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Christmas and New Year Arrangements - Opening Times

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ARRANGEMENTS

Our essential and emergency services will continue in operation all through the Christmas and New Year holiday period, protecting the health and safety of County Kildare's citizens.

Some services will be subject to restriction, and details of these appear below.

Offices

Kildare County Council and Naas Town Council will close at normal finishing time on Thursday, 22 December and will reopen on Thursday, 29 December. Closed Monday, 2 January.  

Motor Tax

Thursday, 22 December                 open from 9.15 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.

Friday, 23 December                       closed

Monday, 26 December                    closed

Tuesday, 27 December                   closed

Wednesday, 28 December             closed

Thursday, 29 December                 open from 9.15 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Friday, 30 December                       closed to public for annual stock-take

Monday, 2 January                          closed

Tuesday, 3 January                         open from 9.15 a.m. to 3.15 p.m. as normal

 

Planning Applications

The Planning Department of Kildare County Council and Naas Town Council will close at 12 noon on Thursday, 22 December.  A facility will be provided until 12 noon on Friday, 23 December to receive planning documents/correspondence.  The Planning Department will be open on Thursday, 29 December and Friday, 30 December but cannot accept planning applications, submissions etc. on these dates.  Normal planning services will resume from 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 3 January, 2012.

 

Finance/Cash Office

Thursday, 22 December                 open from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Friday, 23 December                       closed

Monday, 26 December                    closed

Tuesday, 27 December                   closed           

Wednesday, 28 December             closed

Thursday, 29 December                 open from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Friday, 30 December                       open from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Monday, 2 January                          closed

Tuesday, 3 January                         open from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. as normal

 

Traffic Fines

Fines issued in Newbridge, Kildare Town, Celbridge and Leixlip on or after Thursday, 22 December will not be available for payment at the cash office, online or using the automated telephone service until Thursday, 29 December.  Fines issued on or after Friday, 30 December will not be available for payment at the cash office, online or using the automated telephone service until Tuesday, 3 January.

 

Newbridge Sports and Leisure Centre

Thursday, 22 December                 open as normal

Friday, 23 December                       open from 7.00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, 24 December                  closed

Sunday, 25 December                    closed

Monday, 26 December                    closed

Tuesday, 27 December                   open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 28 December             open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, 29 December                 open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday, 30 December                       open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, 31 December                  closed           

Sunday, 1 January                          closed           

Monday, 2 January                          open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 3 January                         open from 7.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. as normal

 

K LEISURE Naas and Athy

Friday, 23 December                       open as normal

Saturday, 24 December                  open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, 25 December                    closed

Monday, 26 December                    closed

Tuesday, 27 December                   open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 28 December             open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, 29 December                 open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday, 30 December                       open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00p.m.

Saturday, 31 December                  open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, 1 January                          closed

Monday, 2 January                          open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 3 January                         open as normal

 

Visit our website www.kildareleisure.ie for full details

 

Libraries

All main libraries and library headquarters at Riverbank will close on Thursday, 22 December at normal times and re-open on Thursday, 29 December and Friday, 30 December at their normal times. 

All libraries will close on Saturday, 31 December and Monday, 2 January for the bank holiday weekend.

For opening arrangements for part-time libraries please contact your local library directly or visit our website www.kildare.ie/library 

                         

Athy                            athylib@kildarecoco.ie                   059-8631144

Ballitore                     ballitorelib@kildarecoco.ie             059-8623344

Castledermot            castledermotlib@kildarecoco.ie    059-9144483

Celbridge                   celbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie           01-6272207

Clane                         clanelib@kildarecoco.ie                 045-892716

Clocharince              clocharince@kildare.ie                   046-9553428

Kilcock                       kilcocklib@kildarecoco.ie               01- 6284403

Kildare                       kildarelib@kildarecoco.ie               045-520235

Kilcullen                    kilcullenlib@kildarecoco.ie                        045-482193

Leixlip                        leixliplib@kildarecoco.ie                 01-6060050

Maynooth                  maynoothlib@kildarecoco.ie         01-6285530

Mobile Library           mobilelib@kildarecoco.ie               045-448304

Monasterevin            monasterevinlib@kildarecoco.ie   045-529239

Naas                           naaslib@kildarecoco.ie                  045-879111

Newbridge                 newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie        045-436453

Rathangan                rathanganlib@kildarecoco.ie        045-528078

 

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas trees can be left for recycling at the following locations from Friday, 6 January to Friday, 20 January 2012:

  • Council Nursery, Naas Road, Newbridge (between Pfizer and Toughers)
  • Council Depot, Leinster Street, Maynooth
  • Clane GAA Club, Prosperous Road, Clane (Kildare County Council appreciates the assistance given by the club in this matter)

 

Emergencies

We hope that your Christmas and New Year holiday is not marred by an emergency, but if you need our services urgently you can reach us at: 

1890 500 333

 

The members and staff of the council wish all the people of the county a very happy Christmas and a successful New Year.

 

 

 

 

 

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