Netwatch merger great news for Carlow- Deering
Fine Gael TD Pat Deering has welcomed the merger of Carlow-based Netwatch with UK & US monitoring companies to form new global security powerhouse following investment from The Riverside Company.
Minister McHugh announces almost 1 million euro in improvements for private, local and rural roads in Donegal
€884,000 will be spent in the county in the latest round of funding to repair and improve rural roads providing access to homes, farms, tourist spots and local amenities. It takes funding through the LIS scheme in Donegal to more than €4.2million in the last two years.
McHugh announces more than €10 million in funding for Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) for disadvantaged communities in Donegal
Donegal is on course to receive a total of more than €10million over the next five years, which for this year alone includes €1,058,745 for Donegal Local Development Company (DLDC), €597,180 for the Inishowen Development Partnership and €352,992 for Gaeltacht areas. There is no doubt that this funding will be of huge benefit to these areas and communities which have been affected in the past by cutbacks and unemployment.
Fing-LUAS works must be sped up to keep project on track - Rock
Preparatory works are needed in Finglas to keep the Luas project on track, a Fine Gael TD has said.
McHugh secures Government commitment for 1916 Commemorative Medals for all Fire Service personnel
I am delighted to be able to announce this honour to mark the vital contribution by so many selfless firefighters and crews and everything they do on a daily basis to save and protect life and shape our country. The nation’s fire services were not formally recognised with the 1916 Commemorative Medals during the centenary. That oversight will now be put right.
European investment in rural broadband is a positive step - Mulherin
The European Investment Bank announcement of funding for the National Broadband Plan will help the roll out of broadband across Mayo, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Folic Acid an obvious solution to Neural Tube Defects – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for the mandatory fortification of flour with Folic Acid.
New school is great news for Citywest - Brophy
The announcement of a new secondary school for the Citywest/Saggart area is great news for the community, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Decathlon to bring more investment and capacity to create 100 jobs in Ballymun– Rock
A French sportswear chain has reached agreement with Dublin City Council to buy a large site in Ballymun which has the potential generate up to 100 jobs, a Fine Gael TD has said.
McHugh Encourages Donegal Graduates with Early-Stage Start-Ups to Apply for €500,000 fund
I want entrepreneurial students and graduates to think hard about competing in this €500,000 fund. It will provide up to €50,000 in equity for up to 10 successful applicants. This incentive is designed to accelerate the growth of start-up companies that have the capability to succeed in global markets.