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Homeowners won’t face increased Local Property Tax bills next year

16th September 2020

The revaluation date for Local Property Tax (LPT) has been deferred to November 2021, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has said. Deputy Farrell said this decision means that taxpayers will not be faced with increased LPT bills for 2021. Deputy Farrell said: “My Fine Gael […]

Blue Star Programme registration open to primary schools in Fingal

14th September 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has urged local primary schools to register for the Blue Star Programme before the deadline of October 7th, 2020. Deputy Farrell said, “The Blue Star Programme gives young students the chance to learn about the European Union […]

€558,051 granted to improve housing conditions for older people and people with disabilities in Fingal

10th September 2020

 Fingal is to receive state funding of €558,051 to improve housing stock for older people and people with a disability, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell highlighted the funding for Fingal as part of an €18 million nationwide package announced by Government to […]

Farrell encourages employers in Fingal to avail of the new Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

28th August 2020

Fine Gael Deputy, Alan Farrell encouraged employers in Fingal to register for the new Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) which replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme from the 1st of September 2020. Deputy Farrell said: “The EWSS is the centrepiece of the Government’s July Jobs […]

New Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme will support businesses in Fingal to expand their online presence

21st August 2020

Successful applicants will receive grants of up to €40k A new Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme will support businesses in Fingal to expand their online presence, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has said. Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English TD, has launched […]

Balbriggan, Malahide, Skerries & Swords can now avail of local authority funding to help communities respond to Covid-19

19th August 2020

Balbriggan, Malahide, Skerries and Swords can now avail of local authority funding for projects to help in our response to Covid-19, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell, said, “I am delighted that my colleague, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced […]

Once off payment of €1,000 will help sole traders

14th August 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has urged self employed people to avail of the newly revamped Enterprise Support Grant. Deputy Farrell said, “Previously this grant was available only to those starting up new businesses, however, this has been expanded to include sole […]

Disturbing incidents of anti-social behaviour cannot be ignored

10th August 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has expressed his shock and disappointment following violent scenes in Balbriggan. Deputy Farrell said, “Over the weekend a series of altercations and other wanton anti-social incidents between groups of youths took place in Balbriggan. These events left […]

Significant expansion of the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will benefit many more families in Fingal

7th August 2020

A significant expansion of the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will ensure that many more families in Fingal can benefit from it ahead of this school year, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Farrell said: “My colleague the Minister for Social Protection, […]

Fingal County Council to receive funding of €3,403,340 for Housing Adaptation Grants

7th August 2020

Fingal County Council will receive funding to support home adaptations for older people and those living with a disability in private houses, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Farrell said, “The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage has today announced allocations to local […]