Update on Coláiste Íosagáin

Great to see further progress on the new Coláiste Íosagáin school in Portarlington being confirmed. The project is certainly building up a head of steam now. It can’t come soon enough as a new school is desperately needed in our rapidly growing town. This is a critical piece of infrastructure for ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

It's been another busy week in Leinster house and around the Kildare South constituency! Here's some of the things myself and the team have been up to - Asked the Taoiseach to put a recognition package in place for frontline healthcare workers and volunteers who have been working tirelessly ...

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Defence Forces Post 94 Contratcts

In the Dáil this morning, I asked the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney to provide some clarity to the situation pertaining to employment contracts for enlisted personnel who joined after 1994. It is the most urgent, pressing and important matter in the Defence Forces at the moment. It is an ...

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Update on Liffey Lodge, Newbridge

I’m delighted to welcome the news that Kildare County Council (KCC) has purchased the Liffey Lodge building in Newbridge, showing significant commitment to community development in the town. The former Patrician Monastery site is in a great central location in the town and presents a huge ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Volunteered at the ONE medical clinic in Dublin for Defence Forces Veterans. Met with Chief Super Scanlon to increase the number of gardai in Portarlington and to have the station open for longer. Attended the Foreign Affairs & Defence committee to highlight the current situation ...

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Umeras Peatlands

Umeras Peatlands

I really welcome the news recently that the Umeras Windfarm Project has not been granted permission to develop a windfarm near Monasterevin. I am very much in favour of the principle of wind energy as a clean, green alternative to fossil fuels. However, issues around ownership structures, ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Attended the Jadotville presentation in Costume Barracks, Athlone. Spoke in the Dáil chamber about the raise in energy prices, cybersecurity and covid-19 vaccine misinformation. Attended the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee Meeting in Leinster House. Met with ...

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