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Weekly Update from Dr Cathal Berry TD

Weekly Update from Dr Cathal Berry TD

Hi Everyone, I hope you are keeping well. Another busy two weeks across the constituency and in Leinster House. Here are some of the things myself and the team has been up to - Volunteered at the ONE medical clinic for Defence Force veterans in Dublin. Virtually attended the board meeting of Kildare Drug ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Hi Everyone, I hope you are keeping well. Just sharing some of the things myself and the team have been up to this week across the constituency and in Leinster House - Attended the Centenary of the handover of the Curragh Camp. Delighted to welcome ONE veterans to Leinster House to discuss veteran mental ...

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Active Travel Allocations for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Active Travel Allocations for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

I very much welcome the funding announced this month to improve our walking and cycling infrastructure across the constituency. Being able to safely walk and cycle to work or school is fundamental to our quality of life. It’s also good for our health, good for the environment and good for our pocket. ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Visited Moore Abbey in Monasterevin to meet with the CEO of the Muiríosa Foundation, Siobhán Bryan to discuss various issues. Volunteered at the ONE Medical Clinic for Defence Forces Veterans. Spoke to Will Faulkner on Midlands 103 about the current conflict on the Russia-Ukraine border. Spoke to ...

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Portarlington Arts Festival

Portarlington Arts Festival

What started off as a conversation over a cup of coffee has become a reality. The first-ever Portarlington Arts Festival turned out to be a great success this year. There certainly is fantastic talent here locally in Portarlington. It was great also to meet Dermot Muldowney (Portarlington’s new Peace Commissioner) at ...

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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 throughout the ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Met with the French Ambassador, Vincent Guerénd to discuss Defence issues and also to welcome him to Portarlington in the near future. Attended a technical briefing on the Marine Area Planning Bill. Spoke in the Dáil about the Autism Bill and highlighted issues affecting people with autism and their ...

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Outdoor Recreation Funding 2021 for Kildare South

Outdoor Recreation Funding 2021 for Kildare South

Great news this morning that funding has been allocated to Kildare, Laois & Offaly under the first measure of the Outdoor Recreation Funding Scheme. We have a lot of fantastic walkways and trails here locally. Hopefully, this funding will be a boost for many of these groups. Delighted to also see Vicarstown ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Spoke in the Dáil about the lack of investment in the Defence Budget for 2022. Highlighted the need for the Irish Rail Short Hop Zone to be extended to Newbridge, Kildare Town, Monasterevin & Portarlington to reduce transport costs for students and commuters. Spoke to Bryan Dobson on RTÉ Radio 1 in ...