Tag: jobs

Drop in youth unemployment brings levels to a 6 year low

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the fact that CSO figures show a reduction in unemployment to 9.3% is positive for the North County. “I am pleased to see that unemployment levels continue to decrease, with the unemployment level now standing at 9.3%, down from a high of 15.1% in February 2012. “Furthermore, it is…

Sinn Féin’s €1.1 billion tax bomb would endanger growth in Dublin Fingal

Fine Gael TD, for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that Sinn Féin’s latest tax bomb would wreck the recovery and put the economic progress of the North County at risk.   “Sinn Féin’s pre-budget submission has revealed yet more tax hikes for working people and families that would damage the recovery. They have proposed €1.1 billion in new taxes,…

Dublin Fingal voters can expect more of same from FF – high taxes and irresponsible spending

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has strongly criticised the alternative budget plans announced by Fianna Fáil and said they would threaten Ireland’s fragile economic recovery. “Fianna Fáil’s pre-budget submission provides further evidence of why they are not fit to be trusted with our economic recovery. They are clearly still addicted to high taxes and spending and they…

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…

562 jobs created by companies supported by Local Enterprise Offices in Fingal last year

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that the 562 extra jobs created by companies supported by the Local Enterprise Office in Fingal is proof the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs is delivering locally. Deputy Farrell also said he is confident that local employment will continue to increase as the economic recovery takes hold.   “It is…

Over €81 million for local authority housing in Fingal will reduce the housing waiting list and create jobs

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has, today (Wednesday) welcomed the allocation of over €81 million, for local authority housing in Fingal. This is part of a national allocation of funding by Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie Coffey TD, as part of the Government’s €3.8 billion social housing strategy announced…

Action Plan for Jobs will boost job creation and provide vital supports for businesses

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has stated that the Action Plan for Jobs 2015 will boost job creation and provide important supports to businesses in Dublin Fingal.   “When the Action Plan for Jobs was first launched in 2012, the Government aimed to create 100,000 jobs by 2016. We are now on track to deliver on this…

IDA reports that the highest net level of job creation for a decade took place in 2014

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that the fact that over 15,000 new jobs were created by IDA Ireland in 2014 is encouraging news. IDA Ireland is the government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment to Ireland.   “I am encouraged by the fact that IDA client companies created over 15,000 new jobs last year.…

Success of Enterprise Ireland in 2014 shows economic recovery remains on the right track

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell is encouraged by Enterprise Ireland’s End of Year Statement for 2014 which shows that their client companies created over 19,700 jobs in 2014.   “It is encouraging that Enterprise Ireland client companies created over 19,700 jobs in 2014 with a net increase of almost 8,500 people employed by these companies. These employment…

Employers’ confidence in the Irish economy continues to improve

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that the results of a survey of 2,500 companies, carried out by Hays Ireland, shows that confidence in the Irish economy is growing with many employers preparing to create new jobs.   “This survey found that 76% of companies surveyed plan to increase the numbers within their workforce next year…