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Portarlington Regeneration Strategy

Portarlington Regeneration Strategy

A major priority for me over the next four years is the redevelopment of both the Curragh Camp and Portarlington. Both towns need new secondary schools and numerous derelict buildings to be refurbished. Accordingly, please see the below flyer from Downey Planning Consultants requesting submissions on the future ...

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Public Meeting: Urban Regeneration of Portarlington Town

Public Meeting: Urban Regeneration of Portarlington Town

The Portarlington Business Association will hold a Public Meeting (Webinar) on Tuesday, 20 October, at 7pm on Urban Regeneration of Portarlington Town. The meeting will be addressed by Simon Wall, Architect with Mayo County Council, who was deeply involved with the transformation of Westport from a coastal town ...

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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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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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Cathal Berry TD – Portarlington Constituency Office

Cathal Berry TD – Portarlington Constituency Office

Our Portarlington Constituency Office makeover is almost complete! The office will be open to the public as soon as the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. In the meantime, you can contact us on 057 860 0118 or by getting in touch through social media. Looking forward to working from the office soon 😁

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Wed 20th May 2020: Covid-19 (Education & Skills): Statements

Wed 20th May 2020: Covid-19 (Education & Skills): Statements

  I took the opportunity to question the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh. I highlighted the chronic need for a new school building for Coláiste Íosagáin in Portarlington, St. Paul’s in Monasterevin and a new school for the Newbridge/Curragh/Athgarvan area. I also highlighted the area of ...

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Flooding on the River Barrow

Flooding on the River Barrow

The Portarlington Constituency Team has been in contact with Laois County Council recently with regards to flooding on the River Barrow between Portarlington and Monasterevin. Laois County Council have advised that they are currently preparing a 5 year programme of river maintenance works for the Barrow Drainage ...

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New Building in the works for Coláiste Íosagáin

New Building in the works for Coláiste Íosagáin

Great news for the people of Portarlington. A new school in the town is seriously needed and is a matter of priority. “It’s a commitment I made to the people of Portarlington and I intend honouring my word and will use every opportunity to deliver a new secondary school for the town.”   ...