Category Archives: Town Centre

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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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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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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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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