Cork schools in line for funding following reintroduction of school improvement schemes

€70m to be provided under the Minor and Summer Works Schemes Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly, has […]

Daly welcomes easing of jobseekers’ payment restrictions on older people

Speaking following the publication today (Wednesday) of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2013, which gives effect to a number […]

Daly calls on INTO to review opposition to JobBridge Scheme

Stance adopted by union demonstrates an ‘I’m alright, Jack’ approach to graduate teachers Speaking today (Thursday) during a Topical Issue […]

Budget continues to Support Business – Key to recovery for all citizens.

Further job-creation measures included in Budget 2014 include: · Retention of the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality sector – […]

150 Jobless to begin work with Cork County Council

A proposal by Cork Southwest Fine Gael TD Jim Daly to allow unemployed persons to work on Council schemes is […]

Government TD warns against Penny wise but Pound foolish increase in Pupil/Teacher ratio in upcoming Budget.

One Government TD has written to Education Minister Ruairí Quinn expressing his opposition to any increase in the Pupil/Teacher ratio […]

Would you like to be in the Chamber at Newgrange for the Winter Solstice this year?

The Office of Public Works is delighted to announce that it will be running an Art Competition for primary and […]

Seanad Eireann – an outdated and unnecessary stumbling block to real and urgent reform – Daly.

The Seanad is according to West Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly an undemocratic, outdated and unnecessary stumbling block to […]

Referendum votes should be counted at Clonakilty

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has confirmed to the Southern Star that he has written to […]

Bandon Flood Relief Scheme to commence next year.

New Road remedial works to be included in overall flood relief scheme to commence next year – Daly Fine Gael […]

No Bank has the authority to sell your home.

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Jim Daly, has today moved to reassure struggling homeowners in mortgage distress that repossession […]

Minister hails “inspirational” work on Kinsale signal tower

“Commendable and Inspirational” was the description used by Mister Brian Hayes when he spoke about the efforts of the Courceys […]

Security and cash held by Local Authorities must be released to complete unfinished housing estates – Daly

Cork County Council set to take charge of hundreds of estates making outlook for residents in unfinished areas infinitely brighter. […]


The Government is to introduce a new scheme for the long-term unemployed proposed by a West Cork TD. Social Protection […]

Daly calls for free GP care for the under 5s to be prioritised in Budget 2014

Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Jim Daly, has today (Wednesday) called for any spare capacity in this year’s Budget […]

Information in relation to Closure of “Cara House”

Cara House, Skibbereen is a residential home for twelve elderly women. It is managed by Skibbereen Geriatric Society, a company […]

Update on “Ticket to Work” for the unemployed

Deputy Jim Daly: I thank the Minister for Social Protection for coming to the House to take this Topical Issue […]

Cork County Council gets €60,000 for West Cork Greenway

Westport to Achill Greenway now contributing €1m to local economy annually signalling good news for tourism in West Cork Fine […]

Microfinance Loan Fund Scheme to assist SME’s

Eligibility for microfinance loans is based on the following criteria · Sole trader, Partnerships, Limited Company with Less than 10 […]

Assistance available to farmers during fodder crisis


Minister Hogan releases €90 million funding under the LEADER elements of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013.

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr. Phil Hogan T.D, today (24 April 2013), announced the release […]

Protecting existing road network is most practical use of limited budget – Daly

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by Minister Leo Varadkar that […]

Agreement on Reform of West Cork Ambulance Service

‘I welcome the agreement reached between HSE management and the paramedic staff in West Cork. ‘It comes,’ the Fine Gael […]

Pilot Community Involvement Scheme will be welcomed in rural Cork – Daly

Potential for private roads to be brought up to standard and taken over by local Councils Fine Gael Cork South […]

Agreement with the ECB on the Promissory Notes

The deal: Ireland has reached a conclusion to its discussions with the European Central Bank. This will deliver a fairer […]