FF can’t be trusted on pensions – just like all its other policies

Don’t be fooled by FF slamming SF’s pensions policy which it first proposed – Harris FF can’t be trusted on pensions – just like all its other policies   Minister of State for Finance, Simon Harris, has today warned voters that Fianna Fáil cannot be trusted on pensions policy. He pointed out that Fianna Fáil […]

Creating Innovative, Competitive SME’s

We must help small businesses to be more competitive, more innovative and more export focussed through a range of measures including: An extra €300 million for Enterprise Ireland, as part of the €4 billion Jobs Investment Fund, to provide additional support to small businesses Boost by €1bn per year in new sources of finance to […]

Dubai Duty Free to Double Prize Fund for Busk and Food Festival and Best Dressed Shop Competition

Following the huge success of the inaugural Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Busk and Food Festival and the Best Dressed Shop Front competition last June, Dubai Duty Free, will once again support this wonderful local initiative this June. The Dubai Duty Free Busk and Food Festival 2016 will run on the Saturday before the derby, […]

Business: Growing Irish Exports by 6-8%

From 2000 onwards the Irish economy steadily lost its competitiveness on international markets and our economy became increasingly dependent on the domestic economy to create jobs – in particular the construction sector and public sector jobs. Between 2000 and 2007 65% of jobs growth occurred in the construction and public sectors. Just 1% of new jobs […]

Jobs: Blueprint to Grow Jobs

If we don’t grow jobs, tax reductions and public service investment won’t happen. No more boom and bust, no more reckless waste of taxpayers’ money, no more sense of a crisis.  Fine Gael’s Long Term Economic Plan has three steps. 1. More and Better Jobs – 200,000 extra jobs by 2020 supported by a €4 billion […]

Crime: Kildare needs 170 Additional Gardai

Kildare South, Fine Gael, General Election candidate, Fiona McLoughlin Healy has called on the Garda Commissioner, Noirin O’Sullivan to urgently deal with the problem of low Garda numbers in Co. Kildare. Speaking this week from her constituency office in Newbridge, Co. Kildare she said, “in light of the recent gangland style shootings in Dublin the […]

Business: FF’s blatant disregard for the tourism sector continues

Tourism a major driver of recovery but ignored in FF manifesto – Donohoe Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and Fine Gael General Election candidate for Dublin Central, Paschal Donohoe, has today (Friday) said that the glaring omission of a tourism section from the Fianna Fáil manifesto clearly demonstrates the Party’s blatant disregard for the […]