Category Archives: Naas LEA

Publication of Comments on Sallins Plan

In issuing a draft directive, the Minister states that he believes that Councillors have  ignored, or have not taken sufficient account of submissions or observations made by the Minister to the planning authority. In my statement last month at the council meeting I made … Continue reading

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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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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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Lights (Finally!) Repaired at Cnoc Na Gréine

I’m pleased to report that after much consultation and perseverance with the council, the broken lights in Cnoc na Gréine, Kilcullen have been replaced. For almost two years now, residents have been subject to, at times, complete darkness in their … Continue reading

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Major Upgrades Planned for N7

Kildare County Council are pleased to confirm that upgrade works on the M7/N7 and Sallins By Pass have been approved. The decision was made by An Bord Pleanala to allow for a new Interchange at Osberstown (A By-Pass for Sallins) … 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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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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