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Archive for the ‘Balbriggan’ Category

Farrell Questions Minister on Water Quality at North County Beaches

16th June 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, raised the water quality issues experienced in the North County in recent weeks in Dáil Éireann. Deputy Farrell also demanded the prioritisation of the delivery of adequate wastewater infrastructure for the community of Rush to stop untreated […]

Reduction in local unemployment rate in line with decrease of national rate to 7.8%

10th June 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the on-going decrease in unemployment visible in the North County shows that the Action Plan for Jobs, implemented by Fine Gael in Government, is continuing to prove successful and benefit our local area.   […]

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 […]

€500,000 allocated to Balbriggan Rugby Club for new clubhouse

27th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, is pleased with the allocation of €500,000 to Balbriggan Rugby Club for a new clubhouse. “I am delighted with confirmation that €500,000 has been allocated to Balbriggan Rugby Club which will provide for a new clubhouse. Such […]

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%, […]

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 […]

Heritage projects in Dublin Fingal to get funding boost

30th January 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed funding of €43,750 for heritage projects in the North County. “This funding announced yesterday by the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys is a great boost for heritage projects in Dublin Fingal. […]