2010 and in particular at this special World of Volunteers event. I would like to thank Patrick Burke of Simon Communities of Ireland for this kind invitation. ...Read More

Martin to launch Carrigaline Cycle Classic

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:37:04

 

Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin, will this Saturday (Oct 9th 2010) launch the annual Carrigaline Lions Club Cycling Classic which has raised over €550,000 for local charities since the first event 19 years ago. ...Read More

Fast-Track Innovation Vouchers available for Cork Firms

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:36:42

 

Cork firms needing quick access to research to develop a new product or to solve production line problems can avail of a Fast-Track solution service which has been announced by the Government, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin.   ...Read More

7,000 people Dial to Stop Drug Dealing

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:36:14

 

New figures show that 7,000 people have used the ‘Dial to Stop Drug Dealing’ confidential hotline which has been rolled out in Cork and in other Regional and Local Drug Task Force areas over the past two years, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál ...Read More

Martin condemns Derry car bomb

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:35:53

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Micheál Martin T.D., has condemned last night’s car bomb incident on the Culmore Road in Derry. ...Read More

Statement on GSK job losses

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:35:32

 

It is with great regret and sadness that I have learnt of the job losses at GSK in Currabinny. ...Read More

UCC welcoming event for Mitchell Scholars, Remarks by Micheál

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:34:49

 

A Rang Dhá Mhíle agus a hAon Déag, A Aíonna Speisialta agus a Dhaoine Uaisle:  Tá an-áthas orm a beith libh tráthnóna inniu don chomóradh an-speisialta seo. ...Read More

Cork Students switched on to High Speed Broadband – Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:34:15

 

Students from four Cork schools are being switched on to high speed broadband services normally used by top multi-national corporations as part of a scheme which is now going to be rolled out to second level schools nationwide, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál ...Read More

Cork firms can now avail of research offer


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:33:54

 

Cork firms can apply for support to carry out research into new products and other challenges from today (Oct 1st 2010), according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Statement to Dáil Committee on the Good Friday Agreement

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:33:32

 

Thank you Chairman.  I am delighted to be able to join you and your colleagues from both North and South here today. I would like to take a moment to acknowledge that one of our members Mr Eddie McGrady former MP for South Down has retired from politics since I was last here. I want to take the opportunity ...Read More

Statement on Millennium Development Goals Summit


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:33:11

 

I am very grateful to you for the opportunity to address the Joint Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee today on the outcome of the Millennium Development Goals Review Summit which I attended last week along with my colleague, Minister Peter Power. ...Read More

Micheál’s address to the 65th UN General Assembly


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:31:48

 

Mr. President, We gather this year against the backdrop of grave challenges which confront the global community. ...Read More

Goerge’s Quay Jobs show Cork remains top investment location

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:29:44

 

The announcement of 50 new jobs on George’s Quay by a US based firm shows that Cork remains a major location for investment and jobs, according to local Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD. ...Read More

Martin to address UN General Assembly today


Last Updated: Sat, October 09, 2010 at 12:12:54

 

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD will deliver Ireland’s annual address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, today (Monday Sept 27th 2010. ...Read More

Cork Culture Night: Micheál’s Link Up with St Vincents School


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:30:45

 

Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin, TD, has marked Cork Culture Night 2010 (Sept 24th 2010) by linking up from the United Nations with students from St Vincent’s Girls School. ...Read More

Emigrant support grants for US groups announced


Micheál with members of the Ashling Irish Centre in the Bronx, New York.

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:29:22

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Micheál Martin, T.D. today announced the allocation of grants totalling $2.3 million for 27 organisations in the United States.  The funding is provided under the Emigrant Support Programme (ESP) managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs.  ...Read More

Martin welcomes start of GAA’s Asian Games

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:28:29

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Micheál Martin, T.D, has welcomed the opening of the Asian Gaelic games in Hong Kong. The 15th annual Asian Gaelic Games will be held in Hong Kong on 25 & 26 September. ...Read More

Cork Association of New York meet Micheál


Cork Association of New York members Donie Carroll, Mae O’Driscoll, Bridget and James Cagney meeting Minister Micheál Martin during his visit to the Big Apple.

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:27:55

 

Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin, TD, enjoyed celebrations of  Cork’s All-Ireland Victory on the other side of the Atlantic when he met members of the Cork Association in New York. ...Read More

Minister Martin attends 65th UN General Assembly


Last Updated: Sat, October 09, 2010 at 12:12:10

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Micheál Martin, T.D., has welcomed the commencement of the 65thUN General Assembly (UNGA) Ministerial Week in New York today (Thursday, 23rdSeptember 2010). ...Read More

Remarks by Micheál at NY Hunger Event with Hillary Clinton


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:26:34

 

Thank you, Secretary Clinton for those inspiring words. And, I would like to echo your thanks to Secretary-General BAN Ki-Moon for his intervention and endorse his call for action on Scaling Up Nutrition. ...Read More

Cork Homes for Elderly and Disabled Approved

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:26:04

 

Funding is being provided to purchase 28 homes for people in need across Cork City and County as part of a €60 million Government investment, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

Micheál and Hillary Clinton article for Irish Independent


Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:25:44

 

US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD have written an article for the Irish Independent to mark the start of a Hunger Conference they are co-hosting in New York. ...Read More

Martin to co-host Hunger Conference with Hillary Clinton today


Last Updated: Sat, October 09, 2010 at 12:14:29

 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Micheál Martin, T.D., and Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State of the United States, will co-host a meeting of international leaders to address world hunger and undernutrition in New York today. ...Read More

21-years of Tabor Lodge

Micheál addresses the gathering at the celebration of 21-years of Tabor Lodge

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:27:30

 

One of Ireland’s leading addiction treatment centres, Tabor Lodge Addiction & Housing Services, today celebrated its 21st anniversary hosting an event attended by friends and supporters of the Centre on Friday, September 17th 2010. ...Read More

Cork families reminded of ‘Back to School’ deadline

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:24:58

 

Families entitled to the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance and have yet to make a claim should act immediately as the scheme is about to wrap up for this year, according to local Fianna Fáil TD and Foreign Affairs Minister, Micheál Martin. ...Read More

CIT in a class of its own - Martin

Last Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015 at 2:24:33

 

Cork Institute of Technology has been recognised as a world class facility after being named as Top Institute in an international university guide, according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD. ...Read More

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