D’Arcy welcomes Bill to inform parents on paedophiles' location

Published on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 09:18

Fine Gael Senator Michael D'Arcy has welcomed Minister for Justice Alan Shatter's confirmation that provisions for an Irish version of “Megan's Law” will be included in upcoming legislation. Minister Shatter was responding to a Bill submitted by Independent TD Denis Naughten. Michael debating with Minister Shatter in the Seanad Legislation expected shortly While details of the Bill are not yet clear, it is thought it will include the formation of the Information on Child Sex Offenders Scheme (ICSO), where concerned parents can request in …

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Investec's arrival to give first-time home buyers a chance again - D'Arcy

Published on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 15:44

Investec announced earlier today (Tuesday 20th August) that they were to enter the Irish mortgage market. I believe that this is very good news for existing mortgage holders, as the market is badly lacking any competition right now, but this is particularly good news for first-time-buyers who have been effectively locked out of the market since the onset of the financial crisis five years ago. Increased competition Investec's arrival will increase competition for variable and fixed interest mortgage payers who have seen their monthly paymen …

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Congratulations to Helen McEntee Ireland’s newest TD!

Published on Friday, 29 March 2013 19:36

I would like to pass on my most sincere congratulations to Ireland and Fine Gael's newest TD, Helen McEntee, for Meath East.  Enda, Helen and Michael on the canvass trail in Meath.  Helen fought an incredible campaign under the most testing economic circumstances in the history of the State and I am delighted that she was victorious in the end. Helen received 9,356 first preferences (38% of the vote) and was declared elected to Dail Eireann after the third count. She is now the youngest female TD in the Dail and I am sure that she will br …

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CAP negotiations bring good news for farmers in Wexford - D'Arcy

Published on Thursday, 21 March 2013 13:22

Fine Gael Wexford Senator Michael D'Arcy, has welcomed the agreement reached by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD, on the new round of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments. “The new CAP payments brokered by Minister Coveney represents a fantastic result for farmers in Wexford. The agriculture ministers endorsed the principle of flexibility in the way in which direct payments are to be distributed within Member States. This is known here as internal convergence. This had been the outstanding issue in the negotiations from an Iri …

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75% decrease in trolley figures at Wexford Hospital

Published on Monday, 11 February 2013 18:06

Fine Gael Wexford Senator, Michael D'Arcy, today 11th February, said the reduction in the number of patients on trolleys at Wexford hospital is a sign that the Government's plan for radical reform of our health service is reaping results. “Where Wexford Hospital is concerned, the number of people on trolleys at the end of 2012 when compared with the end of 2011 was down by 75% i.e. a reduction from a staggering 3,846 patients down to 962 patients." "Comparing month by month, in January 2011, 344 people were waiting on trolleys at Wexford Ho …

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D'Arcy debates Gorey Garda station downgrading with Minister Shatter

Published on Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:13

Senator Michael D'Arcy debated strongly with Minister for Justice & Equality Alan Shatter yesterday on the rationale behind the downgrading of Gorey Garda station. Click on the picture below to view:   Full transcript: Senator Michael D'Arcy: In tabling this motion, I am trying to delve into the rationale for the decision by senior gardaí to amalgamate the Gorey and Enniscorthy districts. When this matter was first brought to my attention I raised with senior gardaí, as issues which in my view are relevant, the level of growth in …

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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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