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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter everyone! Wishing you and your families a very safe and happy Easter. Hope you all enjoy the long weekend. All the best & take good care, Cathal.

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Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day You can support the wonderful work of the Irish Cancer Society by donating online. The Society provides invaluable care, services and supports to so many people in our communities.

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Positive update on a new secondary school for Kildare.

Positive update on a new secondary school for Kildare.

The Department of Education have informed me that the sale is now closed for the acquisition of circa 8 acre site at ‘Magee Barrack’s’ in Kildare Town. This 8 acre site is to facilitate the replacement and expansion of the existing Curragh PPS and cater for the increased demographic growth at post-primary level ...

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Active Travel Allocations for Kildare and Laois

Active Travel Allocations for Kildare and Laois

I very much welcome the funding announced today to improve our walking and cycling infrastructure across the 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. Full ...

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Lá Fhéile Bríde – Happy St. Brigid’s Day!

Lá Fhéile Bríde – Happy St. Brigid’s Day!

Happy St. Brigid’s Day everyone! Today is a particularly special day for everyone in Kildare to celebrate Brigid of Kildare and to enjoy the wide range of activities planned across the county today to celebrate Brigid 1500. Today celebrates Ireland’s only female patron saint and we now have a bank holiday to ...

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Great news for Kildare commuters!

Great news for Kildare commuters!

Delighted to see after a lot of campaigning from various local groups, fairer fares have finally been delivered for Newbridge and Kildare Town. Once Leap Card validators are installed, a ticket which was previously €10.85 from Newbridge to Dublin Heuston is now reduced to €6. Similarly in Kildare town, ...

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Local Enhancement Funding available for Community Groups

Local Enhancement Funding available for Community Groups

The Local Enhancement Programme (LEP) is open to all groups engaged in activities or projects which encourage community participation, volunteerism and which benefit communities in the constituency. The LEP will support groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas to carry out necessary repairs and improvements ...

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Kildare students participate in BT Young Scientist

Kildare students participate in BT Young Scientist

Great to visit some students from Kildare at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition in the RDS recently. They’ve created some really fascinating research projects. The exhibition is a fantastic celebration of youth and science. The future is in safe hands! Well done to all the students and teachers involved!