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It’s fair to say that LGBT Pride marches haven’t been as traditional in Ireland as they have been in other cities and countries around the world for the last number of decades. Those Pride festivals most prominent in my memory were the ones I would see covered in newspapers, like San Francisco and London. As a child, I remembered thinking how pretty all the colours were and how everyone taking part looked like they were having a great time. Of course, it did not dawn on a child to think such a colourful and populated march would be intertwined with a community’s fight for their equal rights as citizens. It just looked fun!
Polling station are open from 7am until 10pm tonight, Friday 22nd May. This is a historic referendum and voting Yes to Marriage Equality will ensure a more equal Ireland for all of our citizens.
Ógra Fianna Fáil called for a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum on the age of presidential candidates. Speaking in Waterford, Ógra President Eoin Neylon said, "Ógra are hugely disappointed at the ridiculous decision to run this referendum at this juncture. The country faces much more pressing issues than this and it is only lip service to the political reform ticket that the Government were elected on. It is also insulting to young people that the Government are using this as a fob off to the youth agenda. At a time that youth unemployment is running at 22% in Ireland, the furthest thing from these people's minds is the age of the President
Ógra Fianna Fáil has launched its proposals on Youth Entrepreneurship. The proposals were launched last weekend at the Fianna Fáil Ard-Fheis by Ógra President, Eoin Neylon and Dara Calleary TD for Mayo and Fianna Fáil spokesperson for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Senator Mary White, Fianna Fáil candidate for Dublin Rathdown and founder of Lir Chocolates and guest speakers Seán McBride, Founder of Dublin Differently and Jamie White, founder of Youth:Nation.
News of the summary dismissal of some Dunnes Stores employees who are members of the Mandate Trade Union has been met with condemnation by Ógra Fianna Fáil.
Ógra Fianna Fáil today condemned the Central Bank's decision to raise mortgage deposit amounts to 20%
Ógra Fianna Fáil has strongly rejected a proposal put forward by Fine Gael TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor calling for minimum alcohol pricing to be extended to pubs as well as off-licences.
Ógra Fianna Fáil has said that the tragic death of a homeless man just 50 meters from the gates of Leinster House is a stark reminder of the homeless crisis that is engulfing the country. Uachtarán Ógra, Eoin Neylon, says that the government has neglected the crisis for too long and its failure to put in place a realistic housing policy has only made matters worse. The Ógra leader is calling on the government to take immediate action to alleviate the plight of homeless people and to protect those at risk of losing their homes.
Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Michael Moynihan is hosting an Education Seminar in the Edel Quinn Hall, Kanturk next week to discuss the options available to students after their Leaving Cert. The event is primarily aimed at students who are in their final year of secondary school and are considering going on to third level.
The timetable for the National Youth Conference 2014 being held in Clane, Co. Kildare.