The Boundary Commission has proposed the creation of two more electoral areas in Kildare, giving a total of seven,
The commission as established following Census 2016 and recommends the increase to decrease the ratio of councillors to residents in each area.
Athy will lose one seat, Naas lose two.
Kildare/Newbridge will have a total of 11 seats and the newly named Clane/Maynooth MD will have10 seats
The changes take effect at the 2019 Local Elections.