Kildare County Council is the local government authority
responsible for the development and management of the
natural resources of the county.
part of their strategic development plan they have identified
suitable land and zoned it for industrial use. The option
to rezone other sites exists. They administer the new
Urban Renewal Tax Incentive Scheme. This scheme provides
generous tax incentives to developments in designated
County Council is responsible for the management of water,
waste and other site necessities. Hewlett Packard has
credited their ease of stablishment in Kildare to the
start-up assistance they received from Kildare County
has an unrivalled transport network servicing the county.
This is largely due to its proximity to Dublin, where
traditionally all transport routes, canal, rail and road
have evolved from. Kildare has a motorway that links the
county directly with Dublin city centre, port and airport.
The county has a direct freight rail service into Dublin
with a newly developed high-speed passenger rail service
directly into the centre. Rail services also link the
county with other national centres, namely the cities
of Waterford, Cork and Limerick. A national road network
runs extensively through the county linking the towns
and forming the national primary routes from Dublin to