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 […]

€75m childcare package will provide reassurance to service providers and parents

10th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and outgoing Chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the announcement of €75m in funds for childcare providers in the State. Deputy Farrell said, “The uncertainty caused by the pandemic has […]

€80,500 in funding announced for historic buildings in Dublin Fingal

10th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the news that historic buildings across Fingal have been successful in their application for funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Deputy Farrell said, “This is great news for residents of Swords, […]

Major expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme to help small and micro enterprises in Fingal get online

9th June 2020

A major expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme will help small and micro enterprises in Dublin Fingal to get their business online, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has said. Deputy Farrell encouraged all suitable small businesses in Dublin Fingal to apply to help meet […]

Increasing infrastructure investment for electric vehicles important to encouraging continued take-up

5th June 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that improving existing infrastructure investment to support electric vehicles will increase purchases of E-Vehicles. Deputy Farrell said, “This Government has taken proactive measures to make sure that we meet our responsibilities in limiting the worst […]

World no tobacco day a chance to redouble our efforts in tackling smoking 

28th May 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has urged people to take the initiative to quit smoking and engage with the supports available. Deputy Farrell said, “This Sunday, May 31st, marks ‘World No Tobacco Day’, and I would urge all smokers to consider the […]

Broadmeadow estuary crossing granted approval

21st May 2020

Dublin Fingal, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has welcomed the news that the Broadmeadow estuary cycle way has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanala. Deputy Farrell said, “This is great news for everyone in Fingal and will see a major step forward in the […]

€157,500 in funding secured for Dublin Fingal harbours 

19th May 2020

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal has welcomed the announcement that €157,000 will be provided for repairs and maintenance of harbours in Dublin Fingal, as part of an overall, national, €3.1 million package announced today. Deputy Farrell said, “This is great news for our community […]