Full House at Lawless Election Event

Dara Calleary TD with Cllr James Lawless

Dara Calleary TD with Cllr James Lawless

There was a full house at Cllr James Lawless’ recent election campaign event in Sallins. The event which was a breakfast for supporters was held at Café Grange in Sallins marked the first in a series of campaign events which the Lawless campaign will be holding around the Kildare North Constituency.

Cllr Lawless was selected in March as the Fianna Fáil candidate for the upcoming general election in Kildare North. The breakfast was a great success with queues forming out the door and barely enough chairs to seat everyone. A great buzz ensued, the mood was optimistic and all present were confident that Fianna Fáil will win a seat back in the constituency at the next election.

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Ó Cearúil Hosts Business Meeting in Maynooth

Last Wednesday, local election candidate Naoise ó Cearúil (FF) hosted a meeting for local businesses. The meeting was held in the Glenroyal Hotel and was attended by over 30 Businesses from Maynooth and the surrounding areas.

Dara Calleary T.D, Fianna Fáil Spokeperson on Jobs addressed the meeting on supports and grants available to local businesses. He stated that the Government was not doing enough to protect small to medium enterprises and that they were finding it tough at the moment.

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Calleary Attacks Government Reforms at Kildare North FF Enterprise Forum

L-R: Carmel Kelly, Cllr. Willie Callaghan, Dara Calleary TD, James Lawless, Áine Brady

L-R: Carmel Kelly, Cllr. Willie Callaghan, Dara Calleary TD, James Lawless, Áine Brady

At a recent Kildare North Fianna Fáil forum in Sallins, party spokesperson for enterprise Dara Calleary TD has hit out at the Government for its pending local government reforms that will seek to abolish County Enterprise Boards.

“With the loss of independent County Enterprise Boards, how can they expect to maintain business and jobs supports in the local economy” said Deputy Calleary. “The Government is removing their autonomy and after the new local government reforms, the County Enterprise Boards will not be able to function and this measure only serves as a setback for the small business community.”

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