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Farrell, Alan

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Covid-19 (Drug and Alcohol Services, and Homelessness): Statements (Continued)

With Deputy Cathal Crowe, although I believe there may be a third Deputy who is not present currently.More Button

I will repeat a theme that began at the start of this discussion. During the pandemic, there has been a reduction in the availability of services. The Ministers of State are acutely aware of that...More Button

My constituency has a young population in Swords, Balbriggan and emerging communities like Rush, Lusk and Donabate, all of which have more than 10,000 people. Fingal has the youngest and most di...More Button

Covid-19 (Enterprise, Trade and Employment): Statements (Continued)

First, I welcome the Tánaiste's comments on Aer Lingus. I think he will accept that most employees on the support schemes and who are sitting at home will take his comments literally when he state...More Button

The past 12 months have been a particularly punishing time for business, which I know the Tánaiste and all Members of the House accept. It is acutely important that we also recognise that the pa...More Button

Specifically, I want to focus on the hospitality sector. As the Minister is aware, quite a number of businesses, including restaurants, pubs, etc. have not been able to trade for a sustained per...More Button

The other question I have to ask concerns the working from home options, which I know our colleague, Senator Currie, has made much of over recent months. There are initiatives there, but I would...More Button