Social housing improvements will directly benefit tenants in Wexford - D'Arcy

Published on Sunday, 07 September 2014 14:45

Fine Gael Senator for Wexford, Michael D'Arcy, has said that Government funding to improve the social housing stock in Wexford will improve the lives of many social housing tenants. €200,000 will be allocated to local authorities for adaptations and extensions to social houses to meet the needs of tenants with a disability or to address serious overcrowding. A further €173,432 will be allocated to local authorities for energy retrofitting works to social houses. This announcement is part of a €23 million national scheme to improve social …

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D'Arcy welcomes 2013 Environmental Partnership Fund

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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D'Arcy calls on new €100 million fund to be invested in Gorey - Carnew Road (R725)

Published on Friday, 07 June 2013 16:36

The Government announced on Wednesday 5th June 2013 a major investment of €100 million in the school building /road improvement programme as part of the Government's Investing in Infrastructure and Jobs package. D'Arcy said "this announcement is obviously to be welcomed and I am proposing that a portion of this new fund is used on the Carnew - Gorey Road (R725), between Ballyellis cross and Craanford (approximately 7 km). This is one of the most dangerous short stretches of road in the country and there have been 7 fatal accidents here in the …

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Major N11 upgrade to start in weeks

Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 18:11

The Government has signed a contract with a consortium to construct the €282 million project to upgrade the N11 between Arklow and Rathnew to a four lane dual carriageway and remove the bottleneck at Newlands Cross on the N7 Limerick/Cork/Waterford Road in Dublin. Both projects have been bundled together with the N11 upgrade works starting first. N11 upgrade to start within weeks Greeting the announcement, D'Arcy stated – "The N11 upgrade will improve road safety on a notoriously dangerous stretch of road, 16.5km long between Arklow and R

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D'Arcy calls for new Post Office

Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 14:25

Senator Michael D'Arcy has called for a new Post Office for Gorey.The existing facility is an old building that is just too small for today's usage. There is no greater justification of this point than when you see long lines of people out the door on the extending down the street  waiting to be served. The movement of the sorting office to a new facility is welcome and now is the time to make the next step which is to move to a modern premises that will serve the people of Gorey for decades to come. This is an opportunity as there are a numb

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Register your septic tank before Feb 1st deadline

Published on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 12:31

Senator Michael D'Arcy has urged septic tank owners in Wexford  to make sure they have registered their systems before the deadline of February 1st, to ensure they will be eligible to apply for a remediation grant if necessary. This grant scheme will hopefully put at ease the minds of many septic tank owners who were concerned about the potentially high costs of remediation works that may have to be carried out on their systems. However, septic tank owners now just have a couple of weeks to register their systems ahead of the deadline on Feb …

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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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