News & Statements
Nine year campaign to recognise and protect hurling and camogie globally ends in success – Minister Phelan
Hurling fanatic and Junior Minister, John Paul Phelan, TD, is delighted that a campaign he began almost a decade ago to give hurling and camogie coveted world status has finally borne fruit.
UPC’s decision to axe post office payment option causing concern – Phelan
“UPC’s decision to axe its payments system through the post office network nation-wide is causing distress for some of its rural customers and the company needs to show some leeway in the transition period”, according to Fine Gael Carlow Kilkenny TD, John Paul Phelan.
Phelan encourages farmers to attend Kilkenny CAP information meeting
Fine Gael Carlow Kilkenny TD, John Paul Phelan, has encouraged local farmers to attend a meeting on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) taking place in Kilkenny on Friday, 13th March 2015. The meeting forms part of a series of 14 regional information meetings in relation to CAP implementation.
Increased support for new business in all regions central to growing jobs market – Phelan
“The economic recovery is underway but more needs to be done to grow jobs in all regions and to support new business; this is the key goal of this year’s Action Plan for Jobs”, says John Paul Phelan, Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny.
‘Song of the Sea’ puts Kilkenny on the world stage – Phelan
Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, John Paul Phelan, today (Thursday) congratulated Kilkenny animation company Cartoon Saloon for its Oscar nomination for ‘Song of the Sea’.
FF criticism of broadband to 500,000 homes confirms their policy paralysis – Phelan
Fine Gael TD for Carlow Kilkenny, John Paul Phelan, today (Thursday) said the Government’s National Broadband Plan is delivering, as demonstrated by announcements this week which will see broadband provided to at least 500,000 homes and businesses across the country.