Budget is good news for family farm income, disadvantaged farmers and beef sector – D’Arcy

Category: Agriculture
Published on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 19:33

Fine Gael Senator for Wexford, Michael D'Arcy, has said that Budget 2014 will protect the incomes of family farms, support small farm holdings in disadvantaged areas and invest in the future of the national suckler cow herd. “I believe that the measures announced in Budget 2014 will safeguard family farm income and I am delighted by the €23 million extra funding for the suckler cow scheme. The income of farmers in disadvantaged areas has also been protected. That this has all been achieved despite the enormous budgetary pressure is highly …

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Budget strong on family and tourism friendly measures – D’Arcy

Category: Jobs
Published on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 18:09

Fine Gael Senator for Wexford, Michael D'Arcy, has today Tuesday said that Budget 2014 will protect middle and lower income families and hailed the announcement in today's Budget that free GP care will be provided to all children aged five and under.   Children prioritised - free GP care for under 5's - class sizes protected “It is clear to me that Budget 2014 will help hard pressed families in Wexford. Child benefit and class sizes have been protected and all families with children aged 5 and under will now have free GP cards. Despite sig …

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D'Arcy welcomes 2013 Environmental Partnership Fund

Category: Environment
Published on Thursday, 05 September 2013 13:50

Fine Gael Senator for Dublin, Michael D'Arcy, has today (Thursday, September 5th 2013) welcomed the launch by the Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD, of the 2013 Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund. This fund, which has operated since 1997, supports local environmental initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups. “I want to commend Minister Hogan in particular for the additional allocation of €400,000 this year, which is an increase on the €337,000 allocation for 2012. Minister Hogan has d …

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34,000 rise in employment shows that Gov't measures are working – D'Arcy

Category: Jobs
Published on Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:28

Senator Michael D'Arcy, has today (Thursday 29th August) welcomed figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) which show that employment has risen by 1.8% in the last year. Unemployment has dropped from a peak of 15.1% in February 2012 when the Action Plan for Jobs was launched to 13.7% now. “These figures show that the Government's plan to create favourable conditions for employment is working and that both home grown businesses and multinationals are putting their confidence in the Irish economy in the most meaningful way possible – …

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

Category: National Issues
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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Wexford agri food sector boosted by Minister Noonan visit

Category: Jobs
Published on Friday, 26 July 2013 15:49

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD and Wexford Senator Michael D'Arcy met with a senior delegation of Carrefour Belgium who were visiting the Wexford based Irish Country Meats and Slaney Foods on Friday 26th July.  Senator Michael D'Arcy and Minister Michael Noonan pictured with the Carrefour delegation and Irish Country Meats in Wexford. During the visit, which was instigated by Senator D'Arcy, Minister Noonan expressed Ireland's gratitude to the Carrefour executives for their support of the Irish agri-food industry and outlined the …

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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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