Fiona Doyle - Courage Incarnate

Published on Monday, 28 January 2013 10:13

Fiona Doyle is a courageous woman who in the face of the most heinous circumstances has managed to stay normal. Her tortuous road has been a very long one. That dark road was filled with loneliness and dread. Her innocence and childhood were stolen from her by the very person that should have been her protector. Such unfathomable depravity and breach of trust leaves deep psychological scars - some of which never quite heal over. Fiona somehow dug deep to the very core of her amazing personality and with her innate courage was able to bring her …

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Irony of FF assisting those in mortgage distress will be lost on no-one

Published on Thursday, 22 November 2012 13:52

Property Tax first proposed by Fianna Fáil in 2009 now shied away from in a blatantly populist move Fine Gael Senator Michael D'Arcy, has today (Thursday) said the irony of Fianna Fáil attempting to assist struggling home-owners through measures announced in its pre-Budget submission launched today will be lost on no-one. “Let us never forget that any measure that needs to be introduced to help home-owners who have been saddled with crippling mortgage debt, many of whom are now living in inadequate housing that is worth half of what they …

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Vote YES for children

Published on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 13:59

On Saturday 10th November I am asking you to vote for better protection for children, better support of families and to put children first – I'm asking you to vote yes.  For the first time, the Constitution will take a child-centred approach to the protection of all children and will allow for the State to better support families who are struggling, rather than wait for a situation to reach crisis point before intervening. There are a number of reasons why I am asking you to vote yes: 1. To protect children Disgracefully there are 1,5 …

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D’Arcy slams AIB over rate rise

Published on Thursday, 04 October 2012 22:44

Fine Gael Senator for Wexford, Michael D'Arcy, today (Thursday 4th October), slammed AIB over its latest unnecessary interest rate rise.  “This is the second increase in the last two months, despite the fact that the ECB rate has remained unchanged. AIB state that they need to return their mortgage business to profitability, but in my view this move will only add to the significant stress that people are already under, and in many instances will only serve to push people into arrears”.  This rate rise will add an additional €30 per mo …

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Disadvantaged Areas Scheme and AEOS payments will be welcomed by farmers after difficult summer

Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 14:07

Fine Gael Senator Michael D'Arcy, has today (25th September) welcomed the announcement by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, of the payment of two vital funding schemes for farmers: 1. The Disadvantaged Areas Scheme (DAS) - €154m; and 2. The reopening of the Agri-Environmental Options Scheme (AEOS) to new entrants - €20m “The combination of these two announcements will provide a welcome boost to the farming community. Payments under the 2012 DAS will start issuing on schedule this week, delivering a total of €154 million to fa …

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Parents and legislators need to be vigilant to ensure children are protected from cyber stalkers

Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 20:04

Fine Gael Senator for Wexford, Michael D'Arcy, has today (Wednesday) said that legislators and parents need to be more vigilant against the threat posed to children by cyber stalkers. Senator D'Arcy was debating the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Bill 2012. “This Bill is further evidence that this Government values our young and vulnerable and it is an immense pity that it took the abuse of countless children to get us to this point. The publication of the wording of the Children's Referendum today underlines the G …

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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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