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Important changes to company law will mitigate impact of Covid-19

14th July 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the planned implementation of amendments to the Companies Act of 2014. Deputy Farrell said, “Today’s announcement that amendments will be made to the Companies Act of 2014 is of significant importance and will help companies […]

€3,045,760 for businesses in Fingal from the Government’s Restart Grant

3rd July 2020

A total of €3,045,760 has been approved and paid out to Fingal businesses under the Government’s Restart Grant to aid reopening after COVID-19, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell said, “The Government’s Restart Grant involves direct grant aid to micro and small businesses […]

Important commitments made to the LGBTI+ community

30th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that the Programme for Government has set out important advancements to LGBTI+ rights in Ireland. Deputy Farrell said, “It has been five years since the passage of the Marriage Equality Referendum, however despite this success, […]

Making Ireland a leader in mental health services

30th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said comprehensive mental health policies are needed in new Government. Deputy Farrell said, “We need a whole of government approach to mental health in Ireland and I am pleased that the Programme for Government has set […]

€514,451 secured so far by Fingal SMEs in Trading Online Voucher Scheme

25th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has welcomed the news that €514,451 in support has been approved for local companies in Fingal who have availed of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme, as of June 12th. The scheme is managed by the Department of […]

Engagement between Aer Lingus and employees necessary for reaching agreement

19th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the job losses announced today at Aer Lingus are deeply saddening and urged all sides to engage in good faith. Deputy Farrell said, “The airline industry has been one of the worst affected sectors […]

Department of Children & Youth Affairs should be retained as a stand-alone entity

18th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and outgoing Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children & Youth Affairs, Alan Farrell, has called for the retention of the Department of Children & Youth Affairs. Deputy Farrell said, “Like many, I have been concerned by the speculation […]

Life-saving, innovative 24/7 text service launches in Fingal

18th June 2020

If you can’t talk about it, text about it A free, anonymous and inclusive text service has been launched to provide support for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Farrell said: “‘50808’ is a first […]

We need to end the stigma associated with men’s mental health

15th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has called for an expansion of awareness campaigns on mental health issues as Men’s Health Week begins on Monday, June 15th. Deputy Farrell said, “Over the past number of years we have made progress in raising awareness […]

Beef farmers in Fingal to benefit from a financial support package in response to Covid-19

15th June 2020

A €50m support scheme will be made available to beef farmers in Dublin Fingal who have been financially affected by Covid-19, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell said, “My colleague, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has announced Cabinet approval […]