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Portarlington Façade Enhancement Scheme

Portarlington Façade Enhancement Scheme

Portarlington Façade Enhancement Scheme has been re-launched for 2022. The grant available is 75% of the overall cost of the painting works subject to a maximum grant of €750. The scheme is open to both residential and commercial properties in French Church Street, Market Square and Main Street (part of). The scheme ...

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Post Office breakfast morning in Portarlington

Post Office breakfast morning in Portarlington

Very successful Post Office breakfast morning in Portarlington this week. Ireland’s post office network is crying out for more private & state business- particularly from a community banking point of view. Post offices support local communities- let’s remember to support them in return…

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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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Update on Coláiste Íosagáin

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 the entire area and ...

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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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Lack of Affordable Houses in Kildare highlighted in Dáil

Lack of Affordable Houses in Kildare highlighted in Dáil

Independent TD for Kildare South Dr Cathal Berry TD highlighted important issues with the Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien in the Dáil last week when he raised the unaffordability of housing in County Kildare and the issue of housing mix with the Minister. ‘I drove from Portarlington today through to ...

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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.