Tag: jobs

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…

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…

Fine Gael continues to deliver on commitment to jobs, with unemployment rate now down to 7.9%

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal said Fine Gael is continuing to deliver on its pledge to prioritise job creation and reduce unemployment. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office reveal that the unemployment rate is now down to 7.9%. “This is very positive news and proof yet again of Fine Gael’s commitment and success in creating the environment…

Farrell meets daa to discuss second runway

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, recently met with Kevin Toland, CEO of the daa regarding the development of a second runway at Dublin Airport. “I was pleased to meet with the CEO of the daa, Kevin Toland recently to discuss the plans for the development of a second runway at Dublin Airport which was granted planning permission…

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…

DAA creating 350 new jobs for Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the success of Dublin Airport and the news of an additional 350 jobs is a great boost for the area. “Dublin Airport had its busiest ever year in 2015, as a record 25 million passengers travelled through the airport. This was a 15% increase with an additional 3.3 million…

Tax equalisation will benefit self-employed people and create jobs in Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD, for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that new tax equalisation measures will benefit self- employed people in the North County, helping to create even more jobs.   “There are 323,000 self-employed people in this country, 73,600 of them in the Dublin region. The new €550 Earned Income Tax Credit will benefit many of these people when…

Falling Live Register figures show local economy is continuing to strengthen

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the steady reduction in the number of people signing on the Live Register in the North County shows that our economic recovery is continuing to strengthen locally. “The latest CSO data shows that the Live Register in the Swords social welfare office, which also represents Malahide and Donabate, has…

Farrell encourages potential Gardaí in Dublin Fingal to apply for new posts

Recruitment of 600 new Gardaí now underway on publicjobs.ie Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has encouraged those interested in the North County to apply for one of 600 new positions available with An Garda Síochána. The recruitment campaign is now underway and applications are being accepted on www.publicjobs.ie until 5th January 2016.   “The Minister for Justice…

National unemployment rate at 8.9% and unemployment down 36.8% in Dublin

Latest QHNS figures from CSO show 30,400 back to work in Dublin “The latest QHNS figures released by the CSO show that the national unemployment rate has dropped to 8.9%, and in the Dublin region as a whole, there has been a 36.8% drop in the number of people who are unemployed”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan…