Category Archives: Fianna Fail

Time To Tackle Renting in Ireland

Every day radio shows and newspapers carry more evidence of our latest crisis. It’s plain to see; rent prices around the country are skyrocketing, accommodation standards are slipping and unfortunately for many, a total lack of housing is resulting in … Continue reading


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Government Must Take These 4 Steps on Property Tax Now

Currently, the property tax is set in relation to the value of a property. This measure was introduced by Fine Gael last year with no consideration of people’s ability to pay. With Ireland once more heading up countries globally in … Continue reading

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New FF plan will revitalise towns and communities

Earlier this week Fianna Fáil published a new plan which I believe will help increase economic activity and job prospects in towns across Kildare. The “Streets Ahead: Fighting for the Future of Irish Towns” document aims to rebuild communities through a … Continue reading

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Kildare to host Fianna Fáil National Youth Convention 2014

Ógra Fianna Fáil are to hold their 2014 National Youth Conference in the Westgrove Hotel, Clane Co. Kildare. The joint bid from Ógra organisations in both Kildare North and South beat off competition from other constituencies to host the weekend … Continue reading

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Time for our towns to fight back

If elected to Kildare County Council this week, my focus for the next five years will be working to revitalise our town centres. This is such an important issue and one I’ve raised at every opportunity; be it at the … Continue reading

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Almost 2 million Help Hours lost over three years

I’m sad to see the Government totally betray it’s commitment to provide more home help hours every year while it is in office. The Programme for Government committed to additional funding each year for the care of older people, with … 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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Results of Survey of Naas Retailers

Below are the questions as they were asked on the survey with results detailed. Would you say there is adequate parking in Naas Town Centre at the moment? Yes – 19% No – 81% Has free parking on Saturday’s benefited … Continue reading

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Kildare North Fianna Fáil Candidates Launch Team Campaign

Last Saturday I joined with eight of my party colleagues to launch our campaign as the Kildare North Fianna Fáil team. There was a great turnout of both supporters and media to hear as each candidate set out their platform … Continue reading

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