Need for increased awareness of homelessness problem – Buttimer

Thursday, 16th October 2014 Focus Ireland’s Shine a Light Night 2014 raises awareness of the increasing problem of homelessness. Charity sleep out takes place on Friday 17th October 2014  Over recent years housing and social difficulties have led to a visible increase in the numbers of people who are homeless.  It is important that as […]

Posted under Cork, Environment, National Work, Social Protection

Budget begins sharing recovery across society – Buttimer

Tuesday, 14th October 2014 Budget 2015 begins to share the benefits of recovery across society. Measures introduced will assist families and individuals who have sacrificed significantly over the past seven years.  Today’s budget will help to ensure that the benefits of recovery will be shared across society. By reducing income tax and the rates of […]

Posted under Economic, Finance, National Work

Buttimer calls for regulatory change to help treat anaphylaxis

Thursday, 9th October 2014 Speaking at the opening of the International Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Meeting at Convention Centre Dublin I called for a detailed national policy on anaphylaxis and for a review of regulations which control access to treatment in emergency situations. Severe allergic reactions can have devastating consequences and immediate access to medication can […]

Posted under Health, National Work

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