Social housing improvements will directly benefit tenants in County Wexford – Kehoe

MINISTER PAUL KEHOE TD has said that Government funding to improve the social housing stock in Wexford will improve the lives of many social housing tenants. €200,000 will be allocated to local authorities for adaptations and extensions to social houses to meet the needs of tenants with a disability or to address serious overcrowding. A further €173,432 will be allocated to local authorities for energy retrofitting works to social houses. This announcement is part of a €23 million national scheme to improve social housing.


Businesses in County Wexford can apply for the LEO Microfinance Loan – Kehoe

MINISTER PAUL KEHOE TD has welcomed the announcement of a collaboration between Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) and Microfinance Ireland, designed to support small businesses across the country. The LEO Microfinance Loan will see credit on offer to small companies employing 10 people or less, at a reduced rate of interest.


Wexford festivals and events receive Failte Ireland grants

Minister Paul Kehoe TD has welcomed the announcement by Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring TD, that €25,000 is set to be invested in festivals and events across County Wexford. This is part of a major national injection of over €500,000 by Fáilte Ireland in 175 regional festivals and events.


€1.2m for Wexford flood defence works

MINISTER PAUL KEHOE TD, Government Chief Whip has welcomed an announcement from Minister Brian Hayes that €1.2 million will be made available for coastal protection and flood defence works in County Wexford in areas affected by recent severe storms.