Issues

News, Updates and Resources

Here I report on some events and activities in which I have been involved that relate to an issue affecting our locality or County. Also are articles discussing specific topics or motions that have been raised at Council, as well as articles highlighting progress on plans, services or facilities.   Get in touch if you would like to meet, get involved with, or have comments on any of these issues. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section also or share for discussion on social media.

 

Green Forum – First meeting

Thank to everyone who came to the first meeting of the Green Forum in the Acre Project, Celbridge last Wednesday 4th Dec. The idea behind the Forum is to connect everyone interested in climate change and biodiversity recovery and to mobilise for concrete actions that...

Update on Grand Canal Greenway

This is an update from Council in response to a query from a resident about the Grand Canal Greenway, specifically about when development was going to start on the section between Ardclough & Sallins and Grange Castle & Hazelhatch. The entire length of...

Public meeting on Climate Adaptation Strategy

On Friday 5th July, we had a very successful public meeting on Kildare County Council's climate adaptation strategy. Hosted by Ciara Galvin and myself, it was an active session of information sharing and questions to the Council represented by Director of Services,...

Waterways clean-up Castletown

It was an eye-opener again to see the level of rubbish that we pulled from the Castletown water-way beside the Avenue as volunteers with the Celbridge River Catchment Trust. The rubbish included among cans, plastic containers, bottles, hundreds of bags of dog-poo....

Your Green seat for Celbridge

I am honored and privileged to take a seat on Kildare County Council on behalf of the community of Celbridge. Thank you to everyone who voted for me and the Green Party. We are facing an existential crisis and it is my aim and that of my colleagues Cllr Vincent P...

Public meeting: Climate Change – Time to Act

Thank you to everyone who came to the public meeting in Celbridge on the 15th May and joined the discussion on how the challenge of Climate Change can help us to build a powerful voice for sustainable development for Celbridge. The inspiring contributions of Lorna...

Public meeting on Climate Adaptation Strategy

On Friday 5th July, we had a very successful public meeting on Kildare County Council's climate adaptation strategy. Hosted by Ciara Galvin and myself, it was an active session of information sharing and questions to the Council represented by Director of Services,...

Waterways clean-up Castletown

It was an eye-opener again to see the level of rubbish that we pulled from the Castletown water-way beside the Avenue as volunteers with the Celbridge River Catchment Trust. The rubbish included among cans, plastic containers, bottles, hundreds of bags of dog-poo....