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Ógra Fianna Fáil has today outlined specific proposals which seek to address the growth in use of e-cigarettes and vaping products. In particular, Ógra is looking to address the apparent lack of regulation around the labelling, purchase and use of such products.
Ógra Fianna Fáil has today launched its ‘Shop Local Saturday’ campaign with the aim of encouraging greater support for local businesses and community groups in the run up to Easter.
Ógra Fianna Fáil is urging young people to save a life by donating a pint of blood, instead of risking their own safety by participating in the latest online craze known as ‘Neknomination’.
The Ógra Internship Programme is an internship opportunity for three members of Ógra Fianna Fáil to gain unpaid work experience in Oireachtas Éireann for a 4 month period.
Ógra Fianna Fáil President Kate Feeney has delivered a letter to Ministers Noonan and Howlin calling for the immediate reversal of the cut to the jobseekers allowance as announced in Budget 2014.
Ógra Fianna Fáil President, Kate Feeney, has today called on her counterparts in Young Fine Gael, Labour Youth, the Young Greens and Republican Youth to co-sign a letter to Ministers Noonan and Howlin asking them to reverse the cut to Job Seekers Benefit for those aged between 18 and 26.
Uachtarán Ógra Fianna Fáil, Kate Feeney, has expressed her shock at the government’s latest attack on young people following the announcement of budget 2014. In particular Ms Feeney singled out the cutback to the job-seekers allowance for those under the age of 26 as being a step in the wrong direction, especially at a time when youth unemployment is running at an all-time high.
Ógra Fianna Fáil today launched its national campaign to highlight the government’s failure to deliver on pre-election commitments.
Ógra Fianna Fáil president Kate Feeny has called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to stop showing contempt for voters by refusing to engage in any public debate on the upcoming Seanad Referendum.
On Sunday August 11th, 2013, the Mayo Cancer Support Association’s Annual Great Western Greenway Cycle took place. The event had up to 100 cyclists take part on the day varying from beginners to the more experienced. Ógra Fianna Fáil Mayo had a strong contingent present to show their support and help raise funds for the invaluable services that the Mayo Cancer Support Association provides right across the county.
UCC’s annual BBQ took place on Friday 26th July, in the Flying Enterprise.
Ógra Fianna Fáil has launched its proposals for the reform of Seanad Éireann. The proposals oppose abolishing the second chamber and instead call for a reformed electoral system that would allow all citizens to vote and choose Senators in future. They would also give the Seanad a more defined role through scrutiny of European Union legislation and the power to cross-examine nominees to state bodies and the judiciary.
Ógra Fianna Fáil has launched its latest policy on organ donation. The policy is timed to coincide with Organ Donor Awareness Week and aims to increase the number of organ donors in Ireland as well as awareness of the issue.
The Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis will take place at the RDS, Dublin 4 on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th April 2013. You can download delegate and observer forms for the Ard Fheis here.
The Ógra Fianna Fáil National Council AGM will be held at 11am on Saturday 23rd March 2013 in the Camden Court Hotel 2013. This AGM will elect the National Council Chair and Secretary for the year ahead. Delegate registration now closed.
The Meath East By-Election will be held on Wednesday 27th March 2013. You can sign up to the Ógra Fianna Fáil campaign to volunteer in Meath East here.
The Fianna Fáil National Youth Conference debated and voted on over 152 motions in Sligo in February. You can view the motions and results here.
Ógra Fianna Fáil hosted the largest political youth conference in Sligo from 22nd to 23rd February. The Conference discussed the main challenges facing young people including mental health, employment and the challenges facing young graduates. The Conference also elected a new Central Officer Board to lead Ógra Fianna Fáil into 2014.
Ógra Fianna Fáil elected a new Central Officer Board at the National Youth Conference in Sligo. The new officer board will be responsible for leading Ireland's largest political youth movement forward in advance of the 2014 Local and European Elections.