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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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New Covid-19 Restrictions Anncounced

New Covid-19 Restrictions Anncounced

New Covid-19 measures have been announced for the country following an increase in cases over the past few days. All measures are in place for the next three and half weeks until September 13th. ⏺ All businesses should facilitate remote working where possible ⏺ All visits to homes will be limited to six ...

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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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Support Package for Businesses in Kildare South

Support Package for Businesses in Kildare South

I welcome today’s business support package as a first step in getting Kildare, Laois and Offaly businesses back on their feet. More state support will be required over the coming months to mitigate against the effects of the second lockdown. ✅ Topped up Restart Grant Plus - Eligible businesses will now be entitled ...

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Restart Grant Plus details for Kildare South

Restart Grant Plus details for Kildare South

The Restart Grant Plus is open for applications today. This is a new grant of between €4K and €25k to help businesses reopen. ✅ The Restart Grant Plus is a key part of the government’s July Stimulus package, a €7.4bn package of measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led recovery and build economic confidence while ...

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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…/