Tag: Balbriggan

Funding allocated to Holywell ETNS and Bracken ETNS for ASD classrooms

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, is delighted that funding has been allocated to Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, and Bracken Educate Together National School, Castlelands, Balbriggan, for the development of an ASD unit classroom in both schools.   “I am pleased that both Holywell Educate Together National School and Bracken Educate Together National School have been…

€112,500 in funding allocated to Balbriggan Harbour

“Balbriggan Harbour is to receive €112,500 in funding as part of a national programme for the repair and development of piers and harbours”, says Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal “This is great news for the community in Balbriggan. In total €1.6 million in State funding has been allocated to the Local Authority Harbour Development and Marine Leisure…

Garda Youth Diversion Project to be established in Balbriggan

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the fact Balbriggan is to receive a new Garda Youth Diversion Project will greatly benefit the local community.   “I am pleased that the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has announced that Balbriggan is to receive a new Garda Youth Diversion Project which will see a greater allocation…

Six communities in Dublin Fingal will be among first in country to receive super-fast broadband service

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said the fact that Balbriggan, Malahide, Portmarnock, Rush, Skerries and Swords will be among the first 50 towns to get a new super-fast broadband service will be positive for local communities.   “Balbriggan, Malahide, Portmarnock, Rush, Skerries and Swords will be among the first towns to receive a new super-fast broadband…

Ireland’s economy is the fastest growing in Europe

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has stated that the European Commission’s projections for Ireland’s economic growth will be encouraging for the public and for businesses and SMEs in the constituency and throughout the country. The Autumn 2014 European Economic Forecast, published by the European Commission, has shown that Ireland’s economy is the fastest growing economy in Europe,…

Courts Service decision to retain Swords and Balbriggan Courthouses vital for Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell TD, has welcomed the decision by the Courts Service to withdraw from the proposed closures of the Swords and Balbriggan courthouses.   “I am pleased that the Courts Service has announced that they will not close the Swords and Balbriggan Courthouses as previously planned. I believe that the closure of these courts…

11 Prefabs to be replaced in Skerries & Balrothery

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal Alan Farrell has said that “a total €15 million has been allocated by Government to replace 156 prefabs nationwide with permanent accommodation.  This initiative will benefit some 3,300 pupils across the country and comes on the back of the 2012 allocation which saw in excess of 458 prefabs replaced. “The Department of education school…

Minister Hogan grants approval to progress next phase of Balbriggan/Skerries Sewerage Scheme

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Deputy Alan Farrell has confirmed that approval has been given to Fingal County Council by Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan T.D. to progress the Balbriggan/Skerries Sewerage Scheme Phase 3 – Dublin Road Pumping Station Contract and to prepare Contract Documents for the work. “The contract is being funded under his…

Training provision in Balbriggan is still on the agenda for FÁS

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Alan Farrell has confirmed that a review will be undertaken by the Minister of State Ciaran Cannon and FÁS in relation to the cessation of FÁS training courses in Balbriggan. “Last week I raised this matter with the Minister of State for Training and Skills Ciaran Cannon TD as a topical issue in the…