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Archive for the ‘Finance and Banking’ Category

Motor Insurance drops by 14% – but more work to do

8th September 2017

Motor Insurance drops by 14% – but more work to do says

Farrell expresses concern and shock at liquidation of Rush & Lusk Credit Union

2nd November 2016

Farrell expresses concern and shock at liquidation of Rush & Lusk Credit Union

Farrell calls for Government to establish investigation into rising insurance costs

2nd June 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has called for the Government to establish an investigation into the insurance industry, citing the increase in insurance costs, particularly in the motor industry, as warranting such an investigation. “Consumer Price Index figures for April 2016 from […]

Increase in pay packets for many on first pay day of 2016

8th January 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the USC changes introduced in Budget 2016 will be evident to thousands of people who are getting paid today (Friday) for the first time in 2016. “Budget 2016 introduced a cut to the USC […]

Tax equalisation will benefit self-employed people and create jobs in Dublin Fingal

18th December 2015

Fine Gael TD, for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that new tax equalisation measures will benefit self- employed people in the North County, helping to create even more jobs.   “There are 323,000 self-employed people in this country, 73,600 of them in the Dublin […]

Retailers should remove minimum charge for card payments following 50% cut in fees

10th December 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said the reduction in fees for retailers accepting payment by debit and credit card will benefit both the retailers themselves and their customers. “I am pleased that the cost for retailers accepting card payments is being […]

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 […]

600 new Gardaí as Budget 2016 confirms Govt commitment to tackling crime

15th October 2015

€67m in additional funding for Justice as part of Budget 2016. Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has said that the announcement of 600 new Gardaí in Budget 2016 marks the Government’s commitment to increasing resources […]

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 […]

Key Points from Budget 2016

13th October 2015

The Department of Finance is projecting economic growth of 6.2% in 2015 and of 4.3% in 2016. 48,000 new jobs will be created in 2016, which will bring the overall number of people working in Ireland to just over 2 million. The Department of Finance […]