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Important commitments made to the LGBTI+ community

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that the Programme for Government has set out important advancements to LGBTI+ rights in Ireland. Deputy Farrell said, “It has been five years since the passage of the Marriage Equality Referendum, however despite this success, there remains much work to be done to deliver full equality to our LGBTI+ citizens.”…

Making Ireland a leader in mental health services

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said comprehensive mental health policies are needed in new Government. Deputy Farrell said, “We need a whole of government approach to mental health in Ireland and I am pleased that the Programme for Government has set out an extensive range of initiatives to develop our existing approach to mental health.” “Included…

€514,451 secured so far by Fingal SMEs in Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has welcomed the news that €514,451 in support has been approved for local companies in Fingal who have availed of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme, as of June 12th. The scheme is managed by the Department of Communication, Climate Action & Environment in conjunction with the Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation.…

Life-saving, innovative 24/7 text service launches in Fingal

If you can’t talk about it, text about it A free, anonymous and inclusive text service has been launched to provide support for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Farrell said: “‘50808’ is a first of its kind for Ireland, a free 24/7 text service, providing everything from a calming…

We need to end the stigma associated with men’s mental health

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has called for an expansion of awareness campaigns on mental health issues as Men’s Health Week begins on Monday, June 15th. Deputy Farrell said, “Over the past number of years we have made progress in raising awareness about mental health issues, but this should be just the beginning, by re-doubling our efforts…

Major expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme to help small and micro enterprises in Fingal get online

A major expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme will help small and micro enterprises in Dublin Fingal to get their business online, Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has said. Deputy Farrell encouraged all suitable small businesses in Dublin Fingal to apply to help meet the ongoing trading challenges stemming from the COVID-19 crisis. Deputy Farrell said: “The expansion of…

Increasing infrastructure investment for electric vehicles important to encouraging continued take-up

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said that improving existing infrastructure investment to support electric vehicles will increase purchases of E-Vehicles. Deputy Farrell said, “This Government has taken proactive measures to make sure that we meet our responsibilities in limiting the worst effects of Climate Change, a challenge that is one of the most important that face…

Local communities in Dublin Fingal benefit from Community Enhancement Programme

Local communities in Dublin Fingal benefit from Community Enhancement Programme – Farrell Over €210,800 was provided to communities in rural and urban areas in the North County through the Community Enhancement Programme, supporting 71 projects, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said. Deputy Farrell said: “This Community Enhancement Programme provided funding to communities across the North County…