Social Enterprise Grants

County Kildare LEADER Partnership is currently accepting applications for the Small Capital Grant Scheme for Social Enterprises 2019. Who can apply? The grant is open to applications from enterprises whose objective is to achieve a social, societal or environmental impact, rather than maximising profit for its owners or shareholders. This fund is open to all […]

Council provide an update on the redress scheme for the residents of Millfield Estate, Newbridge

My second question at yesterday’s (16th October) MD meeting, ‘Can the council provide an update on the redress scheme for the residents of Millfield Estate, Newbridge? Report issued by: Ms K Keane, Administrative Officer, Members Services : ‘Kildare County Council has no remit or role in a redress scheme for the residents of the Millfield Estate […]

Council provides details of the application for the second bridge for Newbridge.

My second motion at yesterday’s (16th October) MD meeting; ‘That the council provides details of the application for the second bridge for Newbridge. Report issued by Ms E Wright, Senior Executive Officer, Roads Section : ‘Kildare County Council was unsuccessful in securing funding of €11.3million from the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund for the Newbridge Southern Relief […]

Council considers introducing a cycle lane from the Industrial estate on the outskirts of Kilcullen into Kilcullen town

My first motion at yesterday’s (16th October) MD meeting; ‘That the council considers introducing a cycle lane from the Industrial estate on the outskirts of Kilcullen into Kilcullen town.’ Report issued by Ms E Wright, Senior Executive Officer, Roads Section : This would require examination by TAAG in consultation with the Municipal District engineer.

Council provide an update on the progress of the €2million redevelopment of the Riverbank Arts Centre

My adjourned motion  at Septembers MD meeting; ‘That the council provide an update on the progress of the €2million redevelopment of the Riverbank Arts Centre, announced in 2017 as part of the Creative Ireland programme funding provided under Department of Arts and Culture Capital Scheme 2016-2018. Report issued by: Ms S Kavanagh, Director of Service, […]

Council provide an all-weather safe surface for the playground in Kilcullen

My adjourned motion  at Septembers MD meeting; ‘That the council provide an all-weather safe surface for the playground in Kilcullen similar to that provided in Maynooth and explain in its report the criteria for selecting different playground surfaces. Report issued by: Ms P O’Rourke, Executive Parks Superintendent, Community and Cultural Development Department: The playground in […]

Council provide details of the full list of projects in the municipal district for which it intends to apply for funding for from the next round of Urban District Regeneration Fund

My second question at Septembers MD meeting; “Can the council provide details of the full list of projects in the municipal district for which it intends to apply for funding for from the next round of Urban District Regeneration Fund; to include details of the council’s preparedness for application for each project including but not […]

Council outline the options for moving forward with the Compulsory Purchase Order of O Modhrain Hall

My first question at Septembers MD meeting; “Can the council outline the options for moving forward with the Compulsory Purchase Order of O Modhrain Hall that it had originally initiated, in light of the incomplete status of the sale of O Modhrain Hall? Report issued by: Mr L Dunne, Senior Executive officer, Environment & Water […]

Council clarify what progress has been made in relation to the management and protection of the Curragh Plains

My second  motion at Septembers MD meeting; “That the council clarify what progress has been made in relation to the management and protection of the Curragh Plains since the replacement of the Curragh Plains Forum with the partnership between the council and the Department of Defence, reported earlier this year.” Report: The District Manager will […]