John Clendennen | Kinnitty, Birr, Co Offaly | (087) 6118883 | [email protected]

Category: Press Releases

Clendennen Welcomes Approval of Part 8 To Develop Kinnitty Village and Slieve Bloom Link Route

At last Monday’s monthly meeting of Offaly County Council, Cllr John Clendennen formally proposed the successful approval of the Part 8 process which will see the development of a designated link for pedestrians and cyclists from Kinnitty village to the Slieve Bloom Mountain Trails. According to Cllr Clendennen, ‘this is yet another significant investment for Kinnitty […]

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Clendennen Welcomes €3.5 Million Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project for Offaly

At the May monthly meeting of Offaly County Council, it was agreed that a project be undertaken in collaboration with a number of other County Councils to upgrade all public street lighting across Offaly and the Eastern region to LED lighting.  A similar motion was first proposed by Cllr John Clendennen in February 2015, and […]

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2020 Clár Programme Will Help Rural Communities in Offaly Respond to COVID-19

Fine Gael Councillor, John Clendennen, is encouraging local groups in Offaly to apply for the Government’s 2020 Clár Programmme, which has a total fund of €5 million and is designed to help rural communities respond to the challenge of COVID-19.

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Clendennen Calls to ‘Save Shannonbridge Power Station’

At the February Meeting of Offaly County Council, a motion regarding the future of Shannonbridge Power Station was put forward by Cllr. John Clendennen of the Birr Electoral Area. As part of the transition from carbon fuel to green renewable energy, Shannonbridge power station is expected to be decommissioned and demolished under its planning conditions, […]

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Clendennen Will Not Contest Next Election

Following a series of discussions with senior members of the Fine Gael party in recent weeks, I have reached the decision to withdraw my name from contesting the forthcoming General Election. Despite three candidates being chosen at last years selection convention, it has become clear to me that the best strategy is for two Fine […]

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Clendennen Launches Local Election Campaign

County Councillor for the Birr Electoral Area, John Clendennen, officially launched his Local Election Campaign last week at Giltraps Pub Kinnitty. The Kinnitty based Councillor recognised the sharp contrast in campaigning five years ago in comparison to this campaign, acknowledging that the buoyancy in the economy and reduction in unemployment as key factors, whilst stating […]

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Slieve Bloom Bike Trail Development Opening Soon

The phase one development of the Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trails is nearing completion, with almost €2 Million investment and the addition of 35 kilometres of off-road, cross-country, mountain bike trails, expected to open in early 2019.

It is critical that the local community maximises the economic opportunity presented by the development and with a Development Group already established in Kinnitty Village and progress being made in Laois, this is a project that will transform the Slieve Blooms. 

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Clendennen Committed to Delivering Primary Care Centre for Birr

It was extremely disappointing that the state of the art Primary Care Centre and sporting facilities proposed for Birr town were denied planning permission. This is a project which I am wholeheartedly supportive of and 100% committed to delivering for the town. The decision on the planning application is currently being appealed to An Bord Pleanála. […]

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Clendennen Selected to Contest General Election

It is both an honour and a privilege to have been recently selected to contest the next general election in Laois/Offaly constituency. In advance of a General Election, it is my intention to meet with as many people as possible across all corners of the constituency, and I am fully committed to continuing my ongoing work to ensure better […]

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John Clendennen  |  Kinnitty, Birr, Co Offaly  |  (087) 6118883  |  [email protected]
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