UPGRADE - Most of the necessary surveys have now been completed and the Preliminary Report for the Upgrade of the Clogh-Moneenroe Sewerage Scheme will be finalized by Kilkenny County Council in June for submission to the Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government. Cllr. Maurice Shortall has stressed the urgency to the officials concerned to have the report on Minister Phil Hogan’s desk as soon as possible.
“With the transition of local schemes to Irish Water on the horizon we must ensure all of the preparatory work is completed in advance of that occurrence.” Said Cllr. Shortall. Local Fine Gael Councillor John Brennan has welcomed recent allocations in relation to water and sewerage schemes. Cllr Brennan stated that Tourtane has being approved as a pilot project for a group sewerage scheme.€105,000 has being approved by the Department of the Environment.The quality of the public drinking water has shown a big improvement and Kilkenny Co. Council continues to allocate major funding to inprove the quality of the public water supply. ‘.As Chairperson of Kilkenny rural water committee I welcome this very positive development for the area’ said Cllr. Brennan..
CES SCHEME NEW REGIME - The Clogh Moneenroe Community Employment Scheme held a very successful AGM recently and have put in place a set of new proposals to help streamline the management of the scheme. One of the first new rules to become effective immediately is that every sponsoring body must be represented on the board of management. Nominations for these positions must be submitted before the next meeting of the board. Some vacancies will arise shortly any anyone interested in being considered should submit their names to the FAS office.
HANDBALL - Jack Buggy from Clogh Handball Club was the winner of the Leinster U12B Singles competition defeating Finn Dempsey from Offaly in the final 21-10. Eoin Doyle and Brian Mahon defeated Patrick Brennan and Mark Dowling in County Minor Doubles Final