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Government Must Take These 4 Steps on Property Tax Now

Currently, the property tax is set in relation to the value of a property. This measure was introduced by Fine Gael last year with no consideration of people’s ability to pay. With Ireland once more heading up countries globally in … 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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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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Kildare to host Fianna Fáil National Youth Convention 2014

Ógra Fianna Fáil are to hold their 2014 National Youth Conference in the Westgrove Hotel, Clane Co. Kildare. The joint bid from Ógra organisations in both Kildare North and South beat off competition from other constituencies to host the weekend … 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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