Fine Gael candidate for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Thursday) encouraged workers in Dun Laoghaire to check out Fine Gael’s new online income calculator, which demonstrates how much better off they will be as a result of the Party’s plans to make work pay. You can access the calculator at www.finegael.ie/calculator to see how much you will benefit.
FG will put long-term unemployed at top of jobs queue in Dun Laoghaire with new and improved supports
Fine Gael candidate in Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor says the party’s new €2 billion Plan for Health will benefit everyone in Dun Laoghaire.
Today we launched our Election Manifesto, which offers people the stability and certainty needed to keep the recovery going.
Fine Gael TD in Dun Laoghaire Mary Mitchell O’Connor has highlighted Fine Gael’s plans to support older people in Dun Laoghaire and ensure that older years are better years. The plan will safeguard and improve State entitlements for older people, and will provide enhanced supports for older people to live independently in their homes amongst their own communities in Dun Laoghaire.
Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has said that increasing the threshold for Inheritance Tax, as planned by Fine Gael, will come as a relief to thousands of family in Dun Laoghaire and the greater Dublin area.
The unacceptable delay of eleven years in providing suitable and adequate accommodation for Gaelscoil Phádraig Ballybrack must be urgently addressed.
Your Local Enterprise Office is looking for Ireland’s best young entrepreneurs. If you are aged between 18 and 30 and either have a business idea or have started a business, why not enter this competition for a chance to win part of the 2 million euro investment fund?
Looking for Ireland’s best young entrepreneurs.
Are you 30 or under with a business idea or an existing business? If so, the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) Competition could be for you! Almost any young person with a business idea can enter this competition. It doesn’t matter what your background is – all that matters is that you have a good business idea that works! To enter, you must be aged between 18 (at date of application) and 30 (as at 31st December 2015).
What is Ireland’ Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) Competition?
The IBYE competition is a national competition to find Ireland’s best young entrepreneur. Applying is simple and there is a €2 million investment fund and targeted business supports on offer to help you turn your business idea into a reality. The competition is open to all business sectors and there are 3x award categories; Best Idea (not yet trading);Best Start Up (trading for 24 months or less) & Best Established Business (trading for more than 24 months).
The Application Deadline is Friday, 31st July 2015.
IBYE Prize Fund
- €50,000 Investment Fund available from Local Enterprise Office DLR to invest in the 3 Category Winners
(All county finalists will be invited to participate in an Entrepreneur Bootcamp)
- €100,000 Investment Fund available for the overall National Category Winners
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is in the process of developing a six year Local Economic & Community Plan. This plan will identify goals, objectives and actions to promote and support the economic and community development of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown over the next six years, to 2021.
They have recently concluded a public consultation in respect of a Draft Socio-Economic Statement. The next step in the consultation process is to seek the business community’s views as these will contribute significantly to the development of the plan and the prioritisation of future actions.
To facilitate this, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has designed a brief consultation questionnaire, which they are now asking those in the business community to complete.
The consultation questionnaire is available on their Consultation Hub at:
https://dlrcoco.citizenspace.com/planning/lecp-business-survey and can be completed up to and including Tuesday 7th July 2015.
So, if you are part of the business community in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, why not take this opportunity to help shape the County’s economic development into the future.
* Arts – Arts Access for Youth Projects only (Maximum Amount €2,500)
* Business Area Promotion
* Community Grants – Including Sporting Equipment, Community Projects/Organisation, Newsletters, etc.
* Sports – Major Sporting Events only
* Winter Festival Grants
The guidelines and forms can be downloaded here; www.dlrcoco.ie/aboutus/councildepartments/environment/findit/grantschemes/
Finally, if I can be of any assistance to you or your organisation on this or any other matter, please do not hesitate to contact me at my Blackrock Constituency Office on 01 210 9161.