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Portarlington Christmas Lights 2020

Portarlington Christmas Lights 2020

Fantastic to see the Christmas lights being switched on in Portarlington last Friday for the ‘Big Switch On’! Thanks to the Christmas Lights Committee for all your hard work and dedication over the past few weeks - the town looks great! The countdown to Christmas has officially begun ...

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Just Transition Fund 2020

Just Transition Fund 2020

I really welcome confirmation from the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD that following major funding allocations of €27.8 million from the Just Transition Programme, a variety of projects in Kildare, Laois and Offaly have received funding. These projects represent innovative and ...

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Portarlington Regeneration Strategy

Portarlington Regeneration Strategy

A major priority for me over the next four years is the redevelopment of both the Curragh Camp and Portarlington. Both towns need new secondary schools and numerous derelict buildings to be refurbished. Accordingly, please see the below flyer from Downey Planning Consultants requesting submissions on the future ...

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Public Meeting: Urban Regeneration of Portarlington Town

Public Meeting: Urban Regeneration of Portarlington Town

The Portarlington Business Association will hold a Public Meeting (Webinar) on Tuesday, 20 October, at 7pm on Urban Regeneration of Portarlington Town. The meeting will be addressed by Simon Wall, Architect with Mayo County Council, who was deeply involved with the transformation of Westport from a coastal town ...

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Portarlington Community Groups & Voluntary Organisations

Portarlington Community Groups & Voluntary Organisations

Another productive meeting in Portarlington tonight with the Community Groups and Voluntary Organisations in the town. The meeting was led by Mark Prendergast (Prendergast Leadership) who gave a great insight into how to maximise achievement within our community groups and organisations. It was great to get together ...

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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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Water Conservation in Portarlington

Water Conservation in Portarlington

Irish Water and Laois County Council continue to remind customers in Portarlington and surrounding areas to conserve water where possible during essential night-time water restrictions currently in place from 10pm until 6am. Despite recent rainfall, drinking water demand is outstripping supply and these ...

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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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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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Cathal Berry TD – Portarlington Constituency Office

Cathal Berry TD – Portarlington Constituency Office

Our Portarlington Constituency Office makeover is almost complete! The office will be open to the public as soon as the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. In the meantime, you can contact us on 057 860 0118 or by getting in touch through social media. Looking forward to working from the office soon 😁

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Restart Grant – Details for Kildare South

Restart Grant – Details for Kildare South

Local Authorities are now taking online applications for the Restart Grant for Small Businesses - Details for Kildare, Laois and Offaly. The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has agreed details of a €250m Restart Grant which will provide grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the ...