The economic recovery is gaining momentum and the Government has a plan to spread its benefits to everyone in Cavan and Monaghan- O’Reilly TD
Speaking after Minister Noonan’s Spring Economic Statement speech in the Dáil yesterday, Fine Gael TD for Cavan and Monaghan has said that “The economic recovery is gaining momentum and the Government has a plan to spread its benefits to everyone in Cavan and Monaghan.”
“Fianna Fáil’s economic legacy and disastrous policies caused years of hardship for many people in this Country and in Cavan and Monaghan. Yesterday’s Spring Statement was a commitment from this Government that it is now time for better living standards and improved public services for the people. Almost every family in Cavan and Monaghan is directly or indirectly affected by emigration, the message that the Government was sending out yesterday is that it is time to give our young emigrants the opportunity to come home. The Government has a plan to create and cultivate the conditions to achieve this vision and the Spring Economic Statement shows that the plan is already working.”
“Since coming into Government in 2011, we have seen a drastic reduction of our national deficit, from €15 billion to €4.5 billion, and a move towards the European average. This was achieved with less tax increases, fewer expenditure cuts and the maintenance of the core social welfare rates, protecting the most vulnerable while getting the economy back on track.”
“We built more schools in the midst of the economic recovery than were built under Fianna Fáil and the Greens in the boom years. In Cavan, we have seen the approval of two new national schools for Mullagh and Virginia and the necessary funding for the long overdue Secondary School in Kingscourt. Two key education projects for the Cavan, which I am keen to see completed, are the Holy Family School in Cootehill and the new Third Level Education Campus for Cavan Institute and I remain committed to assisting their progress”.