News & Statements
Green Party have questions to answer requesting withdrawal of financing of young farmers – Phelan
The Green Party must answer questions regarding its views on agricultural investment in light of MEP Ciarán Cuffe’s letter to banks requesting them to withdraw financing from young farmers, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Climate Bill must ensure the continued viability of sustainable Irish farming – Phelan
The Climate Bill must not undermine the continued viability of sustainable Irish farming, a Fine Gael TD John Paul Phelan has said.
Massive boost for Kilkenny and Carlow with €28 million from the Urban Regeneration Fund
Carlow and Kilkenny have received a massive boost with almost €28m for transport, access and public improvement projects to regenerate and revitalise urban communities across the counties.
SIPO need to examine use of Sinn Féin funds – Phelan
A Fine Gael TD is requesting the Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPO) examines Sinn Féin’s financial operations as it emerged the party coffers are being used on either side of the border to take out online advertisements on social media giant, Facebook.
Failure to correct Dáil record shows Lisa Chambers does not respect integrity of voting system – Phelan
Deputy Lisa Chambers has shown a blatant disregard for the integrity and importance of the Dáil voting system, a Fine Gael Minister of State has said.
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’.