Minister determined to get the best deal for Limerick as Dáil returns
Added September 18th, 2018
Minister Patrick O’Donovan TD committed to facing down the threat of Brexit
Limerick TD Patrick O’Donovan, has spoken of his resolve to continue to work and deliver for Limerick, as the Dáil reconvenes.
Speaking ahead of the first sitting of the new Dáil term Minister O’Donovan said the main focus of the government was to deliver a balanced and fair budget.
The Minister also cited the upcoming Brexit negotiations as a major priority, while praising the progress already made.
He said: “I, along with my colleagues in Fine Gael, am committed to improving the daily lives of everyone on the island of Ireland”.
“I am determined to deliver for the people of Limerick”
“And today I am delighted to announce the allocation of €63,320.80, by Minister Michael Ring, to six major rural recreation projects across Limerick.
“As I have said many times before reducing the threat posed by Brexit is also top of my agenda. While we are facing into unchartered territory in terms of Brexit, Limerick people can rest assured, I am fighting for their best interests, every day.
“We have already made progress in key areas, including taking the lowest paid out of the income tax net.”
“Housing remains a major issue for this government; we have made positive advances in Limerick.”
“While the next six months ahead will be among the busiest faced by many of us in government there is much to be positive about.”
“We are committed to ensuring that middle income earners will take home more of their hard-earned pay.”
“We are committed to easing the burden on working families through continuing the work we started on childcare, early education and the introduction of childcare subsidies, pre-school and paternity benefit.”
“As we enter the new sitting of the Dáil I look forward to serving all the people of the Mid-West Region.”
“I’m working towards more and more people feeling the recovery.”