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Urgent decision on future of Irish aviation needed from Government – Farrell

Fine Gael and Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has called on the Government to act decisively in order to safeguard the future of the Irish aviation industry and the jobs that rely on it. Deputy Farrell said, “The introduction of the ‘Ireland Strategic Investment Fund’ (ISIF), was an important and necessary step to ensuring the long-term health of medium and…

New investment by Fáilte Ireland will provide welcome boost for tourism business in Fingal

A new nationwide €55 million investment by Fáilte Ireland will provide a welcome boost for tourism businesses in Fingal, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell said the funding for the Tourism Business Continuity Scheme was secured in Budget 2021 and Fáilte Ireland is responsible for developing and administering the scheme.  Deputy Farrell said: “The scheme will support those…

40 Dublin Fingal projects received total funding of €38,494 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020

40 Dublin Fingal projects received total funding of €38,494 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has said. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced that €7 million was made available to over 3,000 projects nationally through the 2020 Community Enhancement Programme (CEP). Deputy Farrell said: “The Community Enhancement Programme is designed…

Funding boost to improve access to higher education for person with disabilities

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has welcomed news of a new funding initiatives that will benefit people with disabilities in accessing higher education services. Deputy Farrell said, “People in Fingal will specifically benefit from three funding strands that will see improvements on the DCU campus; they include: The creation of an online module…

Funding of €190,125 to help Fingal towns and villages respond to Covid-19

€190,125 has been granted for projects in Fingal which will help towns and villages adapt to Covid-19, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has said. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Friday January 8th) announced details of a further 147 towns and villages that will benefit from funding of over €15.4 million to help them adjust to…

Malahide GOAL Mile moves online this Christmas

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Climate Action, Alan Farrell has urged people to support this year’s Malahide GOAL Mile, which has moved online due to Covid-19. Deputy Farrell, who has organised the Malahide GOAL Mile for the previous 14 years, said, “This year has led to many events being cancelled, thankfully the Malahide GOAL Mile, will continue…

Christmas Bonus will be paid to Fingal social welfare & PUP recipients this year – Farrell

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has welcomed news about the Christmas Bonus for social welfare and PUP recipients. Deputy Farrell said: “I am pleased to say that the full Christmas Bonus will be paid to social welfare recipients in Fingal the week beginning 7th December. This year, due to the challenges of COVID-19,…

Extra funding announced to support aviation industry

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action, Alan Farrell TD, has welcomed news that Dublin airport will benefit from a €80m funding package, announced today. Deputy Farrell said, “Today’s announcement is of great significance to the aviation industry in Ireland and all those who rely on it for travel or employment. The overall package amounts to €80m…

Over 1 million to benefit as positive changes in the healthcare system take effect

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Climate Action has welcomed the implementation of several changes to our healthcare system that took effect on Sunday, November 1st, 2020. Deputy Farrell said, “These changes will benefit in excess of one million people in Ireland and result in more affordable healthcare being provided in our community.” “As of Sunday, November 1st,…

Swords Primary Care Centre making significant progress – Farrell.

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson for Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has welcomed news from the HSE about progress regarding the Swords Primary Care Centre, following a parliamentary question submitted by Deputy Farrell. Deputy Farrell said, “We have been hearing about this public project for years, with many sceptical as to whether or not it would actually be delivered,…