Category Archives: Naas

Kildare Gets Less of the Pot Again…And Your Local Fine Gael TDs “Welcome it”

On Tuesday Januray 26th, Minister Paschal Donohoe announced €298million of funding for regional and local road maintenance and improvement. This money is distributed to county councils around the country and once again Kildare has lost out. Although the total amount … 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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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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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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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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New Council Must Save Our Towns

Today, an article appears in the Sunday Independent which is based around Naas Town Centre and the struggle its retailers are enduring to save our town. The article is titled: “New councils must act to stop rot, say shop owners” … 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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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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Survey of Naas Traders

Over the last number of years, towns around the country have been hit by a drop in consumer spending and decreased footfall on Main Street. Nowhere is this more true than in Naas, Co. Kildare. For years our “County Town” was … Continue reading

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