If you were parking at Sallins train station over the past fortnight you may have been in for a nasty new year’s surprise if you came back to find your car clamped on your first day back. It turns out NCPS car parks who operate the Naas side station car Continue Reading →
Funding has now been announced for flood relief works in Kildare and the government has made a multi-million available to local authorities for such works. Funding has been drawn down by Kildare County Council for the following projects: Minor Flood Relief & Coastal Protection Programme 2010 – Kildare County Council Butterstream, Clane Continue Reading →
Last week I spoke of the RTÉ enquiry which led to much acrimony within the Waterways estate at the Minister’s comments which contradicted the technical evidence previously presented. The ful episode can be seen here: http://www.rte.ie/player/#v=1063707 Similar claims had also been made in local media at the outset, example here: 02 December 2009 Continue Reading →
Last night (8th Jan, 2010), RTE Prime Time screened a program on the floods in Sallins, amongst other places. I spoke to the program makers, on camera, for about thirty minutes, however I did not feature in the eventual program. I did show them around the local landscape and bring Continue Reading →
For the benefit of anyone who may have been affected by the recent flooding at Sallins, there is a new page here with pointers to the different resources available.