Calling for Local Government Reform

Recently my colleague Shane Cassells TD brought a Bill into the Dáil which would allow Town Counicls to make a return. The benefits to the local community is one key incentive to having town councils and their merits considered once again. You can read my full contribution to the debate Continue Reading →

Local Elections in Naas

On Friday 23rd May you will have the opportunity to elect new councillors to Kildare County Council. This opportunity only comes around once every five years. It will determine who will represent you in the council chamber until 2019. These councillors will be responsible for deciding the course of local Continue Reading →

No Water Meters for Older Naas Estates

Irish Water have been busy installing water meters across Naas for the past few months, however it looks as though they will now move on leaving many properties still un-metered. In some of the older parts of Naas, Irish Water did not install meters due to the nature of the Continue Reading →

Residents Still Left in the Dark

I have put in updated requests for progress on the taking in charge of estates as another winter sets in and some estates are still without lighting. Last year I obtained records through the freedom of information act which confirmed a council decision to cut-off 85 estates from maintenance so Continue Reading →

Naas Town Free Parking a Step in Right Direction

Naas Town Council are now offering free parking on Saturdays which will commence from 5th October. I welcome this move. As many of you are already aware, it is as initiative I have called for on numerous occasions. As far back as 2009 I proposed the need for a plan Continue Reading →