News & Statements
Once in a generation chance to tackle domestic violence – Farrell
We must seize the moment in the months ahead and build on solid Government commitments to make significant changes to how we support victims and survivors of domestic violence in Ireland, according to Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell.
Public meeting on gender based violence to allow for important engagement – Farrell
Gender based violence will be the focus of a meeting attended tomorrow evening by Justice Minister Helen McEntee, her party colleagues and the National Women’s Council of Ireland.
Retrofitting targets will require skilled workers and educational support – Farrell
In order to hit our retrofitting targets, we will need to ensure there is a strong supply of skilled workers, Dublin Fingal TD Alan Farrell has said.
Significant increase in funding support will see tens of thousands of homes benefit from retrofitting – Farrell
Dublin Fingal TD Alan Farrell has said that the boost in home energy upgrade supports agreed by Cabinet today will see tens of thousands of homes benefit from the scheme.
New measures to support Irish horticulture must deliver results and clarity – Farrell
Dublin Fingal TD and Fine Gael Climate Action Spokesperson, Deputy Alan Farrell, has said that while the support measures announced today are welcome, it is imperative that the Irish horticulture sector is given clarity around supply of peat as soon as possible.
Over 700 incidents of anti-social behaviour recorded by Luas this year – Farrell
High rates of anti-social behaviour and vandalism on the Luas highlights the need for urgent action to combat this alarming trend, according to Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell.
56% increase in domestic abuse incidents in 5 years – Farrell
Dublin Fingal and Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has said that an epidemic of domestic abuse is ripping through Irish society, following information provided by the Department of Justice in response to a Parliamentary Question he tabled in the Dáil.
DART northern line capacity must increase as extra carriages secured – Farrell
Capacity on the Dart’s northern commuter line from Dublin city through Fingal and onto surrounding regions must be increased with more carriages secured, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Over €51 million euro worth of controlled drugs and 151 arrests made so far in 2021 – Farrell
Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell, has said that the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) has had significant success in disrupting criminal gangs involved in the drug trade in 2021.
211 Dart carriages vandalised since start of the year at a cost of over €500,000 – Farrell
Over 200 Dart carriages have been vandalised since the start of the year at a cost of over €500,000, according to Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell.