Proposal for Live Streaming of Council Meetings

At the Kildare County Council meeting on Monday 28th July, I made a call for live online streaming of all future council meetings. I tabled the motion requesting that the council explore streaming meetings of the council live over the web and requested that both district level and full council Continue Reading →

First Impressions on Local Government Reforms

So Big Phil finally published his ‘opus magnus’ yesterday with all the detail on local government reforms including abolition of town councils, levelling of councillor ratios across the country and creation of much bigger wards in Dublin and the commuter belt. Still trying to digest it all (it’s a big Continue Reading →

Local Democracy Ard Fheis Motion

My proposing speech on local democracy motion: That this Ard-Fheis calls for the implementation of measures that would provide for greater participation in local democracy. (Sallins Cumann, Kildare North) Opening Minister, Teachta Daila, Senators, A delgaidi, etc etc, It is a great honour to address this Ard Fheis. Intro In Continue Reading →

Kildare Boundary Submissions

The constituency review is currently underway for local electoral boundaries as I spoke about previously. The committee is presently accepting submissions although this closes on Friday week (14th March). I have been doing some background work on my own submission although have not got around to uploading it yet. I Continue Reading →