Frank O’Rourke – Unacceptable Delay in rolling out National Broadband Plan

Local Fianna Fáil TD, Frank O’Rourke, has called on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment to intervene and bring clarity to the roll out of the National Broadband Plan as delays persist in the roll out of broadband connections in rural areas in County Kildare.

“It is time for the Government to outline a timeline for the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan, as there is only one company – Enet – left in the running after Eir pulled out of the process earlier this year.” Continue reading “Frank O’Rourke – Unacceptable Delay in rolling out National Broadband Plan”

Cllr Robert Power – Blame for Housing Crisis lies with Government not Councils

Cllr Robert Power has criticised attempts by Leo Varadkar and Eoghan Murphy to pass the buck on the blame for the housing crisis and has claimed that new Housing Department guidelines will actually make it more difficult to access housing in the areas where it is most needed.

“This morning the Taoiseach doubled down on comments Eoghan Murphy made yesterday and attempted to deflect blame to County Councils saying that they are not doing enough to tackle the housing crisis.” Continue reading “Cllr Robert Power – Blame for Housing Crisis lies with Government not Councils”

James Lawless – New Train Timetable

A new timetable on the Kildare line will come into use from September 10th. However, it has been confirmed that a new timetable with additional services via the Phoenix Park tunnel to Grand Canal Dock in the mornings and, crucially, in the evenings is incoming.

A new timetable is being rolled out from September 10th. You can see the changes by going onto the website and future dating your search. The changes seem fairly minor for commuters from Sallins, Naas, Celbridge, Hazelhatch but improved services are incoming. Continue reading “James Lawless – New Train Timetable”