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Homeowners won’t face increased Local Property Tax bills next year

The revaluation date for Local Property Tax (LPT) has been deferred to November 2021, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has said. Deputy Farrell said this decision means that taxpayers will not be faced with increased LPT bills for 2021. Deputy Farrell said: “My Fine Gael colleague, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, has confirmed that with the new valuation date there…

Blue Star Programme registration open to primary schools in Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has urged local primary schools to register for the Blue Star Programme before the deadline of October 7th, 2020. Deputy Farrell said, “The Blue Star Programme gives young students the chance to learn about the European Union and participate in projects that highlight the EU and our role in it.” “Ireland has…

New Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme will support businesses in Fingal to expand their online presence

Successful applicants will receive grants of up to €40k A new Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme will support businesses in Fingal to expand their online presence, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has said. Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English TD, has launched a new €5.5 million Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme as announced in the Government’s July Jobs…

Once off payment of €1,000 will help sole traders

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has urged self employed people to avail of the newly revamped Enterprise Support Grant. Deputy Farrell said, “Previously this grant was available only to those starting up new businesses, however, this has been expanded to include sole traders who have had their income impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.” “The expansion is designed…

Significant expansion of the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will benefit many more families in Fingal

A significant expansion of the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will ensure that many more families in Fingal can benefit from it ahead of this school year, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Farrell said: “My colleague the Minister for Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands, Heather Humphreys, has confirmed to me that the…

Fingal County Council to receive funding of €3,403,340 for Housing Adaptation Grants

Fingal County Council will receive funding to support home adaptations for older people and those living with a disability in private houses, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Farrell said, “The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage has today announced allocations to local authorities worth a total of €73.75 million in 2020 for Housing Adaptation Grants. “These grants…

Stimulus package is Government’s commitment to business, jobs and recovery across Fingal

A new Employment Wage Support Scheme and extension of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment into next year will provide much needed certainty to businesses and individuals in Fingal, a Fine Gael Deputy Farrell has said Speaking after the Government’s July Stimulus package was announced, Deputy Farrell said the new €7.4bn suite of measures will help get Fingal’s businesses back on their…

Financial supports and help to address the digital divide at third level for students in Fingal – Farrell

A significant package to assist third level institutions with reopening and help end the digital divide will benefit students in Dublin Fingal, a Fine Gael Deputy said. Deputy Farrell said the €168 million package will ensure our third level institutions have the necessary tools to return to education in a safe manner and ensure all students can access remote learning.…

€3,045,760 for businesses in Fingal from the Government’s Restart Grant

A total of €3,045,760 has been approved and paid out to Fingal businesses under the Government’s Restart Grant to aid reopening after COVID-19, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Farrell said, “The Government’s Restart Grant involves direct grant aid to micro and small businesses of between €2,000 and €10,000, to help with the costs associated with reopening and re-employing…