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# Neale Richmond

This year
People in South Dublin have tyres 'slashed' by group claiming to be anti-SUV climate protesters
Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond said acts like these ‘turn people against very real and genuine aspirations to address the climate emergency’.
Retail Minister hopeful non-food items like nappies and baby wipes will come down in price
Tesco yesterday lowered prices on 700 products.
Government holds discussion with retailers over prices as Tesco and Aldi cut bread by 10c
Opposition parties have been pressuring the Government to bring transparency to food prices and profits made by the industry.
Junior minister Neale Richmond will meet large retailers at 2pm this afternoon.
Earlier today, Tesco and Aldi announced a 10c cut in the price of their own-brand bread.
Retailers must 'step up to the plate' and reduce grocery prices, Richmond says
A meeting of the Retail Forum is due to take place on Wednesday.
Retail summit to discuss concerns over food prices in Ireland
The meeting has been called by Neale Richmond, the junior minister with responsibility for retail business.
Fine Gael calls for AIB to appear before committee over writedown of DJ Carey debt
It has been reprted that the former hurler and businessman had a debt of over €9.5 million written down to €60,000.
Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond appointed junior minister following resignation of Damien English
The appointment was confirmed this morning.
Housing Minister rules out introducing regulations on people renting out spare rooms
Darragh O’Brien said that additional rules would likely reduce the supply of digs for students.
Last year
GPs can't give initial Cariban prescription, confirms HSE as Tánaiste questions 'rationale'
The HSE says a consultant must give the initial prescription but campaigners say this is an access barrier for women.
Late-night Luas service ruled out, as hours needed for maintenance
The Luas will not operate a 24-hour service as the NTA says it carries out maintenance when the trams are out of service.
Only 32 additional taxis added to Dublin fleet since start of 2022, new figures show
Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond says that the shortage of taxis is now a “serious issue”.
All time
'They're as safe as you can get': Eamon Ryan says he'll find out why drive-in cinemas have been shut down
Fine Gael’s Neale Richmond said in the Dáil today that it is “absolutely ludicrous” that Retro Drive-in movies was told to close down by gardaí.
'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'
A report by
Órla Ryan
Online abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of an elected official.
Virtual abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of being an elected official, Órla Ryan and Christina Finn write
A number of politicians speak out about the vile insults directed at them - and their children
Irish politics needs more women and minorities to run for office, Hazel Chu says
New hate crime bill with tough sentences gets government approval
EU notified of pro-Brexit group registering in Ireland to keep '.eu' domain
There are a strict set of criteria for a website to hold an ‘.eu’ domain.
Call for investigation into pro-Brexit lobby group relocating to Ireland
Fine Gael’s Neale Richmond has asked online regulator ComReg to investigate after the Leave.EU group moved its website office to Waterford.
Rollout of government's baby box initiative won't begin until late next year after Covid delay
A box full of baby supplies will be provided for new parents under the scheme.
Luas Green Line services resume after power failure
Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has called on Transdev to explain the delays over the Christmas period.
Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report
Dublin Port expects the number of freight units from outside the EU to rise from 200,000 to 1 million after Brexit.
UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision
Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.
Explainer: Why UK Brexiteers have been told to 'sod off' away from the Good Friday Agreement
It’s all about how it affects the UK’s Brexit negotiating position in Europe.
'Couldn't negotiate a piss up in a brewery': Row erupts in Seanad over Ireland's failed Rugby bid
Senators Terry Leyden and Neale Richmond had a war of words over the failed Rugby World Cup bid.
Leo Varadkar was wearing a 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil today
Around 35,000 Irish died during World War One, which is being remembered this month.
Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam
The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.
Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin
The former justice minister faced a battle to ensure he could run in the next general election.
Sinn Féin councillor defends calling people who run Irish rugby 'West Brits'
Micheál Mac Donncha made the remarks on Facebook at the weekend.
Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON'T run again
The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.
Alan Shatter's fight for redemption in south Dublin
The former justice minister could struggle to win the backing of Fine Gael members in his own constituency.
Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?
France introduced a similar law recently.
Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of 'blatant sectarianism'
A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.
Councillor involved in African immigrants race row in running for Fine Gael's executive council
Darren Scully, who caused controversy with remarks about African immigrants three years ago, is in the mix for Fine Gael’s backroom decision making body.
This helpful video tells Fine Gael candidates how to behave on the doorstep
The party’s own candidates feature as typical voters in the video that was given to local election candidates at meetings around the country recently.
‘Do I get the brown envelope?’: Minister meets mixed reaction on Dublin canvass
Richard Bruton took a stroll in the Dublin sun earlier to meet potential voters in the Seanad referendum. He even bumped into a fellow Cabinet colleague…