Press Archive

  1. YEAR OF MISSED OPPORTUNITIES SEES DROGHEDA FALL OFF FINANCIAL TIMES ‘CITIES OF THE FUTURE’ LIST

    Fri Jun 5, 2020 - 11:46 am
    Drogheda has fallen off the prestigious Financial Times-backed ‘Cities of the Future’ list because of ‘a year of missed opportunities’ for the area, Deputy Ged Nash has said. The Labour T...
  2. FOOT-DRAGGING ON LMETB HQ MUST BE ENDED

    Thu Jun 4, 2020 - 11:48 am
    Deputy Ged Nash has revealed that quarter of a million euros has been spent to date on plans to relocate the LMETB HQ to Drogheda, but there’s no clear sign when construction will start.Deputy Nash ...
  3. FUNDING MUST BE PROVIDED FOR PORT ACCESS ROUTE – NASH

    Thu Jun 4, 2020 - 11:47 am
    Closing date for application passed on Friday, 26th May The Department of Housing & Planning has confirmed to Deputy Ged Nash that a funding application has been received from Louth County Co...
  4. Obsession with cutting €350 Covid-19 payment wrong

    Thu Jun 4, 2020 - 10:56 am
    - Focus must be on retraining and supporting people back into workWith hundreds of thousands of people out of work through no fault of their own, Labour TD Ged Nash said the Fine Gael obsession with c...
  5. NASH WELCOMES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE COMMITMENT ON INITIATIVE FOR DROGHEDA

    Wed Jun 3, 2020 - 11:49 am
    Speaking following a meeting with senior officials from the Department of Justice which took place today (Wednesday, 3rd April) local Labour TD Ged Nash said;“I am now satisfied that the Department ...
  6. Minister must stop banks withdrawing mortgage approval from workers on wage subsidy scheme

    Wed Jun 3, 2020 - 10:56 am
    Labour TD Ged Nash has called on the Minister for Finance to take urgent action to stop banks – particularly those in which the State holds a majority share – withdrawing mortgage approval from wo...
  7. Nash Calls for a New Deal for a New Generation

    Thu May 28, 2020 - 10:57 am
    Speaking as the Dail passed an increased budget for the Department of Social Protection Ged Nash TD said the crisis must be used to deliver a new deal for the generation affected by the economic impac...
  8. Over €2bn extra for Jobseekers but nothing more for €350 Covid-19 PUP beyond 9th June

    Wed May 27, 2020 - 10:58 am
    Dept of Business figures that say 38% earned less than €300 and so get more on €350 PUP are based on 2018 dataCertainty needed now on future of €350 payment after 9th June.Following an analysis ...
  9. Huge drop in Covid-19 Payment shows people are going back to work

    Tue May 26, 2020 - 08:06 am
    The drop of over 35,000 in claimants for the €350 Covid-19 pandemic unemployment payment shows people are going back to work, said Labour's Ged Nash, and reiterated that plans by FG and FF to cut it...
  10. Answer needed on Covid €350 payment level ahead of crunch Dáil vote

    Mon May 25, 2020 - 11:39 am
    - Will Fine Gael caretaker government cut the €350 payment later this week?Labour Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash has called for answers from the caretaker government on their plans for the ...
  11. Covid Income of Lowest Paid should not be cut

    Sun May 24, 2020 - 11:57 am
    Language used is divisive and straight from the Varadkar ‘welfare cheats’ playbook With large parts of the economy still closed, Labour’s Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash TD said it ...
  12. Caretaker Finance Minister should publish revised deficit projections

    Fri May 22, 2020 - 02:47 pm
    With the caretaker Fine Gael government now indicating there will be a €30 billion deficit and looking at ways to cut social welfare spending, Labour TD Ged Nash has called on the acting Minister fo...
  13. JUSTICE MINISTER KICKS TO TOUCH ON DROGHEDA TASK FORCE ANNOUNCED BY TAOISEACH IN JANUARY

    Thu May 21, 2020 - 11:49 am
     Ged Nash TD has criticised Fine Gael for kicking into to touch a promise made by the Taoiseach during an election visit to Drogheda where he committed to establishing a task force in r...
  14. Four years on FG continues to abandon workers caught up in liquidations

    Wed May 20, 2020 - 11:45 am
    Ged Nash TD has slammed Fine Gael for failing to legislate to protect and improve the rights of workers in liquidations, four years on from the publication of the Duffy-Cahill review which was prompte...
  15. Momentous EU decision to mutualise the debt means we must not go back to business as usual

    Tue May 19, 2020 - 10:44 am
    Nash Welcomes Macron and Merkel’s joint proposal for the creation of an EU bond to raise €500 billion to boost the European economyLabour Party TD for Louth,Ged Nash,  has said last nigh...