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Dublin Fingal enterprises urged to apply to Restart Grant for Small Business

Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has urged small and micro businesses across Dublin Fingal to apply for the new €250m Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. Deputy Farrell said: “The Grant will be available to businesses with a turnover of less than €5m…

Dublin Fingal enterprises urged to apply to Restart Grant for Small Business

Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has urged small and micro businesses across Dublin Fingal to apply for the new €250m Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. Deputy Farrell said: “The Grant will be available to businesses with a turnover of less than €5m…

Recommendations in Elliot report of Scouting Ireland must be implemented with transparency 

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has called on Scouting Ireland to implement the recommendations of the Learning Review carried out by Mr. Ian Elliott, Independent Safeguarding Consultant. Speaking following the publication of the review, Deputy Farrell, the outgoing Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs said, “It is essential that Scouting Ireland embrace the recommendations set out in the report by…

Baby shops should be prioritised as phased reopening nears

Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has said that baby shops should be allowed to reopen as soon as possible provided they can meet social distancing measures and other public health advice. Deputy Farrell said, “Many couples across the country are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new family member, this is always an immensely exciting time for parents, siblings, grandparents…

‘Beating Breathlessness’ a modern approach to providing healthcare advice

Dublin Fingal, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has hailed the introduction of a new, nurse-led, online support for people suffering from Asthma and COPD. Deputy Farrell said, “Earlier this week we marked World Asthma Day, there are approximately 380,000 people with Asthma in Ireland and 1 in 10 children battle the condition. Having the correct information about how to manage…

Farrell urges public not to defer check-ups with GPs if concerned.

Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has urged the public to have conditions or non-Covid symptoms checked by a doctor. Deputy Farrell said, “It is understandable for people to have a degree of caution about putting themselves at risk by attending their GP, however this should not extend to the detriment of their own health.” “It is vital that if someone is experiencing…

Farrell encourages Dublin Fingal retailers to apply for the Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme

Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell is encouraging retail businesses in Fingal to apply for newly available funding to support them to enhance their digital capability. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD has announced that applications are now open for the new Enterprise Ireland €2 million Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme. Deputy Farrell said: “Small and medium retail businesses…

Safeguarding mental health important for us all during Covid-19 restrictions

Dublin Fingal, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has urged people to engage with mental health supports in the community if they are in need of help. Deputy Farrell said, “All of our lives have turned upside down by the current Coronavirus pandemic, many people in our communities are feeling the effects of the consequences and restrictions that have stemmed from…