Alan Dillon

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Alan Dillon said : “The impact Covid 19 has had on the Taxi, Hackney and Limousine industries has been detrimental. For some time now I have been calling for adequate financial supports to be made available for out SPSV drivers and today's €6.5 million support package will give operators the consistent support they require over the rest of this year and into the year 2022 as they return to work and our economy and society begins to reopen” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The WiFi4EU initiative promotes free access to Wi-Fi connectivity for citizens in public spaces including parks, squares, public buildings, libraries, health centres and museums in local authority areas throughout the European Union. "The WiFi4EU initiative provides local authorities with the opportunity to apply for vouchers up to the value of €15,000. "These vouchers are then used to install Wi-Fi equipment in public spaces that are not already equipped with a free Wi-Fi hotspot. "In addition, the hotspots must be free of charge to the user and free from advertising” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This restriction will apply to all tenancies including for students residing in student specific accommodation. "A student can make a larger upfront payment if they so wish, by way of an opt-out option, but they cannot be forced to do so” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “As the primary access road to our county, it has been a long road in getting to this point of project approval,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It is great to see the GAA communicating this update to Clubs and Counties providing much needed clarity for our Gaelic Games. While the primary focus will be on the numbers of spectators allowed to watch our games, there are other areas where activity can resume. "In particular, the resumption of drive-in events such as cinemas and bingo which take place on club or county grounds can resume from Monday, June 7. This also includes family fun days and fundraising events” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “I welcome the pro-active approach being taken by the GAA to ensure the continued adherence to Public Health guidelines and ensuring the safety of all involved in our Gaelic Games. Many of us will look forward to bringing a greater atmosphere back to our Gaelic grounds around Mayo and further afield. "Dressing rooms are to remain closed and club or county gyms are advised to remain closed. Despite these limitations, this is a step in the right direction and particularly as we enter the peak summer months” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded ( about Patrick O Donovan ) : “This is a €13.5million project and will provide protection to 116 properties which have been repeatedly subject to flooding, putting personal safety and livelihoods at risk. Minister O’Donovan has always been clear on the importance of this project to him and I look forward to his visit” External link

westernpeople Monday, May 31, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “flagship piece of remote working infrastructure” External link

westernpeople Thursday, May 27, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “I wish to commend the officials at Mayo County Council for the quick turnaround on getting applications submitted for this funding which was only announced on April 26. "It represents an incredible effort by council officials to maximise the funding coming to Mayo under the €15 million fund and ensuring shovel ready projects can be commenced as soon as possible” “The funding for these 11 projects not only benefits Mayo’s larger towns but it filters all the way through to our smaller villages and communities". Councillor Ger Deere said the largest funding went to the public realm improvement for Spencer Street in Castlebar with €100,000 being allocated, an investment he greatly welcomed. "This will be a two-phase project so some of the works are only the first step in creating transformational public spaces which will allow for greater socialising and outdoor activities in an accelerated manner,” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Further works are advancing to upgrade and to provide further resilience to this scheme before the summer tourist season begins. "Through the actions listed below Irish Water and Mayo County Council will endeavour to maintain a continuous compliant supply of water to all its customers and consumers on the island but would again appeal to all to ensure water use during peak demand is conserved and used for essential purposes only so everyone on the island can have an enjoyable stay” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The successful funding round undertaken by Mayo-based company, Payslip, is testament to the payroll solutions they are providing. "I understand the company has had a record year of growth and this latest investment round is a real vote of confidence in Ireland. "The new funding for Payslip will result in 150 high-value jobs needing to be filled in the FinTech space especially at their offices in Mayo and Dublin. "I wish Payslip founder and chief executive, Fidelma McGuirk, every continued success in what will be an exciting phase of expansion, as well as commending both her and their management team for growing the company to the scale it has now achieved” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The successful funding round undertaken by Mayo-based company, Payslip, is testament to the payroll solutions they are providing. "I understand the company has had a record year of growth and this latest investment round is a real vote of confidence in Ireland. "The new funding for Payslip will result in 150 high-value jobs needing to be filled in the FinTech space especially at their offices in Mayo and Dublin. "I wish Payslip founder and chief executive, Fidelma McGuirk, every continued success in what will be an exciting phase of expansion, as well as commending both her and their management team for growing the company to the scale it has now achieved” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, May 18, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon stated : “There needs to be a balance between calf value and quality” External link

agriland Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Our airports and aviation sector have had an incredibly tough year so investments such as this are more welcome than ever. "As an island, we rely on aviation and maritime sectors more than our European neighbours. "This funding to support capital investments at Knock Airport will help ensure it can bounce back quickly once air travel resumes” External link

con-telegraph Monday, April 19, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added : “I am conscious much of the funding allocated for aviation has been to support our airports, but more needs to be done to support our airlines. "One method I propose is to incentive airlines to provide greater routes from regional airports versus an over-reliance on Dublin Airport” External link

con-telegraph Monday, April 19, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “I am delighted to have the opportunity to host this Shape your Future event with my colleague, An Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar, to discuss remote working. "While he would very much enjoy attending an in-person public meeting in Mayo, it is obviously not possible to do so during the current Public Health restrictions. "The aim of this meeting is to discuss the future possibilities of remote and flexible working for county Mayo. "Never before has an opportunity with this level of potential for Mayo presented itself, we must grab it with no hesitation and fully utilise the timing of the roll-out of the National Broadband Plan. "The new plan for rural development, Our Rural Future, will tie-in with the National Remote Work Strategy, Making Remote Work. "The time is truly ripe for bringing about a revitalisation of the western region and shaping the future you want” External link

con-telegraph Monday, April 12, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It is possible that the Dublin players shown training in the photos were there under pressure from the Dublin management team,” External link

waterford-news Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “We are all eager to return to GAA pitches with clubs and counties. But we can only do so in a safe manner. Blatant breaches of the rules such as this one, will inevitably delay a return. By sticking to the guidelines and supporting each other, we can all get back to the sports we love” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “There are also 3 BCPS in surrounding counties within very close proximity to Mayo communities which are also live” External link

finegael Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Under this funding programme, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB will be in a position to make decisions around small-scale Further Education and Training (FET) investment priorities locally, and to ensure that projects can be advanced quickly and efficiently. "The grant also allows ETBs an opportunity to consider future accommodation needs and to procure professional expertise to conduct condition surveys of existing buildings, with a view to a strategic approach to estate planning and development. "This may be of particular interest for Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB following their announcement of the new Mayo College of Further Education and Training. "In addition, funding has been provided for the introduction of an emergency health and safety works programme and further detail will be announced in the coming days” External link

con-telegraph Monday, March 29, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon recalled : “Everything about that weekend was chaotic,” External link

theirishworld Wednesday, March 24, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “These grants are important as they help our older citizens and those with disabilities and mobility issues in Co. Mayo to remain living independently in their own homes for longer should they wish and will also facilitate early return from hospital” External link

con-telegraph Monday, March 1, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “At present, it is well known that the manual gate system is of significant concern to local residents who have been calling for an automated level crossing to be put in place. The construction of an overbridge will avoid any delays to traffic flow versus installing a level crossing. Part of the planning application will require letters of consent from affected landowners and engagement is currently underway to secure these consents. I would urge those involved to complete the process as quickly as possible to avoid any undue delays” External link

westernpeople Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It will be of enormous benefit to the almost 200 boys and over 150 girls attending the school. While increasing overall capacity at the Ballyhaunis school, it also importantly increases the special education infrastructure at primary level in east Mayo. "This is the second school in Mayo to receive additional accommodation this year. Last month, additional accommodation in the form of a Special Education Needs classroom was approved for Derrywash NS outside Castlebar” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said ( about Leaving Certificate ) : “I wish to thank the students, parents and teachers who contributed to the survey. "This allows me to provide very clear information to the Department of Education on the ranked preferences of Leaving Certificate students. "The strongest preference amongst Leaving Certificate students was for an approach using calculated grades with an option to sit scaled-down end of year exams or by using standardised continuous assessment. "The oral and practical element of exams also was a source of concern with the ranked preferences of students being firstly to cancel them, secondly, partake in a scaled down version with ongoing assessment; and, thirdly, move these online” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said ( about Dara Calleary ) : "The scheme includes an expectation that Mayo County Council will consult with Fáilte Ireland so there should also be added tourism potential from these projects”. “I hope to see applications being submitted as soon as possible so it may be possible for some works to commence before the summer months”. Stated Deputy Dara Calleary: “This specifically proposed that local authorities provide artistic spaces, to improve wellbeing and that can provide year-round use. “I am strongly encouraging Mayo County Council to embrace this scheme and to submit suitable applications that will offer a new way of delivering support to the arts, culture and entertainment sectors that have suffered greatly during the pandemic" External link

con-telegraph Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This is a very difficult time for students, their families, teachers and the entire education community. It is an important time in young people's lives, and I want to facilitate their contribution to the ongoing discussions,” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “We have excellent examples of this such as Ballycroy National Park where significant access and visitor experience improvements were undertaken without negatively impacting on the ecological and natural appeal of the area,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, February 3, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “I understand these works will cost in the region of €3 to 4 million which is a significant investment in the tourism sector in Achill. "Once completed, it is expected the new Keem Skywalk will become one of the must-see destinations for anyone visiting the Wild Atlantic Way. "I am conscious this project has experienced delays but with significant design works to be undertaken shortly, the new signature discovery point is moving a step closer to completion. "I expect the consulting engineers to be appointed by the end of April and construction commencing by the end of 2021 or early 2022” External link

con-telegraph Friday, January 29, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “While the natural beauty of Keem is what makes the area famous, it is necessary to tastefully improve the infrastructure if longer-stay tourists are to be attracted to Achill and the surrounding areas of Mayo. "Environmental protection will be a key objective of the project, as well as maximising the visitor experience and community benefits. "We have excellent examples of this such as Ballycroy National Park where significant access and visitor experience improvements were undertaken without negatively impacting on the ecological and natural appeal of the area” External link

con-telegraph Friday, January 29, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This is fantastic news for the many renewable energy farmers across Mayo who have invested heavily in the sector across our county in an effort to reduce our carbon emissions and over dependence on fossil fuels,” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “I know coaches continued to coach online to keep the girls’ spirits up. But this LGFA Central Council decision was a huge blow to them. They must put that right,” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The development of this new primary school for Ballina is very welcome for the pupils and staff of the school,” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added : "This means that any business that moves goods from, to or through Great Britain will be subject to a range of customs formalities, SPS checks and other regulatory requirements that do not apply to such trade today. “There is now an extensive range of training material and information available online on the government’s new Brexit Information Hub to help businesses prepare for Brexit and the lasting change that it will bring," External link

con-telegraph Monday, November 23, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It was understood that the TII was working with an external consultancy group back in early March to conduct a feasibility study on the Breaffy N60 speed reduction where the speed limit on the N60 in Breaffy village is currently 100kmh and must be reduced to 60kmh. This report was severely impacted by Covid-19 and conducted later in Autumn. From speaking to local community residents, parents, businesses and teachers they have all expressed their frustration in the long-awaited publication of the Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) consultant’s report,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added ( about Paul Dolan ) : “I have also been in contact with Mr. Paul Dolan, Head of Roads at Mayo County Council who has informed me that this report won’t be finalised until mid-December. This road is extremely busy, between St. Johns National school which accommodates 500 plus students, the GAA pitch, housing estates and businesses that occupy the village, there is a serious risk of a tragic road accident every day that the speed is left at 100kmh” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded ( about Paul Dolan ) : “I have also been in contact with Mr. Paul Dolan, Head of Roads at Mayo County Council who has informed me that this report won’t be finalised until mid-December. This road is extremely busy, between St. Johns National school which accommodates 500 plus students, the GAA pitch, housing estates and businesses that occupy the village, there is a serious risk of a tragic road accident every day that the speed is left at 100kmh” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added ( about Eamon Ryan ) : "We urge Minister Ryan to work with Ireland West Airport Knock on building the necessary system for testing passengers pre-departure and on arrival in Ireland. “Minister Ryan outlined recently that a cross-departmental technical working group will report back to government this week with a plan to establish approved Covid-19 tests for international arrivals. It is vital that this plan is implemented urgently," External link

con-telegraph Monday, November 9, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Four of the aforementioned sites will be scheduled for installation later this month. They will provide communities in rural Mayo with free high-speed internet access at publicly-accessible sites under the Government’s new Connected Communities initiative. Town & Village funding to support the BCPs is currently being used to procure office furniture, public health guidelines equipment for Covid-19 and other resources,” External link

westernpeople Monday, October 19, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon explained : “So far 10 businesses in Mayo have applied for the scheme, which is designed to support employers to continue to recruit apprentices during the immediate Covid-19 period” External link

con-telegraph Friday, October 16, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This funding will enable towns and villages to implement immediate measures that will encourage people into towns and villages to shop and socialise, while adhering to public health guidelines” External link

con-telegraph Monday, October 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : "I see from the report that NAMA has had year-on-year growth in staff numbers from 2010 to 2014, resulting in 369 employees at the end of 2014. " External link

con-telegraph Saturday, October 10, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded ( about Leo Varadkar ) : “Once again I would like to thank An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar for this opportunity and look forward to working with Government colleagues on these crucial areas,” External link

finegael Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Libraries play such an important role in our communities in terms of learning, self-development and for recreational purposes. This funding will ensure that these libraries have all the equipment that they need and are modern facilities that can be used now and for future generations in Mayo” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 28, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said ( about Heather Humphreys ) : “My colleague the Minister for Social Protection, Rural and Community Development and the Islands, Heather Humphreys, has confirmed to me that €255,206 has been allocated to County under what is the third tranche of the Government’s Covid. -19 Stability Fund,” External link

westernpeople Friday, September 4, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This significant funding comes at a time of great urgency around student support and re-opening planning for the next academic year” External link

con-telegraph Monday, August 24, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The approval of a new extension for St Joseph’s Secondary School in Castlebar is the culmination of years of effort and it is excellent to see that work now progressing to the construction stage. "The principal, Marie MacCabe, as well as the board of management, have worked tirelessly over the years on advancing this project. "An expansion of this scale will significantly improve the facilities of the school and benefit the roughly 600 female students in attendance. "The works themselves will also be a significant boost to the local economy in Castlebar with the construction work itself. "This is the fifth project approved for Mayo by the Department of Education and since the start of June. "Previous approvals include extensions to St. Oliver Plunkett NS and St Joseph's Rehins in Ballina, Ballintubber NS, Bonniconlon NS and a new playing court at Mulranny NS. "All of these investments in our educational facilities around Mayo create additional capacity for pupils and better teaching environments” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This can be an extremely stressful time for families, particularly given what people have been through as a result of the pandemic. I encourage everyone who thinks they may qualify to check the department’s website” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon commented : “This is crucial to helping Mayo businesses to get back on their feet after what has been such a difficult few months,” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “Our local greenway will encourage tourism in the future, and will also provide a safe, segregated space for people walking and cycling,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added : “There are a place to meet neighbours and friends and keep in contact during these challenging times. We must trust publicans to be competent and uphold the law within their premises, and I’m sure the majority will,” External link

con-telegraph Friday, July 17, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : ”Despite numerous calls since universities and colleges closed to refund this money or cancel obligations under the terms of a lease, some private landlords have opted not to do so. "This is unacceptable, grossly unfair and very stressful for students and, in many cases, their parents, who cannot afford to lose this money at such a difficult time,” External link

con-telegraph Friday, May 29, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Within MUH a high numbers of healthcare staff have contracted the virus and staff are fearful they may infect others without presenting any known symptoms,” “I believe it is the responsibility of hospital management and the HSE to protect the wellbeing of its staff and arrange routine testing for personnel who are essential for critical services within their acute hospitals and these healthcare workers should be prioritised” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon says : “small and medium retail businesses are crucial to getting our country through the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

mwir Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT



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Alan Dillon said : “The impact Covid 19 has had on the Taxi, Hackney and Limousine industries has been detrimental. For some time now I have been calling for adequate financial supports to be made available for out SPSV drivers and today's €6.5 million support package will give operators the consistent support they require over the rest of this year and into the year 2022 as they return to work and our economy and society begins to reopen” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The WiFi4EU initiative promotes free access to Wi-Fi connectivity for citizens in public spaces including parks, squares, public buildings, libraries, health centres and museums in local authority areas throughout the European Union. "The WiFi4EU initiative provides local authorities with the opportunity to apply for vouchers up to the value of €15,000. "These vouchers are then used to install Wi-Fi equipment in public spaces that are not already equipped with a free Wi-Fi hotspot. "In addition, the hotspots must be free of charge to the user and free from advertising” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This restriction will apply to all tenancies including for students residing in student specific accommodation. "A student can make a larger upfront payment if they so wish, by way of an opt-out option, but they cannot be forced to do so” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “As the primary access road to our county, it has been a long road in getting to this point of project approval,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It is great to see the GAA communicating this update to Clubs and Counties providing much needed clarity for our Gaelic Games. While the primary focus will be on the numbers of spectators allowed to watch our games, there are other areas where activity can resume. "In particular, the resumption of drive-in events such as cinemas and bingo which take place on club or county grounds can resume from Monday, June 7. This also includes family fun days and fundraising events” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “I welcome the pro-active approach being taken by the GAA to ensure the continued adherence to Public Health guidelines and ensuring the safety of all involved in our Gaelic Games. Many of us will look forward to bringing a greater atmosphere back to our Gaelic grounds around Mayo and further afield. "Dressing rooms are to remain closed and club or county gyms are advised to remain closed. Despite these limitations, this is a step in the right direction and particularly as we enter the peak summer months” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded ( about Patrick O Donovan ) : “This is a €13.5million project and will provide protection to 116 properties which have been repeatedly subject to flooding, putting personal safety and livelihoods at risk. Minister O’Donovan has always been clear on the importance of this project to him and I look forward to his visit” External link

westernpeople Monday, May 31, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “flagship piece of remote working infrastructure” External link

westernpeople Thursday, May 27, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “I wish to commend the officials at Mayo County Council for the quick turnaround on getting applications submitted for this funding which was only announced on April 26. "It represents an incredible effort by council officials to maximise the funding coming to Mayo under the €15 million fund and ensuring shovel ready projects can be commenced as soon as possible” “The funding for these 11 projects not only benefits Mayo’s larger towns but it filters all the way through to our smaller villages and communities". Councillor Ger Deere said the largest funding went to the public realm improvement for Spencer Street in Castlebar with €100,000 being allocated, an investment he greatly welcomed. "This will be a two-phase project so some of the works are only the first step in creating transformational public spaces which will allow for greater socialising and outdoor activities in an accelerated manner,” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Further works are advancing to upgrade and to provide further resilience to this scheme before the summer tourist season begins. "Through the actions listed below Irish Water and Mayo County Council will endeavour to maintain a continuous compliant supply of water to all its customers and consumers on the island but would again appeal to all to ensure water use during peak demand is conserved and used for essential purposes only so everyone on the island can have an enjoyable stay” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The successful funding round undertaken by Mayo-based company, Payslip, is testament to the payroll solutions they are providing. "I understand the company has had a record year of growth and this latest investment round is a real vote of confidence in Ireland. "The new funding for Payslip will result in 150 high-value jobs needing to be filled in the FinTech space especially at their offices in Mayo and Dublin. "I wish Payslip founder and chief executive, Fidelma McGuirk, every continued success in what will be an exciting phase of expansion, as well as commending both her and their management team for growing the company to the scale it has now achieved” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The successful funding round undertaken by Mayo-based company, Payslip, is testament to the payroll solutions they are providing. "I understand the company has had a record year of growth and this latest investment round is a real vote of confidence in Ireland. "The new funding for Payslip will result in 150 high-value jobs needing to be filled in the FinTech space especially at their offices in Mayo and Dublin. "I wish Payslip founder and chief executive, Fidelma McGuirk, every continued success in what will be an exciting phase of expansion, as well as commending both her and their management team for growing the company to the scale it has now achieved” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, May 18, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon stated : “There needs to be a balance between calf value and quality” External link

agriland Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Our airports and aviation sector have had an incredibly tough year so investments such as this are more welcome than ever. "As an island, we rely on aviation and maritime sectors more than our European neighbours. "This funding to support capital investments at Knock Airport will help ensure it can bounce back quickly once air travel resumes” External link

con-telegraph Monday, April 19, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added : “I am conscious much of the funding allocated for aviation has been to support our airports, but more needs to be done to support our airlines. "One method I propose is to incentive airlines to provide greater routes from regional airports versus an over-reliance on Dublin Airport” External link

con-telegraph Monday, April 19, 2021 12:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “I am delighted to have the opportunity to host this Shape your Future event with my colleague, An Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar, to discuss remote working. "While he would very much enjoy attending an in-person public meeting in Mayo, it is obviously not possible to do so during the current Public Health restrictions. "The aim of this meeting is to discuss the future possibilities of remote and flexible working for county Mayo. "Never before has an opportunity with this level of potential for Mayo presented itself, we must grab it with no hesitation and fully utilise the timing of the roll-out of the National Broadband Plan. "The new plan for rural development, Our Rural Future, will tie-in with the National Remote Work Strategy, Making Remote Work. "The time is truly ripe for bringing about a revitalisation of the western region and shaping the future you want” External link

con-telegraph Monday, April 12, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It is possible that the Dublin players shown training in the photos were there under pressure from the Dublin management team,” External link

waterford-news Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “We are all eager to return to GAA pitches with clubs and counties. But we can only do so in a safe manner. Blatant breaches of the rules such as this one, will inevitably delay a return. By sticking to the guidelines and supporting each other, we can all get back to the sports we love” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “There are also 3 BCPS in surrounding counties within very close proximity to Mayo communities which are also live” External link

finegael Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Under this funding programme, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB will be in a position to make decisions around small-scale Further Education and Training (FET) investment priorities locally, and to ensure that projects can be advanced quickly and efficiently. "The grant also allows ETBs an opportunity to consider future accommodation needs and to procure professional expertise to conduct condition surveys of existing buildings, with a view to a strategic approach to estate planning and development. "This may be of particular interest for Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB following their announcement of the new Mayo College of Further Education and Training. "In addition, funding has been provided for the introduction of an emergency health and safety works programme and further detail will be announced in the coming days” External link

con-telegraph Monday, March 29, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon recalled : “Everything about that weekend was chaotic,” External link

theirishworld Wednesday, March 24, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “These grants are important as they help our older citizens and those with disabilities and mobility issues in Co. Mayo to remain living independently in their own homes for longer should they wish and will also facilitate early return from hospital” External link

con-telegraph Monday, March 1, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “At present, it is well known that the manual gate system is of significant concern to local residents who have been calling for an automated level crossing to be put in place. The construction of an overbridge will avoid any delays to traffic flow versus installing a level crossing. Part of the planning application will require letters of consent from affected landowners and engagement is currently underway to secure these consents. I would urge those involved to complete the process as quickly as possible to avoid any undue delays” External link

westernpeople Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It will be of enormous benefit to the almost 200 boys and over 150 girls attending the school. While increasing overall capacity at the Ballyhaunis school, it also importantly increases the special education infrastructure at primary level in east Mayo. "This is the second school in Mayo to receive additional accommodation this year. Last month, additional accommodation in the form of a Special Education Needs classroom was approved for Derrywash NS outside Castlebar” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said ( about Leaving Certificate ) : “I wish to thank the students, parents and teachers who contributed to the survey. "This allows me to provide very clear information to the Department of Education on the ranked preferences of Leaving Certificate students. "The strongest preference amongst Leaving Certificate students was for an approach using calculated grades with an option to sit scaled-down end of year exams or by using standardised continuous assessment. "The oral and practical element of exams also was a source of concern with the ranked preferences of students being firstly to cancel them, secondly, partake in a scaled down version with ongoing assessment; and, thirdly, move these online” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said ( about Dara Calleary ) : "The scheme includes an expectation that Mayo County Council will consult with Fáilte Ireland so there should also be added tourism potential from these projects”. “I hope to see applications being submitted as soon as possible so it may be possible for some works to commence before the summer months”. Stated Deputy Dara Calleary: “This specifically proposed that local authorities provide artistic spaces, to improve wellbeing and that can provide year-round use. “I am strongly encouraging Mayo County Council to embrace this scheme and to submit suitable applications that will offer a new way of delivering support to the arts, culture and entertainment sectors that have suffered greatly during the pandemic" External link

con-telegraph Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This is a very difficult time for students, their families, teachers and the entire education community. It is an important time in young people's lives, and I want to facilitate their contribution to the ongoing discussions,” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “We have excellent examples of this such as Ballycroy National Park where significant access and visitor experience improvements were undertaken without negatively impacting on the ecological and natural appeal of the area,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, February 3, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “I understand these works will cost in the region of €3 to 4 million which is a significant investment in the tourism sector in Achill. "Once completed, it is expected the new Keem Skywalk will become one of the must-see destinations for anyone visiting the Wild Atlantic Way. "I am conscious this project has experienced delays but with significant design works to be undertaken shortly, the new signature discovery point is moving a step closer to completion. "I expect the consulting engineers to be appointed by the end of April and construction commencing by the end of 2021 or early 2022” External link

con-telegraph Friday, January 29, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “While the natural beauty of Keem is what makes the area famous, it is necessary to tastefully improve the infrastructure if longer-stay tourists are to be attracted to Achill and the surrounding areas of Mayo. "Environmental protection will be a key objective of the project, as well as maximising the visitor experience and community benefits. "We have excellent examples of this such as Ballycroy National Park where significant access and visitor experience improvements were undertaken without negatively impacting on the ecological and natural appeal of the area” External link

con-telegraph Friday, January 29, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This is fantastic news for the many renewable energy farmers across Mayo who have invested heavily in the sector across our county in an effort to reduce our carbon emissions and over dependence on fossil fuels,” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “I know coaches continued to coach online to keep the girls’ spirits up. But this LGFA Central Council decision was a huge blow to them. They must put that right,” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The development of this new primary school for Ballina is very welcome for the pupils and staff of the school,” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added : "This means that any business that moves goods from, to or through Great Britain will be subject to a range of customs formalities, SPS checks and other regulatory requirements that do not apply to such trade today. “There is now an extensive range of training material and information available online on the government’s new Brexit Information Hub to help businesses prepare for Brexit and the lasting change that it will bring," External link

con-telegraph Monday, November 23, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “It was understood that the TII was working with an external consultancy group back in early March to conduct a feasibility study on the Breaffy N60 speed reduction where the speed limit on the N60 in Breaffy village is currently 100kmh and must be reduced to 60kmh. This report was severely impacted by Covid-19 and conducted later in Autumn. From speaking to local community residents, parents, businesses and teachers they have all expressed their frustration in the long-awaited publication of the Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) consultant’s report,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added ( about Paul Dolan ) : “I have also been in contact with Mr. Paul Dolan, Head of Roads at Mayo County Council who has informed me that this report won’t be finalised until mid-December. This road is extremely busy, between St. Johns National school which accommodates 500 plus students, the GAA pitch, housing estates and businesses that occupy the village, there is a serious risk of a tragic road accident every day that the speed is left at 100kmh” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded ( about Paul Dolan ) : “I have also been in contact with Mr. Paul Dolan, Head of Roads at Mayo County Council who has informed me that this report won’t be finalised until mid-December. This road is extremely busy, between St. Johns National school which accommodates 500 plus students, the GAA pitch, housing estates and businesses that occupy the village, there is a serious risk of a tragic road accident every day that the speed is left at 100kmh” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added ( about Eamon Ryan ) : "We urge Minister Ryan to work with Ireland West Airport Knock on building the necessary system for testing passengers pre-departure and on arrival in Ireland. “Minister Ryan outlined recently that a cross-departmental technical working group will report back to government this week with a plan to establish approved Covid-19 tests for international arrivals. It is vital that this plan is implemented urgently," External link

con-telegraph Monday, November 9, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Four of the aforementioned sites will be scheduled for installation later this month. They will provide communities in rural Mayo with free high-speed internet access at publicly-accessible sites under the Government’s new Connected Communities initiative. Town & Village funding to support the BCPs is currently being used to procure office furniture, public health guidelines equipment for Covid-19 and other resources,” External link

westernpeople Monday, October 19, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon explained : “So far 10 businesses in Mayo have applied for the scheme, which is designed to support employers to continue to recruit apprentices during the immediate Covid-19 period” External link

con-telegraph Friday, October 16, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This funding will enable towns and villages to implement immediate measures that will encourage people into towns and villages to shop and socialise, while adhering to public health guidelines” External link

con-telegraph Monday, October 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : "I see from the report that NAMA has had year-on-year growth in staff numbers from 2010 to 2014, resulting in 369 employees at the end of 2014. " External link

con-telegraph Saturday, October 10, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded ( about Leo Varadkar ) : “Once again I would like to thank An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar for this opportunity and look forward to working with Government colleagues on these crucial areas,” External link

finegael Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Libraries play such an important role in our communities in terms of learning, self-development and for recreational purposes. This funding will ensure that these libraries have all the equipment that they need and are modern facilities that can be used now and for future generations in Mayo” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 28, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said ( about Heather Humphreys ) : “My colleague the Minister for Social Protection, Rural and Community Development and the Islands, Heather Humphreys, has confirmed to me that €255,206 has been allocated to County under what is the third tranche of the Government’s Covid. -19 Stability Fund,” External link

westernpeople Friday, September 4, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This significant funding comes at a time of great urgency around student support and re-opening planning for the next academic year” External link

con-telegraph Monday, August 24, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “The approval of a new extension for St Joseph’s Secondary School in Castlebar is the culmination of years of effort and it is excellent to see that work now progressing to the construction stage. "The principal, Marie MacCabe, as well as the board of management, have worked tirelessly over the years on advancing this project. "An expansion of this scale will significantly improve the facilities of the school and benefit the roughly 600 female students in attendance. "The works themselves will also be a significant boost to the local economy in Castlebar with the construction work itself. "This is the fifth project approved for Mayo by the Department of Education and since the start of June. "Previous approvals include extensions to St. Oliver Plunkett NS and St Joseph's Rehins in Ballina, Ballintubber NS, Bonniconlon NS and a new playing court at Mulranny NS. "All of these investments in our educational facilities around Mayo create additional capacity for pupils and better teaching environments” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “This can be an extremely stressful time for families, particularly given what people have been through as a result of the pandemic. I encourage everyone who thinks they may qualify to check the department’s website” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon commented : “This is crucial to helping Mayo businesses to get back on their feet after what has been such a difficult few months,” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon concluded : “Our local greenway will encourage tourism in the future, and will also provide a safe, segregated space for people walking and cycling,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon added : “There are a place to meet neighbours and friends and keep in contact during these challenging times. We must trust publicans to be competent and uphold the law within their premises, and I’m sure the majority will,” External link

con-telegraph Friday, July 17, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : ”Despite numerous calls since universities and colleges closed to refund this money or cancel obligations under the terms of a lease, some private landlords have opted not to do so. "This is unacceptable, grossly unfair and very stressful for students and, in many cases, their parents, who cannot afford to lose this money at such a difficult time,” External link

con-telegraph Friday, May 29, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Alan Dillon said : “Within MUH a high numbers of healthcare staff have contracted the virus and staff are fearful they may infect others without presenting any known symptoms,” “I believe it is the responsibility of hospital management and the HSE to protect the wellbeing of its staff and arrange routine testing for personnel who are essential for critical services within their acute hospitals and these healthcare workers should be prioritised” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Alan Dillon says : “small and medium retail businesses are crucial to getting our country through the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

mwir Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT



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