Water charges and low-income earners

*The Government has stated that its priority in Government is to make water charges as fair, equitable and affordable as possible.  Unlike nearly all other jurisdictions, the Government has introduced household allowances to keep the cost of water charges affordable: Ø        There will be a free allowance of 30,000 litres per annum […]

Reduction of speed limits in residential areas vital to ensure safety of our children

I have welcomed news that all local authorities are to examine speed limits in residential areas and housing estates. The directive was issued to local authorities by the Minister for Transport, Sport and Tourism, Paschal Donohoe TD. “Minister Donohoe has contacted all local authorities, including Kildare County Council, directing them to review the speed limits […]