Tag: Ballyboughal

Increasing the number of Gardaí on our streets must remain a priority

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality, Alan Farrell, has said that he will work to ensure that the North County is to benefit from the planned national increase in Garda numbers. “I was pleased to hear Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald reaffirm today (Wednesday) in the Dáil the commitment in…

Farrell discusses need to ensure continued job creation in Dublin Fingal with Minister Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, was delighted to welcome the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD to the North County to discuss the Government’s jobs strategy, and how best to support local businesses. “I was delighted to welcome the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor to Malahide yesterday (Monday) to…

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission launch investigation into waste collection sector

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the launch of an investigation into waste firms by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. “I am pleased that the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has launched an investigation into the domestic waste sector and waste collection companies, following their attempt to introduce outrageous hikes in waste collection charges. “I…

Huge increases in bin charges are unacceptable

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal has said the increase in charges by bin companies serving residents in the North County, and across the country, are wholly unacceptable. “The huge increase in bin charges by companies serving residents in communities throughout Dublin Fingal, and across the country are wholly unacceptable. These increases are tantamount to price gouging and cannot be…

New website gives support to carers in Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that a new online resource for carers will be of great support to people caring for relatives and loved ones in the North County. The announcement of the new HSE resource comes during the tenth annual National Carer’s Week, which falls during 13th – 19th June this year. “The new…

€31 million in additional funding for disability services will assist people in Dublin Fingal and across country

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said the approval of €31 million in additional funding for disability services by Government is a positive move in providing essential supports and services to those who need them in the North County, and across the country. “I am delighted with the announcement that the Government has approved additional funding of…

Reduction in local unemployment rate in line with decrease of national rate to 7.8%

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the on-going decrease in unemployment visible in the North County shows that the Action Plan for Jobs, implemented by Fine Gael in Government, is continuing to prove successful and benefit our local area.   “The impact of the Action Plan for Jobs can be seen with widespread effects in…

Local unemployment rate continues to decrease as national rate falls to 8.6%

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said the on-going decreases in unemployment show the Action Plan for Jobs implemented by Fine Gael in Government is continuing to work, and to benefit the North County. “The national unemployment rate has fallen to 8.6%, from a high of 15.2% in February 2012. In order to tackle the unemployment crisis…

New measures to support post offices in Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the agreements reached as part of the Post Office Network Business Development Group report, including the introduction of eAccounts, will support post offices in the North County in the future. “While post offices remain central to Irish communities, there is a challenge to ensure that they remain competitive. The…

Dublin Fingal young people encouraged to return home to a recovering jobs market

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has encouraged more young people from the North County to return home, to what is a recovering jobs market.   “The Live Register figures released this week show that job creation measures are paying dividends for Dublin Fingal, and the whole of Dublin, with 5,633 more people working in County Dublin since…