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

February update on Athy’s new road

We received the following update regarding the much needed Southern Distributor road at our Council meeting yesterday. €3million has being allocated to the road this year which will ensure all work this year will be completed . As you all may be aware a preliminary contract has already started along the Kilkenny road end of the town,which will include a new culvert for the stream … Continue reading February update on Athy’s new road