Jack Lynch Tunnel will not be tolled – Buttimer

Tuesday, 11th November 2014 Confirmation from the Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohoe, that Jack Lynch Tunnel will not be tolled. The Minister for Transport has informed me that there will be no toll on the Jack Lynch Tunnel.  This is consistent with the policy decision taken by the previous Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar, that […]

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Buttimer calls for detailed examination of cost of medicine

Wednesday, 5th November 2014 Detailed examination of the costs of medicine needed. Speaking at the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association’s launch of its information booklet ‘Bringing Health and Growth to Ireland’ I questioned the current costs of medication in Ireland and proposed that the issue be examined in detail by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and […]

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Buttimer calls on health insurers to reduce rates for young people

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 Private Health Insurance Package announced will make health insurance more affordable for young people.   These ‘Young Adult rates’ will address the sudden increase in premium rates that occur for most young adults after their 21st birthday. In many cases premiums can go up by more than 100%. Discounted rates for […]

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