Senator Paudie Coffey

Seanad Spokesperson on Housing, Planning and Local Government

News & Statements

Bank on Coffey to fight for services for Kilmacthomas

In light of news that Bank of Ireland has reduced services for customers in Kilmacthomas, local Fine Gael Senator, Paudie Coffey has raised the matter at the highest levels on behalf of local people and businesses.

Universal Social Charge is Unfair; Fine Gael will Abolish it – Minister Coffey

Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has stated that the USC is an unfair tax that was introduced by Fianna Fail in 2010 as the economy collapsed around them. The USC was an emergency tax that was only intended for the short term. Minister Coffey re-affirmed his commitment that if Fine Gael are re-elected to government in a few weeks’ time they will abolish the tax by 2020.

Minister Coffey announces €7.3 million of Social Housing Projects for Waterford

Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey, who has responsibility for Housing, has announced a further €7.3 million worth of Social Housing projects for Waterford City and County. Minister Coffey said that was a further investment in Social Housing in Waterford will deliver an additional 46 housing units for people on the Social Housing waiting list in Waterford and is part of the €35 million worth of funding he has secured from his Department’s budget for Social Housing in Waterford from 2015- 2017.

€40 million for replacement Residential Care Homes in Waterford – Minister Coffey

Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has welcomed €40 million worth of funding for Residential Care Homes in Waterford. Minister Coffey said the two projects that will benefit are St Patrick’s Hostpital and St Joseph’s Hospital in Dungarvan and he has commended the work of both communities in delivering these projects for Waterford City and County.

Another Step in the Right Direction for North Quays – Minister Coffey

Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has said that he expects the North Quays Site in Waterford City to be designated as a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) at tomorrow’s cabinet meeting. Minister Coffey said that this designation will bring certainty to the entire brownfield site on the North Side of the River Suir that has the potential to be a game-changer for Our City and Our Region.

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Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2.
Phone: 016183000


62 Mayors Walk
Phone: 051853867