Apprentices who have been made redundant are being given the opportunity to complete their training under a €7 million scheme which will fund 1,000 places in the public and private sectors according to Kilkenny TD and Front Bench Spokesperson on Small Business, John McGuinness. “We have changed the method of support, making it more attractive …
Kilkenny County Council is to receive €1,867,500 to improve or extend the private homes of older people and those with disability in 2011.
The funny thing about all this is that John McGuinness has no disdain for the public sector. In fact, it is his love for the civil service, and his ambition to have the best public service in Europe, that is motivating his so-called outspokenness.
I bring greetings from the I.F.A.” were the first words John McGuinness said to EU Commissioner Peter Mandelson when they met to discuss Ireland’s position in the Doha round of the W.T.O. negotiations.
The office that John McGuinness and Ann Bergin run in O’Loughlin Road provides a public service that has never been experienced before in this constituency or, perhaps, in the country. If McGuinness is not re-elected the loss of the office would be a huge blow to the people of Carlow/Kilkenny.