Tag: Dr. Cathal Berry
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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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Financial Support for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Financial Support for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

In the Dáil, I asked the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, about the possibility of providing additional financial supports for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to support businesses following the local restrictions that were imposed in the three counties recently.  

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Dr. Cathal Berry – Issues affecting the Defence Forces

Dr. Cathal Berry – Issues affecting the Defence Forces

 I spoke to the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney about a number of immediate issues facing the Defence Forces. Removing the requirement for a person to purchase their discharge from the Defence Forces following line service. Improving sea-going pay for the Naval Service. Troops should be ...

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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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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 ...