Recent Garda Figures for Kildare North Appalling

Recent figures released show a significant decrease in Garda numbers deployed in Kildare. The government have failed in their lack of forward planning and regard to the public safety of Kildare residents. This news comes on top of a spate of closures of Garda stations by the government which I Continue Reading →

Motion on Wind Turbine Setback Passed at Council

At yesterday’s full meeting of Kildare County Council, the Fianna Fáil group pushed through a motion calling for a minimum setback distance on wind turbines of 10 times tip height, to be incorporated into the county development plan and applied to future developments including the Maighne wind farm, application for Continue Reading →

Gritting for Kilteel and Eadestown

While winter is coming to an end (we hope!), I have raised at Kildare County Council that roads around Kilteel and Eadestown be included for regular gritting during frosty weather. This part of Kildare is the highest point in the county therefore is most at risk of icy roads and should Continue Reading →

Kilteel / Eadestown / Rathmore eFibre Rollout

I have been trying to make progress on broadband for the Kilteel / Eadestown / Rathmore area for some time. Unfortunately the latest news from Eircom is not so good here: These areas are served by four exchanges – Brittas (Kilteel area), Kill (Kilteel/Rathmore), Rathmore (Rathmore and Eadestown) and Rathcoole Continue Reading →