Category Archives: Transport and Mobility

Noonan’s proposal for City bus service run by cow manure is supported by Council

A novel proposal to turn cow manure into a gas to power a fleet of city buses has been unanimously supported by members of Kilkenny County Council. The proposal was brought forward by Green Party County Councillor and Local Government Spokesperson Malcolm Noonan. Cllr Noonan proposed that a three bus service powered either by electricity

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Duncan Stewart speaking in Kilkenny

Broadcaster and environmentalist Duncan Stewart speaking in Kilkenny, on Saturday 20th February in support of Malcolm Noonan, Green Party candidate for Carlow/Kilkenny   Duncan Stewart on Climate ChangeBroadcaster and environmentalist Duncan Stewart speaking in Kilkenny, on Saturday 20th February in support of Malcolm Noonan, Green Party candidate for Carlow/Kilkenny Posted by Vote Malcolm Noonan Carlow/Kilkenny

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Plans for Bridge and Access Scheme should now be scrapped

Following the decision by An Bord Pleanala to refuse planning for a major retail development at the former Mart site in Kilkenny City, Mayor Malcolm Noonan is calling

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Mayor urges public to play their part in Mobility Week

September16th to 22nd is European Mobility Week and Kilkenny as a registered participating city has a journey to go in becoming a model for sustainable transport, walking and cycling. Kilkenny Mayor Malcolm Noonan is confident that Kilkenny can become a leader among regional towns in reducing car dependency and moving towards walking

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Mobility Plan Could Provide Viable Transport Alternatives for Kilkenny

This is a press release I issued last week. I find it incredible that many of the alternatives I put forward during the Oral Hearing for the Central Access Scheme now form part of this proposed policy. The same consultants were used here and they referenced the ‘2020 Vision Sustainable Travel and Transport’ document to inform this policy shift. Yet during the oral hearing they admitted they weren’t aware…

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Full Text of My Submission to the An Bord Pleanala Oral Hearing into the Central Access Scheme

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The following is the full unedited text of my submission to the Oral Hearing into the Proposed Central Access Scheme (Inner Relief Road) for Kilkenny. The dust has well settled on it now and I feel quite proud of our group and our input into the hearing, regardless of the outcome. Its been a long campaign for me, over twelve years now! I’m just glad its out of the way…

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Noonan Welcomes Funding for Kilkenny Cycle Lanes

The funding of cycle lane extensions and new cycle lanes in Kilkenny City by Kilkenny County Council has been welcomed by Green Party Councillor Malcolm Noonan. Members of Kilkenny Electoral Area recently agreed the Road Works Programme for 2008 with an unprecedented level of funding for the provision of cycle lanes.

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Malcolm Noonan has been a Green Party Kilkenny Borough & County Councillor for 10 years working hard over that time to help create sustainable communities. Vote Malcolm Noonan Kilkenny City West, Local Elections 2014

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