General Election Campaign Underway in Kildare North

The campaign to elect the next Dáil is now officially underway. Polling takes place on Friday 26th February 2016. I am running to win a seat in Kildare North and I am asking voters in the constituency to give me their number 1 vote. I’ve met many voters over the Continue Reading →

Derelict Sites Task Force Established

I’m delighted that my proposal has been accepted for the creation of a derelict sites task force which will seek to tackle the derelict buildings across Co. Kildare with a view to rendering them suitable for residential and commercial use. The Derelict Building Task Force will examine and work with Continue Reading →

Shop Front & Town Centre Improvement Grant Scheme Open

I am delighted to welcome the council’s Shop Front & Town Centre Improvement Grant Scheme which will be rolled out now in 2016. The purpose of this simple yet innovative scheme is to improve the appearance of shop fronts and other retail and commercial properties in our towns around Co. Continue Reading →

Update on Flood Relief Plans of Morell and Painstown Rivers Sought

At the recent meeting of Naas Municipal District council, I asked for updates on the flood relief plans at Killeenmore. This follows from​ ​flooding of the Morell and Painstown rivers several times over the previous​ months​ and​ o​n a regular basis for the past several winters. This is a matter Continue Reading →

“Action Plan for Jobs” Ignores Long Terms Problems in Economy

Earlier this week we witnessed the Government (re)announce their much lauded “Action Plan for Jobs” in Naas, Co. Kildare. While on the face of it we’re made to believe that this is something we should be grateful for, once you start to examine the detail of the plan you can Continue Reading →