Broadmeadow estuary crossing granted approval

21st May 2020

Dublin Fingal, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has welcomed the news that the Broadmeadow estuary cycle way has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanala. Deputy Farrell said, “This is great news for everyone in Fingal and will see a major step forward in the […]

€157,500 in funding secured for Dublin Fingal harbours 

19th May 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal has welcomed the announcement that €157,000 will be provided for repairs and maintenance of harbours in Dublin Fingal, as part of an overall, national, €3.1 million package announced today. Deputy Farrell said, “This is great news for our community […]

Free flu vaccine for children and at-risk groups announced

19th May 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has welcomed the expansion of free access to the flu vaccine as an important measure to protect public health. Deputy Farrell said, “The flu vaccine will be made available this year, at no cost, to all children […]

Dublin Fingal enterprises urged to apply to Restart Grant for Small Business

19th May 2020

Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has urged small and micro businesses across Dublin Fingal to apply for the new €250m Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. Deputy Farrell […]

Dublin Fingal enterprises urged to apply to Restart Grant for Small Business

18th May 2020

Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has urged small and micro businesses across Dublin Fingal to apply for the new €250m Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. Deputy Farrell […]

Recommendations in Elliot report of Scouting Ireland must be implemented with transparency 

14th May 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has called on Scouting Ireland to implement the recommendations of the Learning Review carried out by Mr. Ian Elliott, Independent Safeguarding Consultant. Speaking following the publication of the review, Deputy Farrell, the outgoing Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth […]

Baby shops should be prioritised as phased reopening nears

12th May 2020

Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has said that baby shops should be allowed to reopen as soon as possible provided they can meet social distancing measures and other public health advice. Deputy Farrell said, “Many couples across the country are eagerly awaiting the arrival of […]

‘Beating Breathlessness’ a modern approach to providing healthcare advice

8th May 2020

Dublin Fingal, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has hailed the introduction of a new, nurse-led, online support for people suffering from Asthma and COPD. Deputy Farrell said, “Earlier this week we marked World Asthma Day, there are approximately 380,000 people with Asthma in Ireland and […]

Farrell urges public not to defer check-ups with GPs if concerned.

8th May 2020

Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has urged the public to have conditions or non-Covid symptoms checked by a doctor. Deputy Farrell said, “It is understandable for people to have a degree of caution about putting themselves at risk by attending their GP, however this should not extend […]

Last-ditch effort to form a government proves the hard left aren’t serious

6th May 2020

A last-ditch effort by Richard Boyd Barrett to form a government of the hard left proves they are not remotely serious about it, a Fine Gael TD has said. Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell, was speaking after it emerged late last night that Richard Boyd […]

Farrell encourages Dublin Fingal retailers to apply for the Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme

5th May 2020

Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell is encouraging retail businesses in Fingal to apply for newly available funding to support them to enhance their digital capability. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD has announced that applications are now open for the new Enterprise […]

Safeguarding mental health important for us all during Covid-19 restrictions

30th April 2020

Dublin Fingal, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has urged people to engage with mental health supports in the community if they are in need of help. Deputy Farrell said, “All of our lives have turned upside down by the current Coronavirus pandemic, many people in […]