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Post Office breakfast morning in Portarlington

Post Office breakfast morning in Portarlington

Very successful Post Office breakfast morning in Portarlington this week. Ireland’s post office network is crying out for more private & state business- particularly from a community banking point of view. Post offices support local communities- let’s remember to support them in return…

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Active Travel Allocations for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Active Travel Allocations for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

I very much welcome the funding announced this month to improve our walking and cycling infrastructure across the constituency. Being able to safely walk and cycle to work or school is fundamental to our quality of life. It’s also good for our health, good for the environment and good for our pocket. ...

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Portarlington Arts Festival

Portarlington Arts Festival

What started off as a conversation over a cup of coffee has become a reality. The first-ever Portarlington Arts Festival turned out to be a great success this year. There certainly is fantastic talent here locally in Portarlington. It was great also to meet Dermot Muldowney (Portarlington’s new Peace Commissioner) at ...

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Work underway at Derryounce Lakes & Trails

Work underway at Derryounce Lakes & Trails

Great to see more funding flowing into the Portarlington area. Well done to the Derryounce Lakes & Trails team who have worked so hard on delivering this project over the last number of years. Good to see that resurfacing of the 2km walking track gets underway as early as Monday. Another step in the right ...

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Youth Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Youth Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Great news that Kildare, Laois & Offaly are set to receive funding to support national youth organisations, and local youth services and clubs across the constituency. Kildare & Wicklow - €87,666.50 Laois & Offaly - €32,302.23 Funding to benefit young people in the constituency is vital ...

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Portarlington & Castledermot Streetscape Enhancement Initiative

Portarlington & Castledermot Streetscape Enhancement Initiative

Delighted to see that funding has been announced for Portarlington & Castledermot under the €7 million Streetscape Enhancement Initiative to improve the local streetscape. The funding from the Department of Rural Development is to fund projects including the likes of the following: Strategic ...

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Sports Equipment Programme Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Sports Equipment Programme Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Great news that so many sports clubs and organisations across the constituency are set to receive funding under the Sports Capital & Equipment Programme. This funding has been provided to help community sports groups purchase equipment and upgrade their facilities. Well done to all the Kildare, Laois ...

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New €15 million ‘Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund’

New €15 million ‘Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund’

The funding will support local authorities in enhancing outdoor urban space and improving walking and cycling infrastructure. Local authorities are invited to apply under the funding stream for short term measures which will help create safe outdoor urban spaces for the public. The measures will need to be ...

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Upgrades To Eight Garda Stations In Laois To Have Multiple Benefits

Upgrades To Eight Garda Stations In Laois To Have Multiple Benefits

Improving the safety and security of people in the Portarlington area has been a major focus of mine in recent months. Good to see some tangible improvement being announced this week. More Gardaí are still needed on the streets, but good progress on infrastructure nonetheless. Upgrades to eight Garda Stations in ...