D’Arcy welcomes €90 million boost to small business

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2012 18:35

Senator Michael D'Arcy has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton of a new €90 million micro-finance scheme initiative aimed at creating  7,500 new jobs. The government backed micro-finance scheme will allow small business who have been refused credit by banks to access the money they need to startup, expand, create employment and contribute to the economic regeneration of Ireland. “The availability of credit is the lifeblood of business, nowhere moreso in the small business sector”, s

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D'Arcy disappointment at loss of Yoplait jobs

Published on Thursday, 17 May 2012 14:40

Fine Gael Senator for Wexford, Michael D'Arcy, has expressed his disappointment at the announcement of the loss of 45 jobs following the closure of the Yoplait plant at Inch, Gorey. “I was shocked and saddened to learn of the closure of the Yoplait plant at Inch and with it, the loss of 45 jobs. The welfare of the workers is very much in my mind. “The closure is all the more disappointing given that the parent company Glanbia is so profitable. I sincerely hope that the workers will depart on generous terms. “I will be contacting Joh

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Govt to increase business access to credit

Published on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 12:26

The Credit Guarantee Bill 2012, which has been published by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, will make it easier for small and medium businesses in Wexford to access credit and create jobs. “Access to credit is the biggest single challenge facing businesses across Wexford. Every week I meet local business people who express their frustration and dismay at their inability to access credit from the banks. Small and medium businesses need a reliable stream of credit to function, particularly in the current diff

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Wexford must benefit from IDA targets

Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 10:15

Fine Gael Senator Michael D'Arcy, has today (Tuesday) said that Wexford must benefit from the target set by IDA Ireland to have 50% of foreign direct investments based outside Dublin and Cork. In response to a Parliamentary Question, the Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Richard Bruton, said that IDA Ireland has been marketing a number of large towns, as key locations for such investments. “Tackling the jobs crisis is top of the Government's list of priorities. The Action Plan for Jobs launched earlier this week will help compan

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D’Arcy welcomes study which highlights viability of sugar beet industry

Published on Friday, 02 December 2011 14:21

Sugar Beet  Revival of beet industry could create 5,000 jobs   Today I welcomed a report which states that 5,000 jobs could be created by the revival of the sugar beet industry in Ireland. The feasibility study by the Irish Sugar Beet Bio-Refinery Group calls for the establishment of a bio-refinery plant in the southeast, which would produce sugar as well as ethanol from sugar beet and grain.   “This study provides proof, if needed, that the sugar beet industry was allowed to end prematurely in 2006 by the then Government. Sugar beet prices hav …

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D’Arcy secures €1m funding for Gorey Civic Amenity Centre & highlights FF stroke politics

Published on Friday, 07 October 2011 01:57

Gorey Business Park Following extensive discussions with the current Minister, Senator Michael D'Arcy is pleased to announce the allocation of €1 million towards the purchase and fitting out of the Civic Amenity Centre, to be located in Gorey Business Park in Ramstown. While the project has taken longer than anticipated, the outcome is as desired. The contract price has been agreed with the owner of the business park. It is now a matter for Wexford County Council to conclude the contracts and finalise the transfer of the recycling centre, which I hope they do …

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