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Preferred Route for Athy Ring Road Chosen

The preferred route for the Athy Southern Distributor Route was unveiled today (Thursday) as part of an ongoing public consultation process which remains open until March 4th.

The C2 route that was announced today thankfully bypasses Athy RFC pitches and the Showgrounds after a significant number of submissions were received.

The process now continues with Kildare County […]

February 11th, 2016|Athy, Press Release, Transport|

No Imminent Risk to Local Bus Route as Heydon calls for Increased Promotion

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has said there is no imminent risk to the continuation of the Local Bus route from Carlow to Naas which serves Castledermot and Kilcullen as well as Moone, Ballitore, Crookstown and Kilgowan.

“I spoke to Anne Graham of the NTA yesterday after stories had emerged that the service […]

Athy Southern Distributor Route Funding Confirmed in Capital Plan

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has today (Wednesday) said that the inclusion of the Athy Southern Distributor Route in the Governments Capital Plan announced this week re-affirms the Government’s commitment to this project and the confirmation of funding to completion announced last year.

“Unlike the M7 road widening project, the Athy road does not […]

Locals Encouraged to Use New Bus Route Serving Villages from Castledermot to Kilcullen

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) encouraged residents in South Kildare from Kilcullen through to Castledermot to make use of the new Bus Route that is now up and running.

“Many local residents will be aware of the campaign to restore bus routes to the local towns and villages since JJ […]

Update on Athy Southern Distributor Route

Since the confirmation by Government of funding for the road last May, work has recommenced within KCC to now bring the Athy ring road to planning. The project had never proceeded to planning stage before due to the lack of funding confirmation. Since May 2014, the council advertised, held interviews and has appointed Clodagh Lyons […]