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 Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Friday) said that it has been confirmed to him that the next meeting of the Curragh Forum will take place on Tuesday July 19th.
“I have been dealing with a number of issues such as illegal encampments and dumping on the Curragh over recent weeks and I […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that legislative change may be needed to more fully address the issue of illegal encampments on the Curragh Plains. This follows discussions he has had with Gardai and Department of Defence officials in recent weeks as a number of recent encampments were dealt with.
Work Programme being developed after successful 1st Meeting
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that the first meeting of the newly established Curragh Forum was a success and work is now ongoing on developing a work programme for the Forum in advance of its second meeting. The Curragh Forum […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation this week from Minister for Defence Simon Coveney that a new recruitment campaign for the permanent defence forces has now commenced. This recruitment campaign aims to recruit 600 new general service personnel for 2016 and a further 850 to serve for 2017.
“This Government has committed […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon welcomed Minister of State Simon Harris to the constituency on Monday to mark St. Brigid’s Day at a coffee morning at the newly renovated restaurant at the Irish National Stud. They were also joined by local historian Mario Corrigan who spoke about the legacy and history of St. […]
I was delighted to attend the Commissioning Ceremony of the 91st Cadet Class at the Defence Forces Training Centre in the Curragh Camp today with Minister for Defence Simon Coveney. The Minister was welcomed to the Camp by the Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett.
Twenty Cadets were commissioned as officers of the Permanent Defence […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Deputy Martin Heydon has received confirmation from Department of Defence officials that a date has been set for the Auction to sell Magee Barracks. This comes after the sales process was confirmed a number of months ago.
“The public auction to sell Magee Barracks will take place on Thursday 11th February. […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Defence Simon Coveney that his Department are to remove the gates at the entrance to Magee Barracks and preserve them ahead of the upcoming auction of the barracks. This follows a meeting between the Minister and representatives from Kildare Town groups organised […]