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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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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!

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Newbridge Lions Club Christmas Appeal

Newbridge Lions Club Christmas Appeal

Great to support the Newbridge Lions Club Christmas Appeal collection recently. The Lions Club does amazing work in the community so any donations would be greatly appreciated to help them continue to do the fantastic work they do. Great cause. Thank you for your support, if you can.

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New bridge for Newbridge

New bridge for Newbridge

Great news for Newbridge! I very much welcome the news that planning permission has been granted for a new bridge for Newbridge. I, along with other public representatives and advocates, have raised this issue on numerous occasions over the last number of years locally and with Government Ministers, so I am glad ...

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Positive news for Kildare commuters

Positive news for Kildare commuters

Positive update today on moving closer to fairer fares for the commuters of Kildare South! The National Transport Authority has announced their plans for a new fare structure today. Fares will now be determined nationwide based on the distance traveled in km and also the introduction of a new Dublin Commuter ...

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Built Heritage Investment Scheme Funding for Co. Kildare

Built Heritage Investment Scheme Funding for Co. Kildare

Delighted to see that a number of locations in Kildare are set to receive funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme. This includes Thatch Cottage, Quinnsborough, Monasterevin, Co.Kildare - Thatching - €5,000 Arch, Athgarvan Road, St. Conleths Park, Newbridge, Co. Kildare - Restoration and ...