Category Archives: Sport

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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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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Fianna Fáil Proposal Will Drive Down Costs for Clubs

This week, Fianna Fáil will be setting out a new proposal which could see sports clubs that have a licensed bar on their premises benefit from reduced commercial rates. At present, clubs that have a bar are being charged commercial … Continue reading

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