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Majority of microfinance loans went to businesses outside Dublin — Mulherin

Mayo Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed the findings of a review of Microfinance Ireland (MFI) which has been published by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. MFI provides loans of up to €25,000 to businesses which employ 10 people or fewer and which are not able to access credit from traditional sources like banks. The report found that in its first two years of operations, MFI received 729 applications for loans, supported 743 jobs in 333 micro-enterprises, and approved loans valued at more than €5 million.

Government TDs welcome Leader funding for projects

The announcement by Minister for Environment, Alan Kelly that he has sanctioned Mayo North East Leader Partnership to approve funding for four projects in the area, was welcomed by Government TDs this week. The three projects are: €301,499 to Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile Eachleim Teoranta to renovate Naomh Bhreandain Community Hall in Eachleim, Blacksod. €177,350 for the development of a commuity centre in Attymass. €167,635 for the completion of phase two of the Bonniconlon Community Centre, and €150,334 for the Swinford community recreation centre.

Will FG run Hildegarde, just for sake of it?

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There is an outdated assumption that formulating a party’s ticket for an election is a straightforward process. The incumbent TDs will spearhead the attack, flanked, meanwhile by a couple of no-hope sweepers from the remote reaches of the constituency.

New guidelines present opportunity to review speed limits and improve road safety says Mulherin

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has called for a full review of speed limits currently in place across Mayo including in housing estates and areas where children play. Deputy Mulherin was speaking following the launch of a new document entitled “Guidelines for Setting and Managing Speed Limits”, which has been produced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD.

Testing of fuel tankers dropped during petrol stretching crisis

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It has emerged that the Revenue Commissioners took just 24 samples from fuel tankers across the entire country for the whole of 2014.

Mulherin wants county registrars to appear before Oireachtas committee

Mayo Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin, this week called for representatives of county registrars to be invited before the Oireachtas Finance Committee to discuss how meaningful engagement by the banks can help resolve the current situation on mortgage arrears.

Drowning of young dog with a block tied around its neck shocks Ballina

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The horrific discovery of a dog that had been callously drowned in Ballina has caused great outrage in the town.

Funding for extension of Fr Peyton Centre respite care unit

Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has welcomed funding of €207,558 to the Fr Patrick Peyton Memorial Company Ltd in Attymass to construct an extension to the existing centre to accommodate a non-medical residential unit.

Better bank systems needed to tackle arrears issue, says Mulherin

Deputy Michelle Mulherin says more information is needed on the level of engagement from banks with people in mortgage arrears to get a full picture of the issue.

Another step forward for Monasteries of the Moy greenway

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A further €350,000 has been announced for work on Ballina’s greenway - the Monasteries of the Moy.

 

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