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Sherlock urges Government to convene hurley-maker stakeholders

Urgency required to save the bloodstock of hurling Labour Agriculture Spokesperson Seán Sherlock TD has called on the Government and the Ministers for Agriculture convene a meeting of stakeholders on the crisis facing hurley-makers in the country. As Canning Hurleys in Galway close today due to a lack of ash supplies, Deputy Sherlock said we…

Seán Sherlock TD
31 March 2022

Labour welcome announcement of Sports Capital Grant

Time to look at community sports grounds Labour sport spokesperson Mark Wall has welcomed the announcement of the Sports Capital grant announced by government today. Senator Wall said: “It’s been a challenging few years for clubs and sporting organisations across the country, but the confirmation today that up to €150 million will be available in…

Senator Mark Wall
11 February 2022

Single pricing fare needed for commuter belt

Labour Senator Mark Wall has called for a single pricing fare for the commuter belt up to and including Kildare South to make public transport more affordable and more accessible for commuting students and workers. Reiterating the need to change the culture of public transport, Senator Wall said we cannot allow our motorways to turn…

Senator Mark Wall
12 December 2021

Time to consider silent sidelines nationally to end referee abuse

Labour sports spokesperson Mark Wall said the unacceptable abuse experienced by referees needs to be stamped out. Calling on the Minister for Sport to carry out an audit of the number of reported incidents, Senator Wall said it is time to consider initiatives that have worked well in other jurisdictions including silent sidelines. Senator Wall…

Senator Mark Wall
01 December 2021

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