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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 ...

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Laois & Offaly Newsletter September 2021

Laois & Offaly Newsletter September 2021

Here is a copy of my Newsletter. Just sharing some of the latest updates, progress and future plans for Portarlington and the surrounding areas. Feel free to contact me if you would like a copy! Click here to view the full Newsletter.    

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Work underway at Derryounce Lakes & Trails

Work underway at Derryounce Lakes & Trails

Great to see more funding flowing into the Portarlington area. Well done to the Derryounce Lakes & Trails team who have worked so hard on delivering this project over the last number of years. Good to see that resurfacing of the 2km walking track gets underway as early as Monday. Another step in the right ...

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Youth Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Youth Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Great news that Kildare, Laois & Offaly are set to receive funding to support national youth organisations, and local youth services and clubs across the constituency. Kildare & Wicklow - €87,666.50 Laois & Offaly - €32,302.23 Funding to benefit young people in the constituency is vital ...

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Sports Equipment Programme Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Sports Equipment Programme Funding for Kildare, Laois & Offaly

Great news that so many sports clubs and organisations across the constituency are set to receive funding under the Sports Capital & Equipment Programme. This funding has been provided to help community sports groups purchase equipment and upgrade their facilities. Well done to all the Kildare, Laois ...