Social Housing

Allocation I have made representations for my constituents in Kilcormac, Cloghan, Pullough and Banagher. This can be a long-term process depending on the amount of social housing available in an area and one that is very sensitive and needs complete attention to detail. Maintenance Issues On a regular basis I have made representation to the […]

Private Housing Grants

  I have facilitated the public in acquiring and completing such documentation as: Adaptation Grants Grant to assist in rendering a house more suitable for accommodating people with disabilities. Maximum grant available 30,000. Mobility Grants Grant to assist mobility issues such as grab rails, access ramps, stair lifts etc. Maximum grant available Housing Aid for […]

Other Housing Issues

Homeless grants On occasion people present themselves homeless and are entitled to a grant to help get a deposit for a house. Homefix This scheme provides a minor house repair service to elderly people. Repossessions A very sensitive and mentally draining time for families who are faced with the prospect of losing their homes. I […]

Roads

  Road issues are the most consistent problems brought to my attention throughout the Ferbane Electoral Area. The issues vary from: Potholes Road resurfacing Speed zones: traffic calming measures Junction: signage, reflector bollards Road markings De-icing and gritting of roads Flooding and drainage issues Lighting issues Ditches and grass verges   The Roads Section has […]

Planning

The role I have played in terms of planning issues is in the form of organising preplanning meetings with the planner of the relevant area. This allows the applicant to make the necessary adjustments to their planning application in accordance with the planning guidelines.