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Archive for the ‘Portmarnock’ Category

Site identification & acquisition for new post-primary schools for Malahide & Portmarnock, and Swords, and Malahide Portmarnock ETNS advancing

3rd June 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has received confirmation from the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD that the identification and acquisition of sites for the 2 new post-primary schools to serve the communities of Malahide & Portmarnock, and Swords, and […]

Farrell urges eligible parents to apply for Back to School allowance

1st June 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, is reminding families that the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will be made available again this year, and urged families who are not automatically entitled to make an application before the August deadline.   The […]

Fine Gael continues to deliver on commitment to jobs, with unemployment rate now down to 7.9%

25th May 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal said Fine Gael is continuing to deliver on its pledge to prioritise job creation and reduce unemployment. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office reveal that the unemployment rate is now down to 7.9%. “This is very positive […]

Farrell asks parents in Swords, Malahide & Portmarnock to make their views known on patronage for new post-primary schools.

26th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has called upon school patron bodies to apply for the patronage of the two new post-primary schools, opening in September 2017 to serve our local communities in Swords and Malahide & Portmarnock. “I would ask parents in […]

Farrell meets daa to discuss second runway

15th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, recently met with Kevin Toland, CEO of the daa regarding the development of a second runway at Dublin Airport. “I was pleased to meet with the CEO of the daa, Kevin Toland recently to discuss the plans […]

Local unemployment rate continues to decrease as national rate falls to 8.6%

8th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said the on-going decreases in unemployment show the Action Plan for Jobs implemented by Fine Gael in Government is continuing to work, and to benefit the North County. “The national unemployment rate has fallen to 8.6%, […]

Concerns of local residents must be prioritised by daa if they proceed with second runway

7th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that Dublin Airport must firmly adhere to all conditions attached to its planning permission for a second runway, following the daa’s announcement that they are progressing their plans for a new runway. “It is of […]

26.2% decrease in burglaries in last quarter of 2015, compared to 2014

6th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has welcomed figures from the CSO which have shown a reduction in the number of burglaries, with a reduction in eight out of the fourteen recorded crime categories. “I am pleased with recent CSO figures which have […]

Over 700 applications from Fingal made to Pyrite Remediation Scheme

5th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal has said that recent figures from the Pyrite Remediation Scheme show that works under the scheme are progressing in Fingal. A total of 1073 applications have been received by the Scheme form all affected areas, with 592 applications included […]

Supporting Working Families in Dublin Fingal

9th February 2016

Fine Gael’s plans to make work pay more than welfare Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, today (Tuesday) said the party’s plans to support working families by making work pay include a new Working Family Payment to ensure that every parent working 15 […]