Green Party select Naas resident to run in Kildare North

Candidate selected

Paul O'Meara

Reporter:

Paul O'Meara

Email:

paul@leinsterleader.ie

Green Party select Naas resident to run in Kildare North

Vincent P Martin

The Green Party candidate selected to run in Kildare North at the next general election has pledged to tackle traffic congestion and “sub standard public transport service.”

Barrister Vincent P Martin said County Kildare is one of the fastest growing populations in the country.

“Whilst investment in the local economy is to be welcomed, the rapidly increasing development of housing in the county is not being accompanied by the essential provision of appropriate corresponding infrastructure - it’s like a one-way street with the concerns of the people not being taken seriously.”

Mr. Martin, who is a senior counsel and lives in Naas, said many commuters living in this area have experienced longer journey times and at the same time investment in rail transportation and cycling “remains abysmally small.”