FINE Gael Cork East Deputy, Tom Barry, has welcomed the announcement of 40 new jobs for Mallow saying it will offer a boost for the town and will come as fantastic news for the people in line to fill the positions.
FINE Gael Cork East Deputy, Tom Barry, has said the M20 remains a priority for Government but careful consideration must be given to how best to progress the project in these straitened economic times.
THE Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly, must look at the introduction of performance-based, risk-sharing schemes to allow for the fastest possible access for patients to expensive new medical drugs while safeguarding the financial interests of the State, according to Fine Gael Cork East Deputy, Tom Barry.
FINE Gael Cork East TD, Tom Barry, has today (Monday) said that Cork has the potential to be developed as a hub for high tech investment, by replicating the successful model of the IFSC in Dublin. Deputy Barry added that last week’s decision by Apple to significantly expand its facility in Cork underlined the region’s ability to attract world class IT investment.
FINE Gael Cork East TD, Tom Barry, has today (Friday) said that a number of major opportunities have been opened up for Irish agri-food business in China, thanks to work carried out by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, over the last week. Deputy Barry was speaking as Minister Coveney’s trade mission comes to an end with significant agreements reached for a number of sectors including the horse industry, beef and fisheries.
FINE Gael Cork East TD, Tom Barry, has said that the new JLC structure, being proposed by the Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Richard Bruton, strikes the right balance between ensuring fairness for employees and allowing businesses to thrive in difficult conditions. Deputy Barry made his comments after the Local Jobs Alliance met with the Fine Gael Internal Jobs Committee, of which he is Chair.
“The newly reformed JLC system will affect 20,000 businesses represented by the Local Jobs Alliance, and the 200,000 workers they employ. The Government is determined to protect these jobs, while easing the pressure on employers under the previous out-of-date structure.
FINE Gael Cork East TD, Tom Barry, has encouraged budding entrepreneurs to take advantage of the tangible supports in place aimed at helping people to start up their own business.
Deputy Barry, who is Chair of the Internal Fine Gael Jobs Committee, particularly highlighted the Seed Capital Scheme and the Revenue Job Assist, both of which are aimed at helping people to get their businesses going and take on employees.
“The Government realises that indigenous entrepreneurship will be crucial to our economic recovery.