News Archive for 2014

  1. Public Accounts Committee Refers Dossier on Tax Evasion to Gardai - Costello November 12, 2014 At its meeting today, the Public Accounts Committee decided to refer the Dossier on Tax Evasion that had been received from the …
  2. Tax allegations highlight value of whistleblowers’ legislation November 7, 2014 Allegations of tax evasion contained in a dossier circulated to members of the Public Accounts Committee are potentially very …
  3. Unemployment rate drops by one-third since 2012 - Costello November 5, 2014 Labour TD, Joe Costello, has welcomed the continued reduction in unemployment as shown by today’s Live Register CSO figures. …
  4. Costello condemns fatal shooting in north inner city and calls for review of national drugs strategy October 27, 2014 The shooting dead of a man, combined with the robbery of a taxi driver and the attack on a homeless person in the space of a …
  5. Irish Water must step up to the plate and refocus October 23, 2014 Irish Water has not been a success to date.  It has failed to connect with the public in any meaningful way.  Irish Water has …
  6. Budget 2015 is a People’s Budget - Costello October 14, 2014 Budget 2015 marks the end of the recession and the beginning of the recovery.  It is the first positive step towards redressing …
  7. Govt must join Austria in legal action against proposed nuclear station - Costello October 9, 2014 I welcome this opportunity to speak on the decision by the EU Commission to give approval to the proposed £24.5bn (€31.2bn) …
  8. Reinvest proceeds from confiscated criminal assets in communities -Costello October 8, 2014   Following today’s publication of the Criminal Assets Bureau’s Annual Report, Joe Costello TD has called for the proceeds …
  9. Confidence is clear as 100 tech jobs announced - Costello October 8, 2014 Confirmation that 100 new technology jobs are being created by two companies at East Point Business Park in Dublin has been …
  10. Costello welcomes 50 new jobs at Citrix October 7, 2014 Labour TD Joe Costello has welcomed the announcement by Citrix of 50 new jobs at its East Point facilities in Dublin.  Citrix, …
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