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.
Work on Deansgrange stream gets the green light – Mitchell O’Connor
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the announcement of €148,500 in funding for the realignment of the stream and embankment at Deansgrange.
Doherty attends opening of new state of the art pharmaceutical storage facility in Ashbourne
Fine Gael Meath East TD, Regina Doherty, last Friday (April 26th) attended the opening of the new Expeditors facility in Ashbourne, which will use state of the art technology to provide cold storage for multinational and indigenous healthcare companies. Expeditors is a global logistics company, which is listed on the Fortune 500.
Coffey encourages people to visit Waterford as national tourism numbers rise by 7.4%
Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, has said the increase in tourism figures of 7.4% in the first three months of 2013 compared to the same time last year will have a positive impact on the entire Irish economy. Deputy Coffey outlined the critical role the services sector is playing in Ireland’s recovery, saying that the number of tourists visiting Ireland will lead to more business opportunities which will generate additional income for every town and village.
€90m LEADER funding to boost many community projects in rural areas - Feighan
Fine Gael TD for Roscommon/South Leitrim, Frank Feighan, has said the release of €90 million in LEADER funding by the Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD, will now provide the financial impetus for many important community projects in Roscommon, Leitrim and across the country.
Butler welcomes funding for Meath Partnership under LEADER programme
Fine Gael Meath West TD, Ray Butler, has welcomed the announcement that funding is being allocated to Meath Partnership. The Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD, has released a total of €90 million of funding under the LEADER elements of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013.
Retained fire fighters to be allowed access to social welfare schemes – Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Deputy, Paudie Coffey, has said that retained fire fighters will be able to access social protection support payments following a decision made by the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD. Deputy Coffey has met many of the retained fire fighters in Waterford who were anxious to have access to these supports re-instated and will be glad to hear that Minister Burton will be approving this measure in the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2013 which will becoming before the Oireachtas soon.
Mitchell O’Connor and Min. Fitzgerald focus on women, children and families in Dun Laoghaire
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, will tomorrow (Thursday) welcome the Minister for Children, Frances Fitzgerald TD, to Dun Laoghaire, where the Minister will officially open the Cottage Home Family Support Service, visit the Harold Primary School and address the Women in Business Alliance at the Dun Laoghaire Chamber of Commerce.