Jimmy Deenihan has welcomed the news that €199,125 is to be allocated to Kerry for its piers and harbours.
A total of €2.99 million has been allocated to 48 piers and harbours nationally under the under the 2014 Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Programme of the Department of Agriculture and the Marine. Local Authorities will also contribute to the
Jimmy Deenihan welcomes the announcement that small businesses throughout Ireland can now apply to the Government for digital vouchers to help their businesses trade online. Under the Trading Online Voucher Scheme, 1000 vouchers will be available for qualifying businesses through the network of 31 Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) between now and the end of 2014 with more on offer next year. Businesses will be able to apply for grants of up to €2500 as Government has allocated €5 million for the rollout of the trading online voucher scheme.
Jimmy Deenihan congratulates Michael Fassbender and Cillian Murphy on invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Jimmy Deenihan has announced a new project - Adopt a Woodland in Killarney National Park - to assist with the control of Rhododendron ponticum in the National Park.
Jimmy Deenihan said: “I recently met with my officials in Killarney National Park and visited some of the many sites within the Park that have been affected by Rhododendron infestation. There is no doubt that my Department has done and continues to do extraordinary work in bringing this invasive species under control in many areas of the Park.