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Archive for the ‘Action Plan for Jobs’ Category

Boost for Dublin Fingal businesses as vouchers up to €500 purchased since 22nd Oct now tax free

20th November 2015

“The Finance Bill announced that employers will be able to gift vouchers of up to €500, tax free and today (Friday) it was confirmed that this measure has come into effect and will apply to all vouchers purchased since 22nd October”, says Fine Gael TD […]

National unemployment rate at 8.9% and unemployment down 36.8% in Dublin

18th November 2015

Latest QHNS figures from CSO show 30,400 back to work in Dublin “The latest QHNS figures released by the CSO show that the national unemployment rate has dropped to 8.9%, and in the Dublin region as a whole, there has been a 36.8% drop in […]

Drop in youth unemployment brings levels to a 6 year low

6th November 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the fact that CSO figures show a reduction in unemployment to 9.3% is positive for the North County. “I am pleased to see that unemployment levels continue to decrease, with the unemployment level now […]

No. of tourists up 39% following years of neglect

30th October 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the latest CSO tourism figures which show significant growth in the tourism sector since Fianna Fáil’s were booted from office. “The number of overseas visitors to Ireland has grown by 39% when the figures for […]

Fine Gael to equalise tax treatment of self-employed in Dublin Fingal by 2018

30th October 2015

Taoiseach launches Fine Gael Tax Calculator – www.finegael.ie An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, has said that Fine Gael is determined to equalise the tax treatment of self-employed workers in Dublin Fingal, by 2018. Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the […]

Budget 2016 will support Dublin Fingal SMEs to grow and continue to create jobs

13th October 2015

Budget begins equalisation of tax treatment between self-employed & PAYE workers Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that Budget 2016 will support SMEs in the North County to grow and continue to create jobs. “Budget 2016 will support SMEs to grow […]

Dublin Fingal voters can expect more of same from FF – high taxes and irresponsible spending

9th October 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has strongly criticised the alternative budget plans announced by Fianna Fáil and said they would threaten Ireland’s fragile economic recovery. “Fianna Fáil’s pre-budget submission provides further evidence of why they are not fit to be trusted with […]

Dublin Fingal young people encouraged to return home to a recovering jobs market

6th October 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has encouraged more young people from the North County to return home, to what is a recovering jobs market.   “The Live Register figures released this week show that job creation measures are paying dividends for Dublin […]

18.5% increase in construction jobs to boost Dublin Fingal employment

18th September 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed recent figures which show an increase of 18.5% in the number of jobs in the construction sector since this time last year. “The latest CSO figures show that 126,000 people are now employed in the […]

Steady economic recovery continues with significant reductions in Live Register across Dublin Fingal since 2012

7th September 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the significant drop in the Live Register figures from every local social welfare office in Dublin Fingal, since the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs in 2012, indicates steady growth in the local […]