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.

 

Community discussion with Minister Malcolm Noonan on Biodiversity & Heritage

Join our online Green Forum community meeting next Wednesday 3rd March at 7pm where we will be in discussion with Minister of State Malcolm Noonan on biodiversity and heritage in the context of county development plans. As our development plan consultation is open...

Submission to Open Space & Recreation strategy

I welcome the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions as part of the Open Space and Recreation strategy public consultation. Previous strategy The current 2011 strategy states that An open space strategy enables a local authority to adopt an organised approach...

Dart+Maynooth Rail Project

On behalf of the Municipal District all Councillors made the following submission to the first phase of the consultation on expansion of the Dart service to Maynooth. Submission to Dart + Maynooth ConsultationFrom Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District, Co. KildareDate:...

Access to Environmental Data

18th Dec. 2021 Question: Can the council confirm how members of this municipal district can access environmental information that is provided by Kildare County Council to the Environmental Data Exchange Network (EDEN)? Report: EDEN is the EPA’s online web portal for...

Townland Boundary Map

17th Dec. 2021 Motion: That the council develop a map of hedgerows that are townland boundaries for the municipal district, with a view to their protection under the Boundary Survey (Ireland) Act, 1854 and that this information is provided in Open Data format. Report:...

Access to Environmental Data

18th Dec. 2021 Question: Can the council confirm how members of this municipal district can access environmental information that is provided by Kildare County Council to the Environmental Data Exchange Network (EDEN)? Report: EDEN is the EPA’s online web portal for...