How heritage led regeneration can act as an economic driver for our towns and villages

Speech to Green Party Convention 2016 Our towns and villages have historically been the anchors of a rural hinterland. For centuries they have been places of exchange; of goods and services, of ideas and dreams, of music, of knowledge, art and creativity. Their recent decline can be traced to a number of sources; the use

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Noonan urges candidates not to poster town or village centres

Green Party candidate in the upcoming General Election Cllr Malcolm Noonan is urging his fellow candidates to refrain from postering in town and village centres in the 2016 General Election campaign. Cllr Noonan said that while his preference was for a complete overhaul on guidelines for election posters that would include restrictions to designated sites

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Greens propose catchment management and sustainable land use planning approach to flood relief.

Greens propose catchment management and sustainable land use planning approach to flood relief. Flood relief schemes for individual towns may not be effective, will take years to complete and will not deal with future climate trends claim Greens. Following more flood devastation across the Country the Green Party has said that adopting a catchment management approach

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A Radical Plan for Regeneration of Carlow Town is required following Supervalu closure – Noonan

Following devastating news of the closure of Supervalu in Carlow town, Green Party Environment Spokesperson Cllr Malcolm Noonan said that a radical plan for the regeneration of the town centre is required to address the impact of reckless out of town planning in the environs of the town. He contends that extending the ‘Living Cities’

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Waterford Boundary Review has more to do with expediency than achieving efficiency – Green Party

Speaking following a public meeting in south Kilkenny last night, Kilkenny Green Party Councillor and Spokesperson for Environment, Community and Local Government, Malcolm Noonan said that the Local Government Review of an extension to the Waterford City boundary into South Kilkenny was more to do with political expediency rather than a Government attempt to improve

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Noonan demands commitment on opening of Talbot Tower

During Kilkenny County Council’s budget debate Cllr Malcolm Noonan demanded that funding be put in place to complete the Talbot Tower project in time for the 2016 tourism season and to open it up to the people of Kilkenny. At the meeting Cllr Noonan said that the project was 90% complete and that funding landscaping

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IFA is not fit for purpose to serve Irish Farming – Green Party

The Green Party has claimed today that the Irish Farmer’s Association is not fit for purpose to serve the best interests of Irish farmers and farm families and that the organisation requires a root and branch overhaul to meet the challenges the sector faces both locally and globally. Speaking following the controversy surrounding revelations of

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Greens: European Parliament vote shows there will be no special deal for agriculture on emissions

Government deluded if it thinks “special case” argument is viable The Green Party today welcomed the vote in the European Parliament to revise EU air quality legislation, setting out national limits on a range of air pollutants. The proposal strengthens the existing rules, and will set new binding targets for 2025 and 2030. Commenting on

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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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