Alan Farrell, TD
Alan Farrell is the Fine Gael Dáil spokesperson on Justice and is the Fine Gael Dáil Party Whip. He is a TD in the 32nd Dáil having previously been elected to the 31st Dáil as representative for Dublin North.
Prior to his election to Dáil Éireann, Alan had been working in local Government since 2004. At age 26 he was one of the youngest members elected to Fingal County Council. He was appointed as Mayor of Fingal in 2007.
Alan brings a diverse range of experience and expertise to his office in Dáil Eireann, particularly with reference to Dublin North. He is a former member of the Fingal County Enterprise Board, the Fingal Development Board, and the Drinan Enterprise Centre, which in 2010 attracted over 90 jobs to the Swords area.
He has held many notable positions with Fingal County Council, including Chairperson of the Fingal Joint Policing Committee for two years, Chairperson of Corporate Policy Group and Chairperson of the Organisational & Procedural Committee.
Alan has organised an annual Christmas Day GOAL Mile in Malahide Castle, raising over €18,000 since 2007 for the humanitarian charity.
He has a strong business background, and has successfully run his own small business for the past eight years.
He is committed to providing a strong voice for the people in his area and continues to work hard in order to make an impact on both a local and a national level.
News & Statements
Fan zones should be set up in Dublin for the FIFA Women’s World Cup this Summer – Farrell
Fan zones for this Summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup should be considered by Dublin City Council, Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has said.20th May 2023
Garda numbers on the increase across the country – Farrell
Garda numbers are on the increase across the country, a Fine Gael TD has said.7th May 2023
Sinn Féin knew about ‘Dowdall’ gun attack for last 9 years - Farrell
Sinn Féin have known for almost a decade that their party discussed with criminal Jonathan Dowdall a shooting incident at his uncle’s house and never admitted it until today, a Fine Gael TD has said.18th April 2023
Dedication and proactive policing results in 13,000 knife seizures by the Gardaí in last seven years – Farrell
Dedication and proactive policing by the Gardaí resulted in over 13,000 knife seizures throughout the country over the last seven years, according to Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell.7th April 2023
Sinn Féin leader must clarify if she backs O’Broin on social media post – Farrell
The Sinn Féin leader needs to say whether she agrees with her colleague Eoin O’Broin or whether she will ask him to apologise to An Garda Síochána.2nd April 2023
DART+ on track to provide high quality service to passengers – Farrell
Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has said that the unveiling of a prototype of new DART carriages signals an innovative departure in a more accessible and efficient fleet for all passengers.29th March 2023
Rise in demand for retrofits must be matched with resourcing or risk missing targets – Farrell
Residential retrofitting targets will be put at risk if adequate resourcing and support is not continually made available, according to Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell.23rd March 2023
Sinn Féin’s systematic & ideological opposition to home construction is surreal – Farrellalan
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has made it very clear her party’s representatives have systematically objected to almost 12,000 Dublin homes as it does not suit their ideological agenda, a Fine Gael TD has said.21st March 2023
Time for Sinn Féin to explain strategy of voting against badly needed homes – Farrell
The Sinn Féin leadership must give a full account in the Dáil about their strategy of objecting to or voting against homes, while they publicly decry Government which is ramping up the supply of housing, according to Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell.20th March 2023
The road not taken – delaying a ban on the sale of new fossil fuel cars will reduce demand for EVs – Farrell
A delay to the planned ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, deriving from an EU Directive, will hinder public ambition to reach our emissions targets, a Fine Gael TD has said.27th February 2023