Carer’s support grant increased to highest ever level

13th October 2020

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has called the increase in the carer’s support grant, a significant moment for carers across Ireland. Deputy Farrell said, “Budget 2021 marks a significant moment for carers in Ireland, an increase of , […]

Reduction in hospitality VAT rate will save jobs

13th October 2020

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the reduction of VAT in the hospitality sector, included in Budget 2021. Deputy Farrell said, “The VAT rate on the hospitality sector is being reduced to 9%, this is a positive […]

Budget 2021 will support economic recovery and job creation in Fingal

13th October 2020

Budget 2021 will support the economy to address the immediate challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and a hard Brexit and help businesses to get back on their feet, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell said: “Budget 2021 is a significant package of nearly […]

Climate friendly Budget prioritises retro-fitting, sustainable transport and a reduction in emissions

13th October 2020

Budget 2021 is strong on Climate Action, prioritising retro-fitting, a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and the development of sustainable transport, a Fine Gael TD has said. Alan Farrell is a TD for Dublin Fingal and serves as Fine Gael’s Dáil spokesperson on Climate Action. […]

€158,254 granted to assist Fingal Towns and Villages respond to COVID-19

12th October 2020

€158,254 has been provided to projects in Fingal to help towns and villages adapt to Covid-19, a Fine Gael TD has said. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (Monday, October 12th) announced details of a further 137 rural towns and villages that will […]

Climate Action Bill a significant step in our fight against Climate Change

7th October 2020

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the publication of the Government’s Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill. Deputy Farrell said, “Climate change is the biggest challenge we face as a global society and we’re running […]

Re-opening of in-person addiction services a life-line for some

7th October 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the re-opening of in-person addiction services will prove to be a life-line for those that rely on them. Deputy Farrell said, “It has been confirmed that in-person addiction services will be allowed to re-open […]

Tourism Recovery Plan sets out what must be done for the industry

6th October 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the publication of the Tourism Recovery Plan 2020 -2023, which has been prepared by the Tourism Recovery Taskforce. Deputy Farrell said, “This report shows the significant level of support and investment we must deliver to […]

Farrell appointed as Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action

30th September 2020

Dublin Fingal, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has been appointed by An Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar, as Fine Gael’s spokesperson for Climate Action. Deputy Farrell said, “It is a great honour to be appointed as the Climate Action Spokesperson for Fine Gael. Climate Change is the […]

Aer Lingus workers need Government support

18th September 2020

Dublin Fingal TD for Fine Gael, Alan Farrell has urged the Government to put in place initiatives that will protect jobs in Aer Lingus. Deputy Farrell said, “No sector of the economy has been exempt from the economic fallout during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the […]

Homeowners won’t face increased Local Property Tax bills next year

16th September 2020

The revaluation date for Local Property Tax (LPT) has been deferred to November 2021, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has said. Deputy Farrell said this decision means that taxpayers will not be faced with increased LPT bills for 2021. Deputy Farrell said: “My Fine Gael […]

Blue Star Programme registration open to primary schools in Fingal

14th September 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has urged local primary schools to register for the Blue Star Programme before the deadline of October 7th, 2020. Deputy Farrell said, “The Blue Star Programme gives young students the chance to learn about the European Union […]