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Urgent need for a new Secondary School in Kildare South

Urgent need for a new Secondary School in Kildare South

The shortage of secondary school places in Kildare South has been an ongoing issue for a number of years. While short-term solutions can be found for Sept 2021 by increasing capacity in nearby secondary schools, the only definitive solution is to build a new secondary school for the Curragh/Newbridge/Kildare area as ...

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November Newsletter 2020

November Newsletter 2020

It's been a busy few months across the constituency. Have a read of my newsletter here, which will fill you in on some of the details - November Newsletter 2020   If you would like to keep up to date with all that is happening locally in Kildare, Laois and Offaly, as well as other important national issues ...

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St. Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin

St. Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin

Congratulations to the principal, staff and students of St. Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin on the news that construction of the new school build will commence soon. This is great news for the whole school community. Looking forward to similar good news for Colaiste Isogáin in Portarlington and the Curragh ...

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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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Funding for Social Housing

Funding for Social Housing

I very much welcome new State supports for the refurbishment of unoccupied social houses. This would be an ideal opportunity to bring run down unoccupied Department of Defence housing in the Curragh Camp back on stream for service personnel and their families. Funding Allocations - Kildare County Council ...

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Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted in Kildare with Immediate Effect

Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted in Kildare with Immediate Effect

I welcome the great news that the restrictions in Kildare are being lifted with immediate effect. The people and businesses in Kildare deserve huge credit and recognition for no doubt, saving many lives. A lot of unpaid volunteers gave their time to work tirelessly in the testing hub in Newbridge and Punchestown, ...

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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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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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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…/