Community Alert Scheme Setup at Public Meetings

Three public meetings were held in recent weeks, one in Kilteel and two in Kill, following the Garda station closure, and positive outcomes have been achieved. The meetings were organised by Fianna Fáil’s Naas Area Representative, James Lawless, to allow the community discuss the issues and explore the options. “We have made Continue Reading →

Fallout from Kill Garda Closures

I was delighted to host a very productive meeting last Tuesday night in the Dew Drop Inn, Kill, to discuss the fallout from the planned closure of Kill Garda Station and neighbouring stations along the Kildare / Wicklow border. I organised the meeting because I have major concerns that the government is taking away Continue Reading →

Budget Backlash Conceals Kildare Garda Closures

In the midst of the harshest budget in the history of the state Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, took the opportunity to announce a raft of Garda station closures under cover of the political distraction. Despite a growing crime wave across the Naas area and wider commuter belt, with burglaries Continue Reading →

Mick Wallace and the Companies Acts

Back blogging again after a few months of enforced absence during a period of political, home, work and academic pressures. Sharing some thoughts on Mick Wallace today and his escapades. In brief I believe the recent revelations about Independent TD Mick Wallace leave more questions open than answered and add Continue Reading →