Streaming of Council Meetings

My motion at Mondays (27th Nov) full Council Meeting ‘That the council follow the lead of other county councils around the country who have enhanced the transparency and accountability of their councils while protecting against misrepresentations of what happens in the chamber and introduce either streaming or transcription of council meetings. Here is the report […]

Irish Water’s Capital Investment Plan 2014-2016 and 2017 – 2021)

Major Capital Projects Upper Liffey Valley Osberstown Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Contract – The plant upgrade for the “Liquid Stream” to 130,000 PE treatment capacity has been commissioned and is operational. Osberstown Sewerage Sludge Treatment Facility Upgrade – The Sludge Treatment Facility upgrade is being delivered together with the Wastewater Treatment Plant ‘Sludge Stream’ works […]

Healthy Ireland at Your Library

The Healthy Ireland at Your Library Programme will provide a range of resources including a comprehensive collection of books on health and wellbeing in all public libraries in Kildare, online resources, as well as local events and activities around the topic. Plans are in place for a serious of events and book stock is currently […]

Excellence in Local Government Awards

The awards ceremony for the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards took place in Dublin on Thursday 23rd of November. Kildare Library Services were shortlisted in the Best Library Service Category for the Support to Secondary Schools Programme. The workshops cover a broad range of topics, supporting the curriculum, as well as career an personal development […]

Funding from Department of Rural and Community Development

Kildare Libraries have been approved for funding totalling €179,500 from the Department of Rural and Community Development. Kildare will provide matched funding of €59,833. The funding will go towards the purchase of self-service machines for libraries in Kildare, investment in the Work Matters Programme and book stock for children, family reading and literacy for the […]

Electoral Register

The Draft Register of Electors 2018-2019 was published on 1st November and is currently on display at Kildare County Council’s offices and Libraries, Garda Stations, and Post Offices. People can check the register online at up until 25th November 2017 to make sure they are on the register and their details are correct. An […]

Dara Park – Preliminary Report on Flooding

At the request of Joe Boland, Director of Services,Water & Environment, please see link below re: Dara Park – Preliminary Report on Flooding. Mr. Boland commissioned the report for the purpose of explaining the recent flooding event at Dara Park. Also, Mr. Boland wishes to make the following additional points: – The Council wishes to […]

Newbridge Community Library – December 2017 Events

Newbridge Community Library all of our events are free of charge and open to everyone, please remember to supply a contact number when booking by email For further information contact: web: email: phone: 045 – 448353 online catalogue: Please note that Newbridge Community Library will close for Christmas on Friday 22nd […]