Tag: economy

Establishment of ‘Grow Dublin Tourism Alliance’ will boost visitor numbers to Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell is pleased with the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohue TD, regarding the establishment of a new group under Fáilte Ireland who will develop a brand identity for Dublin. The aim of this is to boost tourism, foster the creation of more jobs, and increase revenue streams…

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,…

Vehicle Registration figures show that consumer confidence in the economy is growing

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell is delighted with the latest CSO Vehicle Registration figures which show a 34.4% hike in the number of new private cars registered in September 2014 compared to last year, reflecting the public’s confidence in a growing economy. “There has been an increase of 34.4% in the new cars registered in September 2014…

€137 million surplus in Dept of Social Protection could benefit older people

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell TD, has called for reallocation of the €137 surplus in the Social Protection budget recorded at the end of August.   “The Department of Social Protection recorded a surplus of €137 million at the end August. This is testament to the successful policies of the Government, in particular Minister Richard Bruton’s Action…

Govt policy is working as economy grows and consumer spending increases

GDP and GNP figures show stable recovery is underway Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the CSO Quarterly figures released yesterday (Thursday) which show that the Irish economy grew by 7.7% in GDP terms and by 9% in GNP terms year on year. “I am very encouraged by the news that the Irish economy has grown…

Farrell welcomes ESRI’s projection of strong economic growth and decrease in unemployment

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the Economic and Social Research Institute’s (ESRI) strong growth forecast in its Quarterly Economic Commentary. “Following the Central Bank’s recent upwards revision of its growth forecast, this positive report from the ESRI is welcome news for the Irish economy and businesses throughout the country. The fact that the ESRI are…

Upwards revision of economy’s growth forecast will be welcome news for businesses in Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the Central Banks’ upwards revision of its growth forecast for 2014. “It is encouraging that the Central Bank has revised its growth forecast for 2014 upwards. The Central Bank now forecasts that gross domestic profit (GDP) will grow by 2.5% this year, in comparison to its previous estimate of 2%.…

Increased confidence in Ireland’s economy paves the way for further growth

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the news that confidence in Ireland’s economy has trebled since last year.   “It is encouraging that confidence in Ireland’s economy has almost trebled since last year. PwC’s 2014 CEO Pulse Survey has found that eighty-six percent of Irish CEO’s are positive about Ireland’s economic outlook in comparison to the…

90% of business leaders support a Yes vote

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Alan Farrell has said that a new survey which shows 90% of business leaders support a Yes vote in the Stability Treaty Referendum highlights the importance of a positive result in the Treaty for economic growth. The survey, carried out by IBEC, is based on the replies of over 400 CEOs.“The Treaty is also…

Government offers unprecedented level of information to electorate on upcoming referendum

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Alan Farrell has outlined the various ways in which the public have access to more information about the upcoming Stability Treaty than any other referendum that we have been asked to vote on in the past. Deputy Farrell’s comments come on foot of a claim by opposition campaigners that there is a ‘a lack…