Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) confirmed that Defence Minister Paul Kehoe will consider proposals for redevelopment of the three schools on the Curragh. Deputy Heydon was speaking following a parliamentary reply from the Minister in the Dail yesterday.
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) said that he looks forward to seeing the gates of the former Magee Barracks restored and put on public display as has been confirmed to him by Minister for Defence Paul Keogh.
“Since the Sale of Magee Barracks was first muted I have had calls from […]
Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon for Kildare South has today (Monday) said that funding of €1m for the Riverbanks Arts Centre in Newbridge will be a game changer for the arts centre and allow it to expand its facilities in Newbridge. The funding was confirmed by the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Wednesday) called on Minister for Jobs Mary Mitchell O’Connor to ensure that the full supports of the state, including access to the European Globalisation Fund are available for the staff of HP Inc who were informed of job losses at the plant today. Deputy Heydon was […]
Today in the Dail I had the opportunity to question Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Energy Denis Naughton on the work of his Department to improve mobile phone coverage around the Country with particular reference to Co. Kildare.
He outlined the report of the task force on Broadband and Mobile Phone coverage which was published […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) vowed to drive a campaign to improve education facilities on the Curragh. Deputy Heydon was speaking following his debate with Minister Richard Burton on the subject in the Dail yesterday where he outlined his vision for a new education campus in the Curragh.
“Within the Curragh […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that he is continuing to highlight the need for a dedicated Youth Officer for Co. Kildare with Minister for Children Katherine Zappone to ensure that Co. Kildare gets its own Youth Officer as soon as possible […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that a newly launched low cost agricultural loan scheme will be extremely beneficial for farmers in Kildare, at this time of price volatility due to Brexit. The ‘Agri Cashflow Support Loan Scheme’, which will be distributed by AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank was launched […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has described as positive, the confirmation from Minister for Education Richard Bruton that Kildare & Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) and Educate Together have agreed to start discussions in relation to a possible partnership for Educate Together provision at second level in the Newbridge area. The confirmation came […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) advised Kildare sporting organisations preparing applications for the new round of Sports Capital Grants to be aware of common pitfalls that rendered over 35% of applications in 2015 invalid.
“In response to recent a parliamentary question, Minister of State with responsibility for Sport Patrick O’Donovan has […]