Ireland can become a global leader in hosting sporting events

Published on Friday, 19 September 2014 17:01

Fine Gael Wexford Senator Michael D'Arcy has welcomed the news that Ireland is to host four matches in the Euro 2020 football championships. “The news that Ireland is to host four Euro 2020 games is a fantastic boost for Ireland. “Last year was a great year for Irish tourism thanks to The Gathering, and so far 2014 has been the best year for tourism in the past ten years.  Thousands of jobs have been created as a result. Hosting European Championship games here is good for sport in this country but also represents a real boost for touris …

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D'Arcy urges community youth organisations to apply for National Lottery

Published on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 09:28

Wexford Senator Michael D'Arcy today urged community and voluntary youth organisations to apply to a national lottery discretionary fund. “The fund which comes under the Department of Children and Youth Affairs provides one off grants to youth organisations. “The scheme is targeting small scale projects with the level of funds awarded typically less than €20,000. In all cases applicants should ensure that proposals demonstrate how a meaningful and complete project can be progressed to completion with a grant of this scale. “This gr …

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D’Arcy secures funds for sheltered housing

Published on Thursday, 01 December 2011 14:30

kilanerin I am delighted to announce the allocation of a significant grant from the Dept of Environment for €667,000 for the construction and fit out of 6 sheltered housing units in Kilanerin. The Kilanerin Ballyfad Community Development Association (KBCDA) had applied for funding for a number of years but to no avail. However, with funds unspent in the Capital Assistance Scheme, I believed that Kilanerin  was perfectly placed to advance their project, that is shovel ready. There is some paperwork to be concluded between the KBCDA, Wexford Co Co and …

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Croke Park conversation

Published on Monday, 28 November 2011 14:32

D'Arcy emphasises the need for innovation and efficiency, not blanket agreements in the public sector This government faces unprecedented challenges. Whilst restoring order to our public finances and regaining our economic sovereignty, we must also protect the welfare of all our society. Our public spending policy must strike a balance between all interests. For this ambitious goal the government must be capable of exercising all necessary powers.  Following discussions in relation to potential cutbacks for services in education and health, …

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Time to get ready for winter – D’Arcy

Published on Wednesday, 09 November 2011 12:18

Michael D'Arcy  Government launches severe winter readiness campaign Fine Gael Senator for Wexford, Michael D'Arcy, has urged people across Wexford to make sure they are ready for any severe weather that may lie ahead in the coming months. Senator D'Arcy was speaking today (Wednesday) as the Government launched its Winter Ready Campaign. “Last year the country was ground to a veritable halt due to heavy snowfall and severe icy conditions. The cold snap had a significant impact on people's lives, and on the economy. While we can't prevent these severe w

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D’Arcy welcomes grant aid for Wexford

Published on Friday, 14 October 2011 00:52

Wexford Crest Fine Gael Senator for Wexford Michael D'Arcy has expressed delight at the number of Sports Capital Grants for Wexford announced by the Minister of State for Sport, Michael Ring, late last night. “Due to our current economic situation, we are unsure of the immediate future of grants of any description. While the amount of funding available for this round may not match the amounts available in the years of the Celtic Tiger, when taken in conjunction with County Council funding, they will allow real improvements to be made to local sporting f …

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Generations of Public Service

michael darcy Did you know Michael Darcy Senior (Michael's Father) has served as a public representative for North Wexford and Fine Gael since the 70's, playing a huge part in various projects and amenities.

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