Update on Athy’s New Road

  Following our recent area meeting and further conversations with Officials of Kildare County Council, we have being informed that the delivery of the road is still on target. In the last few days a tender has being sent out to remove the railway tracks from the old railway line along the Dunbrinn estate. This contract has being agreed between the Council and Irish rail. … Continue reading Update on Athy’s New Road

July update on Athy’s new road

At the July meeting of the Athy Municipal District , the senior engineer confirmed that the road is on target. He confirmed that Iarnrod Eireann have confirmed that the old railway line has been “abandoned”. This will result in the tracks being removed and both the Council and Iarnrod Eireann are working on a timeframe for this to happen. The preliminary contract is coming to … Continue reading July update on Athy’s new road


Kildare South General Election Candidate , Cllr Mark Wall ,has welcomed news of the restoration of certain special allowance for Defence Force members but has called on the Minister for Finance to find a route to increase core pay. He has also called for a full-time Minister for Defence to be appointed to Cabinet. Cllr Wall said: “I welcome the decision by the Cabinet to … Continue reading PROMISED DEFENCE ALLOWANCES NO SUBSTITUTE FOR A DECENT WAGE

Update Cois Caislean estate Nurney

Following representations from the Residents of Cois Caislean in Nurney, I am pleased to learn that the Council have €40,000 in a bond for the finishing of their estate. The Council will also begin the taking in charge of the estate , which I’m working with the Residents on. Question – Councillor Mark Wall Can the council provide an update on the taking in charge … Continue reading Update Cois Caislean estate Nurney

April update on Athy’s new road

At our April meeting of Athy Municipal District we were informed that the road was “exactly on programme” and that the main contract would be ready by Q4 of this year. The Council have begun work on CIE lands under license and are happy with progress. I raised the concerns of Residents in Branswood and the senior official agreed to meet those affected and address … Continue reading April update on Athy’s new road

Choice based lettings

I wish to confirm that we have advertised the following three properties on Choice Based Lettings:- 9 Ardrew Drive, Adrew Meadows, Athy – 2 Bed Apartment (FF) 4 Newtown View, Newtown Manor, Kill – 2 Bed Apartment (FF) 5 Riverview, Naas – 1 Bed Apartment (GF) These properties will be going live at 9.00 a.m. tomorrow morning (1st March) for housing applicants to register their interest and will … Continue reading Choice based lettings