Archive for the ‘Fingal Area’ Category

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 […]

€200,000 for coastal greenway in Fingal

30th July 2020

Fine Gael Deputy Farrell has confirmed funding of €200,000 for the coastal greenway in Fingal. Deputy Farrell said: “Our greenway plays an important role in supporting local communities to create jobs and brings visitors to our area.” “As we have seen over the course of […]

Stimulus package is Government’s commitment to business, jobs and recovery across Fingal

23rd July 2020

A new Employment Wage Support Scheme and extension of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment into next year will provide much needed certainty to businesses and individuals in Fingal, a Fine Gael Deputy Farrell has said Speaking after the Government’s July Stimulus package was announced, Deputy Farrell […]

Financial supports and help to address the digital divide at third level for students in Fingal – Farrell

22nd July 2020

A significant package to assist third level institutions with reopening and help end the digital divide will benefit students in Dublin Fingal, a Fine Gael Deputy said. Deputy Farrell said the €168 million package will ensure our third level institutions have the necessary tools to […]

Public should not travel abroad despite ‘Green-List’ publication

22nd July 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has urged the public not to engage in international travel, despite the publication of the ‘Green-List’. Deputy Farrell said, “The continued message from the Government is that non-essential travel should be avoided by all people living in […]

Speech on the Credit Guarantee (Amendment) Bill – 22nd July 2020

22nd July 2020

Thank you Ceann Comhairle. Throughout our history, Ireland has faced many challenges, we have endured famine, invasion, occupation and economic struggle; and this history of hardship is well recognised. However, the challenge before us today, is of a different nature to the challenges of the […]