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.

Meeting to discuss the “Future of Farming”- Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has announced a public meeting entitled “The Future of Farming”, to be held in Millstreet, Cork on Thursday, 30th April. The meeting will take place in the Wallis Arms Hotel at 8pm.

European access to credit will assist dairy farmers to capitalise on the abolition of quotas – Collins

Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins, has welcomed the announcement by the EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan, of model guarantee system ensuring access to credit for farmers, as a result of a new memorandum of understanding agreed between the EU and the European Investment Bank this week.

No ideas, no policies, no women – Collins

Fine Gael, Cork North-West TD, Áine Collins asks where are the ideas, policies and women as Shane Ross, Michael Fitzmaurice, Finian McGrath and John Halligan gather today. Ross’ long muted “Independent Alliance” is holding an invite only, behind closed doors, meeting in Tullamore today (Saturday).

Rural communities set to benefit most from dairy investments - Collins

“Rural communities are set to benefit most from the recent significant investments in the dairy industry”, says Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Áine Collins.

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.