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Schools to be used in evenings for community groups – David Stanton

Department review of use of schools outside of classroom hours will lead to stronger, safer communities A review of guidelines which would enable school buildings to be used outside of…

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Farmers should be paid to provide renewable energy to the national grid – David Stanton

Farmers should be paid to provide renewable energy to the national grid, Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has said. Deputy Stanton said, “The Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS)…

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Community Sponsorship Scheme must be ramped up to support those fleeing Ukraine – Stanton

The Community Sponsorship Scheme should be ramped up and given more resources due to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine, according to Fine Gael TD David Stanton. Deputy Stanton said…

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Communities can benefit from the use of school buildings after hours – Fine Gael

Fine Gael is proposing the use of school buildings and associated facilities outside of normal school hours for the benefit of local community groups and youth organisations. Cork East Fine…

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Proposals for Cork to host the America’s Cup yacht race would have huge economic benefits – Stanton

Proposals for Cork to host the 2024 America’s Cup yacht race would have huge economic benefits for the country as well as a transformative effect on both the harbour and…

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David Stanton welcomes extension of Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has welcomed the decision to further extend the Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme (AIS) until the end of the year. Speaking after confirmation of the…

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Record number of applications requires increase in Sports Capital Programme funding – Stanton

A Fine Gael TD has called for an increase in the €40 million funding allocated to the current round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP), in recognition of…

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David Stanton encourages applications for the Competitive Start Fund

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, is encouraging local entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial groups to consider submitting an application for Enterprise Ireland’s €1 million Competitive Start Fund (CSF). The CSF…

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Former Ministers query An Taisce Glanbia court action

Four current Fine Gael TDs and former Ministers, Charlie Flanagan (Laois/Offaly), Paul Kehoe (Wexford), John Paul Phelan (Carlow Kilkenny) and David Stanton (Cork East) have strongly criticised An Taisce and accused…

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Government publishes ‘Our Rural Future’ plan for rural community development – David Stanton

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has welcomed the Government’s publication of the ‘Our Rural Future: Rural Development Policy 2021-2025’ plan to maximise development and create new opportunities for…

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Cork County Council Roads Funding increases to €66.582 million – David Stanton

2021 funding represents a 15% increase on 2020 allocation Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that Cork County Council will receive a 15% increase in its…

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NTA funding of over €4.5 million granted for the development of four cycle route projects in East Cork – David Stanton

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated total funding of €4.575 million to Cork County Council to progress four cycle route projects in East Cork under this year’s Sustainable Transport…

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