Newbridge Town Hall New Payment Schedule

I am truly delighted to report that after over a year of lobbying for a fairer pricing structure for use of Newbridge Town Hall my fellow Cllrs approved a new payment schedule which I hope will make our town hall more accessible to community groups. Here is the Payment Schedule as approved today. Commercial – […]

Governance of local Approved Housing Bodies

My first question at  this month’s (18th April)  Municipal District meeting, ‘ Given previous concerns about governance of local Approved Housing Bodies which were sufficient to trigger a national audit approximately three years ago, can the council reassure members that the recommendations of both the national and local audit committees referencing Approved Housing Bodies in […]

Update on the implementation of Jakes Law in the KildareNewbridge Municipal District

My second question at this month’s (18th April) Municipal District meeting, ‘Can the council provide an update on the implementation of Jakes Law in the KildareNewbridge Municipal District including a list of estates that applied for Jakes Law signage in the first two phases and the council’s timeline for the roll out of the scheme […]

Update re: public lighting on the Green Road

My first motion at this month’s (18th April) Municipal District Meeting, ‘ In light of the four year campaign to get new lighting in this municipal district area, that the council provide an update on the October 2017 report which stated that ‘The Public Lighting section will shortly make an assessment for lighting on the […]

Dara Park Surface Water Scheme

My second motion at this month’s (18th April) Municipal District meeting, ‘In light of the failure of large swathes of the green area in Dara Park to recover and thrive, that the council reassess the landscaping works carried out at Dara Park after the Flood Alleviation Scheme works and clarify the following: how much the […]

Council ask the Environmental Protection Agency to register environmentally friendly & sustainable actions implemented by local authorities

My motion at today’s (26th March) Full Council meeting, ‘ That the council ask the Environmental Protection Agency to register environmentally friendly and sustainable actions/schemes/protocols/procedures implemented by local authorities with a view to sharing information about the most effective and efficient actions by each local authority. Here is the report issued by Mr J Boland, […]

Letter to female FG TDs/Senators with whom I had trained, asking for their support.

From: Fiona McLoughlin Healy <fiona@fmcloughlinhealy.ie> Date: 25 January 2018 at 10:21:27 GMT To: maura.hopkins@oir.ie, maria.byrne@oireachtas.ie, josepha.madigan@oireachtas.ie, maria.bailey@oireachtas.ie, kate.oconnell@oir.ie Subject: Your support for fellow female public representatives Dear Josepha, Kate, Maura, both Maria B and Maria As this is the year The Taoiseach has stated he is fully committed to progressing the rights of women under Fine Gael in Government I am hoping that […]