Statements & Press

Jobs boost in aviation sector should encourage wider aviation industry – Farrell

Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell, has said that today’s jobs announcement will encourage workers across the industry and help rebuild the Irish aviation sector. Deputy Farrell said, “Today, Ryanair have announced their intention to recruit 5,000 new staff including pilots, cabin crew, engineers and ground operations staff, in a major boost for the airline sector. €50m will also contribute to…

DCU receives over €2 million under capital works and equipment funding – Farrell

Dublin Fingal TD and Oireachtas Education Committee Member, Alan Farrell, has said that the newly announced funding will benefit students across Fingal. Deputy Farrell said, “Today (Monday 6th September), a total package of €38 million has been provided to higher education institutions in Ireland. This will have a positive impact for students across Ireland and across Fingal.” “Under the devolved…

Several Fingal projects funded through LEADER programme in August

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Climate Action Spokesperson, Alan Farrell, has said that LEADER funding approved in August will benefit many in the community. Deputy Farrell said, “Three projects have been approved in Fingal, under the LEADER programme, announced by Minister Heather Humphreys. This will provide significant funding for these projects and make a real difference to the communities…

€498,184 awarded to Dublin Fingal based sports club under the Sports Capital Programme – Farrell

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Climate Action Spokesperson, Alan Farrell TD, has said that this funding will make a profound difference to local sports clubs. Deputy Farrell said, “This is a good day for many clubs across Dublin Fingal, today’s (Friday 6th August) funding announcement will make a significant difference to many clubs in our communities and allow them…

Single use plastics to be banned from this weekend

The introduction of a Single Use Plastics Directive will create healthier environments and allow the Government to build on commitments to tackle the biggest challenge of our time, Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has said. Deputy Farrell, a Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Climate Action Spokesperson, said Ireland implements the Single Use Plastics Directive from this weekend. “This will…

Hospitality sector needs enhanced supports following indoor dining reopening delay

Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Climate Action, Alan Farrell, has called for greater supports for the hospitality sector, following Cabinet’s decision to delay the reopening of indoor dining. Deputy Farrell said, “The hospitality sector has been hit hard since the onset of the pandemic and while positive steps have been taken, in the form of a 9%…