Áine Collins TD

Áine was elected to Dáil Éireann to represent the Cork North-West constituency. Áine is a member of the Public Accounts Committee and the Joint Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Vice-Chair of the Fine Gael Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. 

As a qualified accountant and auditor, Áine has 20 years of experience in business development and management consultancy. She has run her own practice and worked in both start-up and established companies.
 
Her particular area of interest is the SME sector and she has contributed to the Action Plan for Jobs in this area.

Unemployment down almost 10% in a year - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has welcomed this week’s CSO figures showing that the numbers of people signing on to the Live Register has decreased by almost 10% year on year.

Collins welcomes Forfás review into mentoring and calls for swift implementation of recommendations

Fine Gael Cork North West Deputy, Áine Collins, has welcomed a new review of mentoring published by Forfás, which supports the key recommendations of a report produced on the same issue by Deputy Collins last year.

Speedy solution on Garda safety cameras is possible - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, today (Thursday) suggested a practical solution to ensure the sustainability of our national speed camera network. Deputy Collins was speaking after her questioning of the Garda Síochána Commissioner at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today (Thursday), on the management and effectiveness of Go Safe Cameras.

Hundreds of new jobs for Cork announced this week - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has today (Friday) reflected on a positive week for Cork following announcements of hundreds of new jobs this week.

O’Sullivan report contains practical proposals on how to boost entrepreneurship – Collins

Fine Gael Cork North West TD and member of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Aine Collins, has today (Tuesday) said that the report from the Entrepreneurship Forum, chaired by Sean O’Sullivan, contains practical proposals on how to boost our number of successful entrepreneurs. Deputy Collins was speaking after the former Dragon’s Den star appeared before the Jobs Committee to discuss the report’s contents.