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.
Ten Post Offices in Waterford closed under Fianna Fáil’s watch — Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Senator Paudie Coffey said Fine Gael has halted the rapid decline in our post office network which took place under Fianna Fáil administrations.
Football in the Community Programme scores additional funding to transform young lives- Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford senator, Paudie Coffey, said a €24,000 Government cash injection for the Waterford City Football in the Community Programme will make soccer even more accessible to local youngsters.
Minister Coffey welcomes Further Support for Farmers Worst Affected by Recent Flood Damage
Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has today (Thursday) welcomed details of further assistance to farmers worst hit in those areas that were most severely affected by the recent floods.
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.
Economic recovery allows for €9.2 million investment in Waterford roads – Minister Coffey
Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has today (Tuesday) welcomed the news that €9.2 million has been allocated to Waterford for road improvement and maintenance works. The funding is part of a €298 million national investment programme for 2016 for regional and local roads.
Minister Coffey welcomes signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Waterford Hospice Movement and HSE
Fine Gael Waterford Minister Paudie Coffey has welcomed the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Waterford Hospice Movement and HSE. This news was confirmed to him by his Ministerial Colleague, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar TD.
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.