Monthly Archives: March 2019

Community Employment Scheme proposals published by Fianna Fáil

Post Image

– Submission highlights value and importance of CE schemes to communities in County Mayo- Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has backed his Party’s publication of proposals to secure Community Employment Schemes into the future. The document has been submitted to the Interdepartmental Group, which is examining the future of these schemes.   Deputy Calleary commented, “Fianna Fáil has always been a strong advocator and supporter of Community Employment Schemes. We recognise the valuable contributions that these schemes make across County Mayo as well as the huge benefits that the participants themselves report.   “The positive impact of participating in a CE scheme cannot be overstated – from the […]

Read More

Calleary calls for CRU Committee appearance as Mayo Renewable Power project stagnates

Post Image

-Calleary secures special Dáil debate on the matter-   Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has written to the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Change, and Environment to request that the Commission for Regulation Utilities (CRU) come before the Committee to discuss their approach to the project in Killala, County Mayo which has had ongoing delays.   Deputy Calleary had raised the topic at a dedicated debate in the Dáil convened at the request of the Deputy.   “The project as it stands cannot progress with the current rate, which is currently on offer from the CRU. It would completely undermine the project.   “It is imperative this plant […]

Read More

Govt must act as cost of insurance reaches crisis point in communities across Mayo – Calleary

Post Image

FF motion seeks action on awards, fraud and data  Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has raised the concerns of businesses across his constituency who are crippled with rising insurance premiums. A Fianna Fáil private members’ motion to be debated in the Dáil today will put the spotlight on the developing crisis facing businesses, sporting clubs and community organisations across County Mayo as a result of the cost of employer and public liability insurance. Deputy Calleary commented, “Businesses in Mayo with a significant public footfall such as play centres, pubs and nightclubs, hotels and leisure centres, are facing an insurance crisis, and there seems to be little practical action […]

Read More