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-  Emma Hynes

Allocation of funding will lead the way for future investment in jobs – Bernard J Durkan TD

Fine Gael TD for Kildare North, Bernard J Durkan, has today (Thursday) warmly welcomed the announcement by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD, that funding has been allocated to allow Kildare County Council accept the €29 million tender for the upgrade and expansion of the wastewater treatment plant in Leixlip.

-  Daniel Rowan

Feighan welcomes €22.5m allocation of LEADER funding to Roscommon and Leitrim

Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the total allocation of €22.5 million in LEADER funding to Roscommon and Leitrim. The €22.5 million is part of a total pot of the remaining €70 million being released to Local Development Companies (LDCs) around the country.

-  Emma Hynes

Doherty welcomes €15 million for Meath in revised allocations under the LEADER elements of the RDP

Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regina Doherty, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD, that it has revised the allocation to the Local Development Company (LDC) in Meath under the LEADER elements of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2007-2013. The €15 million allocated to Meath is part of a total pot of the remaining €70 million being released to LDCs around the country.

-  Daniel Rowan

Doyle encourages Wicklow residents to apply for N11 upgrade jobs

Fine Gael TD for Wicklow, Andrew Doyle, has encouraged local residents to apply online for jobs that are available as a result of the N11 upgrade. News of the local recruitment of staff for the project follows on from the deal signed last month by BAM Construction and the Government to get the work underway in the coming weeks.

-  Deborah Sweeney

Conway congratulates Pakey on appointment as CEO at Shannon Airport

Fine Gael Clare Senator, Martin Conway, has welcomed the announcement by the Board of Shannon Airport Authority PLC (Shannon Airport) of the appointment of Neil Pakey as the company’s new CEO. The announcement was made today by the Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Leo Varadkar TD.

-  Susan Moss

Kehoe welcomes signing of €6million contract for Gorey Sewerage Scheme

WEXFORD Minister of State and Government Chief Whip, Paul Kehoe TD has welcomed Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD's decision to approve funding for Wexford County Council to accept a tender to the value of €6,346,023 for the Gorey Sewerage Scheme - Extension of Courtown Wastewater Treatment Plant.

-  Susan Moss

Wexford schools and roads included in €160 million capital investments - Kehoe

GOVERNMENT Chief Whip Paul Kehoe TD has welcomed an announcement this afternoon from Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD that three Wexford schools and Wexford's road network are included in a €160 million of Government capital investments.

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