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-  Sarah Meade

Meath FG TDs welcome announcement of major funding to repair local and regional roads

Fine Gael Meath TDs have today (Wednesday) welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD, that €50 million is being made available to repair regional and local road surfaces across the country. The package has been announced as part of the Government’s Investing in Infrastructure and Jobs plan.

-  Sarah Meade

€6.4bn Strategic Investment Fund will create jobs and stimulate the economy – Doherty

Fine Gael Meath East TD, Regina Doherty, has today (Friday) said that the new Strategic Investment Fund, set to be established by the Government, will create jobs and stimulate the economy. Under new plans published by the Government, the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) will be used by the Government to provide €6.4 billion for commercial investment.

-  Sarah Meade

Coastal walk will attract extra tourists to the North Clare region – Conway

Clare Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway has today (Friday) welcomed the opening of a new walking route from Doolin to Liscannor via the Cliffs of Moher, saying it will help to attract extra tourists to the North Clare area. Senator Conway is due to attend the official opening of the 12km route later today.

-  Deborah Sweeney

Coffey welcomes €2.8m of approved funding for Cheekpoint Sewerage Scheme

Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, has the announcement by Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD, that he has approved €2.8 million of funding for the construction of the Cheekpoint Sewerage Scheme, Sewerage Network Upgrade and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Build Contract. This funding is part of the Seven Villages Sewerage Scheme and is included in the Minister’s Water Services Investment Programme, which will lead to improved water quality in the area when the works are completed.

-  Sarah Meade

€22 million investment by CPL Fuels to create 142 new sustainable jobs in Foynes – Neville

Fine Gael Limerick TD, Dan Neville, has today (Friday) warmly welcomed the announcement by CPL Fuels Ireland that it is investing €22 million in a new manufacturing plant at Foynes Port, with the creation of 142 new jobs. Deputy Neville attended the official announcement, which was made by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, and the Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD, earlier today.

-  Sarah Meade

Coghlan welcomes opening of new Kenmare community hospital

Fine Gael Kerry Senator and Seanad Chief Whip, Paul Coghlan has welcomed confirmation from the HSE that it is now in possession of the new community hospital in Kenmare. Senator Coghlan made his comments yesterday (Wednesday) during Order of Business in the Seanad.

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