Collins welcomes extension of scheme to help farmers during fodder shortage
Fine Gael Cork North West Deputy, Áine Collins, has welcomed the extension of the Imported Fodder Transport Scheme (IFTS), which will now run until 10th May, saying it will go some way to alleviating the pressure on farmers who are struggling as a result of the fodder shortage.
Deputy Feighan welcomes €173,000 in Leader funding for major quad biking leisure project
Fine Gael Roscommon/South Leitrim TD, Frank Feighan, has welcomed the approval of €172,793 in LEADER funding for the development of an outdoor recreational and amenity facility for quad biking in Springfield, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Roscommon.
7,750 missed appointments at local hospitals in 2012 restricts ability to see new patients - Feighan
Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim said that the high level of no show patients at local hospitals is restricting the ability to see new patients. Deputy Feighan was commenting after it emerged that more than 7,750 patients failed to turn up for appointments at Roscommon and Portiuncula Hospitals in 2012.
Extension of imported fodder transport scheme will provide further relief for Meath farmers – McEntee
Fine Gael Meath East TD, Helen McEntee, has said that the decision of the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD, to extend the imported fodder transport scheme should provide further relief for Meath farmers struggling to cope with shortages. Deputy McEntee added that Minister Coveney is continuing to monitor the fodder situation on a daily basis.
All sides working to alleviate fodder shortage – D’arcy
Representation to Ag Minister will have direct benefit for Louth farmersFine Gael Louth Senator, Jim D’arcy, has welcomed the extension by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD, of the duration of the Imported Fodder Transport Scheme (IFTS), which he said will have a direct impact on farmers experiencing difficult in the Louth region.
Extension of Dublin Bike Scheme will bring benefits for local areas and local businesses – Byrne & Byrne
Fine Gael Dublin South Central Deputy, Catherine Byrne, and Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr Clare Byrne, have this morning (Saturday) welcomed the agreement of a new €35 million deal between Dublin City Council and JC Decaux to extend the Dublin Bike Scheme.
Over 2,000 jobs to be created by Glanbia development at Belview Port – Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, today (Tuesday) said news that more than 2,000 jobs are to be created by Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited (GIIL) through the development of a world-class dairy facility in Belview on the Waterford/Kilkenny border will act as a stimulus to the entire region, providing much needed jobs both directly and indirectly.
2,000+ jobs for the South East will bring wealth of opportunity for farming communities – O’Neill
Fine Gael Senator for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat O’Neill, has welcomed the announcement of more than 2,000 jobs to be created through the development of a world-class dairy facility by Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited (GIIL) at Belview on the Kilkenny/Waterford border.
Keating welcomes N7 Newlands Cross upgrade
Local Fine Gael TD for Dublin Mid-West, Derek Keating, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar TD, of the contracts being signed for the N7 Newlands Cross fly-over.
Kehoe welcomes signing of N11 contract for Motorway from Jack Whites to the Beehive
Minister Paul Kehoe has welcomed the news that the multi- million contract for the N11 Arklow to Rathnew road scheme, from Jack White's Pub to the Beehive, has been signed.