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.

Collins calls for hen harrier farmer representation on new steering group

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has urged the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD to consider including a member of the Irish Farmers with Designated Land (IFDL) to be included on a new steering group to formulate a threat response plan for hen harriers.

End to discrimination against ‘Old Young farmers’ - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North Wet, Áine Collins, has welcomed the news that ‘Old Young Farmers’ are to be classed as a “group suffering a specific disadvantage”, bringing to an end an anomaly that meant they were discriminated against when it comes to supports to young farmers.

Significant and well timed investment in Cork’s dairy industry - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has welcomed a significant and well timed investment in the Cork dairy industry, as local farmers prepare for the abolition of milk quotas.

Retail figures show growth in confidence - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has said that retail sales figures for 2014 show that confidence has returned to our economy.

New passport card will mean efficient travel for business people - Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has today (Monday) welcomed the introduction of a new passport card saying it will bring about new efficiencies for business travellers.