Category Archives: Rural

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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Power Challenges Lawlor on LEADER Funding Comments

This morning I was on KFM discussing a press release issued by Fine Gael TD Anthony Lawlor “welcoming €5.26 million LEADER funding for Kildare”. All sounds great doesn’t it? Don’t get me wrong, LEADER is a fantastic program and its … Continue reading

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New Footpath for Caragh Village Starts Next Month

Kildare County Council have announced two major pieces of work to take place in the coming weeks for Caragh. The narrow bridge will be closed for the October bank holiday weekend to allow for some emergency maintenance while ground work … 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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The Importance of The Equine Industry in Kildare

As we mark the close of another record breaking crowd at the Punchestown Festival this year, it’s a good time to reflect on the importance of the horse racing industry in Ireland. The industry directly employs over 20,000 people through … Continue reading

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