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NDFA Devolved School Building Programme

NDFA Devolved School Building Programme

I am delighted to receive confirmation from the Department of Education and Skills that St. Marks Special School (Newbridge), Patrician Post Primary School (Newbridge) and Cross & Passion (Kilcullen) are included on the NDFA Devolved School Building Programme. The programme, entitled the Devolved Schools ...

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St. Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin

St. Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin

Congratulations to the principal, staff and students of St. Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin on the news that construction of the new school build will commence soon. This is great news for the whole school community. Looking forward to similar good news for Colaiste Isogáin in Portarlington and the Curragh ...

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Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted in Kildare with Immediate Effect

Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted in Kildare with Immediate Effect

I welcome the great news that the restrictions in Kildare are being lifted with immediate effect. The people and businesses in Kildare deserve huge credit and recognition for no doubt, saving many lives. A lot of unpaid volunteers gave their time to work tirelessly in the testing hub in Newbridge and Punchestown, ...

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Supporting Kildare – Education and Tourism & Hospitality Sector

Supporting Kildare – Education and Tourism & Hospitality Sector

This week I attended a conference call with Tourism Minister Catherine Martin, Into Kildare and other local TDs and Senators, to discuss a specific financial support package to help the Tourism and Hospitality sector in Kildare during this difficult time for many businesses following the recent extension of Covid-19 ...

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Funding for Walking and Cycling Projects in Kildare

Funding for Walking and Cycling Projects in Kildare

I welcome the announcement that much needed funding has been allocated to Kildare County Council to fund a variety of walking and cycling projects from the National Transport Authority, as part of the Government’s July Stimulus Plan. More of this kind of funding and investment is desperately needed in Kildare, ...

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The River Barrow

The River Barrow

Thanks to Laois County Council for agreeing to undertake flood relief measures on the River Barrow on the Laois/Kildare border near Monasterevin. Good to see preventative action being taken before the onset of winter.

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Spike in Covid-19 Cases in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Spike in Covid-19 Cases in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

A significant spike in Covid-19 cases in Kildare, Laois & Offaly. Please take extra care in implementing all public health advice 😷 Click here for the special advice for people living in Kildare, Laois and Offaly 👉 https://www.gov.ie/…/7b237-special-advice-for-those-living…/

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Funding for Kildare Town

Funding for Kildare Town

I welcome the great news that The Kildare Town Renewal Plan for €1.75 million in RRDF funding has been approved. This project which is being led by Kildare County Council, will prepare plans for the redesign of the Market Square and for a pedestrian link from the Kildare Village Outlet into the Town Centre. ...

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Refunds Relating to COVID-19 School Closures 

Refunds Relating to COVID-19 School Closures 

Families who paid a fee for school transport in 2019/20 will receive a refund for the unused portion following the public health measure of closing schools to prevent the spread of Covid19. Bus Éireann operates the School Transport Scheme on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills, and is managing the refund ...

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Supporting Robertstown

Supporting Robertstown

Here in Robertstown to support the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF) application by the Robertstown Community Amenities Association. Excellent ideas planned for the future of the village!

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New Housing in Brownstown

New Housing in Brownstown

Dr. Cathal Berry really welcomes the news that Kildare County Council has acquired 45 new houses in Brownstown Manor, Brownstown. It will be a game changer for much needed social housing in this area which will make a huge difference to both military and civilian families in the community.

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Newbridge Constituency Office

Newbridge Constituency Office

The renovation of the Newbridge Constituency Office is almost complete! 😊 The office is located in the Charlotte Mall, Newbridge. We are really looking forward to working from the office soon. In the meantime, you can contact us on (045) 579 053.