Category Archives: Kildare

Meeting to Plan for Christmas 2015 in Naas

Brown Thomas already have their store up so it’s not before time we start working on how our town should look around the Christmas period. With little over three months to go I’m holding an open meeting to get a few heads … Continue reading

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Caragh Bridge – Update September 5th

As the closure of Caragh’s Liffey Bridge continues to disrupt our village and surrounding areas I aim to keep you informed of all developments. Please see below for the most recent updates and as always, do get in contact with … Continue reading

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Update on Caragh Bridge – Closed Until December

It’s with great frustration I can confirm that repair works on Caragh Bridge may take until December to complete. We still can’t have an exact time frame but I’m told three months is at the upper end of the estimates. … Continue reading

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Caragh’s Liffey Bridge Potentially Closed For Months

Following a collision on Saturday evening the oldest bridge over the river Liffey has been closed until further notice. The impact of a tractor to the parapet of the bridge has left a long section of the bridge dangerously unguarded … Continue reading

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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 County Council To Take 38 Estates in Charge

Kildare County Council have announced today their intention to take in charge 38 estates around Kildare. This is a major issue across the county and was probably one of the most common problems raised with me over the election campaign … Continue reading

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Power Calls on Kildare County Council to Work More Closely with IDA

At last week’s council meeting I called on the new CEO of Kildare County Council, Peter Carey to make working with the IDA in encouraging more site visits to the county one of his top priorities. One of the roles … Continue reading

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