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