Category Archives: Environment

Fianna Fáil Set Out Energy Policy

Today Fianna Fáil party spokesman on Energy, Michael Moynihan, outlined the party’s energy policy. This is the culmination of much work and consultation over the past few months. It builds on some of the measures which the party introduced a … Continue reading

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Absolutely No Additional Spending on Water Services

This week’s announcement of investment of€1.7billion over three years amounts to just under €600 million a year – the same amount that is currently being spent on maintaining water network.   It’s also €500 million a year less than the … Continue reading

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Answers needed on water charges for unmetered households

Fianna Fáil local election candidate for Naas Robert Power has called for answers from the Government on how it intends to charge Naas households that will not be fitted with water meters by the time water charges kick in next … Continue reading

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Is There A Cure in Sight For Poster-mania?

Last Wednesday was the beginning of silly season for the elections as it marked 30 days from Election Day i.e. “Go-Day” for posters. I’ve a great team of supporters who were out until well after midnight putting up posters around … Continue reading

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Communities Ignored On Pylon Issue

Yesterday’s Sunday Independent revealed that EirGrid are planning a massive second wave of pylons through the heart of Kildare. After initially denying any plans were taking place, EirGrid’s hand was forced when the EU Transmissions System Operations of Electricity confirmed that in … Continue reading

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