News & Statements
1,340km of North Dublin roads ignored by Department of Transport – Farrell
Local roads in Fingal have been ignored in the 2018 Regional and Local Road Grant Allocations made by the Department of Transport, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Experts to advise Committee on strategy to combat childhood obesity – Farrell
Budget 2018 builds on Fine Gael’s commitment to affordable childcare for working families – Farrell
Fine Gael is continuing its commitment to making childcare more affordable for working families with announcements today in Budget 2018, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Childcare supports benefiting up to 70,000 children come into effect – Farrell
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, Alan Farrell, said that as of today (Friday), extra childcare supports are available for up to 70,000 children and their families.
Census figures show the importance of Metro North & DART Extension projects – Farrell
Census figures show the importance of the Metro North and DART extension projects, a Fine Gael TD has said.
North County Dublin to benefit from competition in the bus market – Farrell
The North County is set to benefit from Dublin bus services opening up to competition says local Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrrell. The news comes as bus and rail operator ‘Go-Ahead’ has been announced as the winner of the tendering competition to operate 10% of Public Service Obligation bus services in Dublin (currently operated by Dublin Bus).
DAA creating 350 new jobs for Dublin Fingal
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the success of Dublin Airport and the news of an additional 350 jobs is a great boost for the area.
No. of tourists up 39% following years of neglect – Farrell
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the latest CSO tourism figures which show significant growth in the tourism sector since Fianna Fáil’s were booted from office.
Government will pay employers to hire long-term unemployed under new JobsPlus scheme
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the launch of JobsPlus, a new Government initiative aimed at incentivising employers to hire the long-term unemployed. It will see the State cover €1 out of every €4 it costs to hire someone off the Live Register.
Action Plan for Jobs helping to create 2,000 jobs a month
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the Government's Action Plan for Jobs is creating the conditions whereby 2,000 jobs per month are now being created in the private sector. Deputy Farrell's comments were made following the release of the Government's Action Plan for Jobs sixth quarterly progress report which showed that 160 out of 180 objectives have been delivered for the second quarter of 2013.