January 2016 update on Athy Road 

 Cllr Mark Wall welcomed confirmation from Kildare County Council that they were examining a variation of the C route very carefully following hundreds of submissions during the recent public consultation on the proposed road. Cllr Wall was speaking following today’s Athy Municipal District meeting where the Senior Engineer for roads for County Kildare, confirmed that he was very impressed by the quality of the … Continue reading January 2016 update on Athy Road 

NTA funding must include Carlow Road – Athy – Wall 

Carlow Road Athy remains the priority for NTA funding   Following this mornings meeting of the Athy Municipal District, Cllr Wall welcomed confirmation from the area engineer that the provision of a footpath and repair of the Carlow road in  Athy remained the priority for NTA funding for the region in 2016. Speaking on his motion , Cllr Wall asked the Council to confirm if … Continue reading NTA funding must include Carlow Road – Athy – Wall 

Voluntary Housing Associations part of the solution -wall

Voluntary housing Associations part of solution – Wall Cllr Mark Wall welcomed confirmation from the Senior housing officer that Kildare County Council are in advanced negotiations with a number of Voluntary housing associations on the provision of Social housing in the Athy area. In a response to Cllr Wall’s motion , the Council informed its members that the Respond housing association were finalising a plan … Continue reading Voluntary Housing Associations part of the solution -wall

Preparation complete for work on St Michaels New Graveyard Athy 

Cllr Mark Wall has welcomed the news that much needed work will shortly commerce in St Michael’s New Graveyard Athy. Following motions and follow up meetings with Officials of Kildare County Council, Cllr Wall has being informed that up to €40,000 will be further spent on improvement works in the Graveyard. These works will include the Tarmac conversation of the remaining paths  the graveyard while … Continue reading Preparation complete for work on St Michaels New Graveyard Athy 

Continued need for Social Housing must investigate all possibilities 

Cllr Mark Wall has tabled a further motion to Kildare County Council on the continued need for Social Housing in South Kildare . In my recent canvassing and on a daily basis , housing and its need continues to dominate my representations. On Friday I met with senior officials of the Council about the urgent need for social housing in Kilcullen given the number of … Continue reading Continued need for Social Housing must investigate all possibilities 

Continued illegal dumping putting Communities at risk 

Labour Party general election candidate , Cllr Mark Wall has called on all the rural communities of South Kildare to continue the fight against illegal dumping in their communities following recent increases once again.  Cllr Wall was speaking following the recent flooding where in some cases blocked drains due to illegal dumping caused potentially severe problems for rural houses. In a number of cases flood … Continue reading Continued illegal dumping putting Communities at risk 

Up-Skilling key to Continued success 

Labour Party General Election Candidate , Cllr Mark Wall has welcomed the news that Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board are offering 2,860 training and further education places in the Athy area in 2016. Cllr Wall has had a number of meetings with CEO of KWETB, Mr Sean Ashe and his staff within the organisation to discuss the need for up-skinning those on the current … Continue reading Up-Skilling key to Continued success