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Children & Youth Affairs

Progress on Newbridge and Kildare Secondary School Projects

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Education that school extensions at Cross and Passion College Kilcullen and Patrician Post Primary School Newbridge are to progress to tender.
“This is a really significant step for both schools which I have pushed for as Kildare’s Minister […]

Further School Extensions for the Newbridge Area will help with Future Demands

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Education of extensions for a secondary and primary school in the Newbridge area which will help with future demand in the area.
“St Conleths Community College is to get a large extension of 8 mainstream classrooms, 6 special resource rooms […]

Historic new agreement will provide Kildare early learning and childcare workers with pay increases and new wage structures – HEYDON

A new pay agreement that will increase earnings and provide a new wage structure for early learning and childcare workers in Kildare, alongside a commitment to freeze parental fees, has been approved as part of Government’s €221m Core Funding Scheme, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: […]

New funding to support and improve Library Services in Kildare – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon said welcomed €11,008 in Government funding announced by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys which is being made available to assist libraries across Kildare to reach out to and improve services for vulnerable and marginalised groups.

Minister Heydon said, “This funding is designed to support […]

Approval of Additional Accommodation for St Catherine’s NS, Curragh Camp – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minster Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Education of additional accommodation for the amalgamated primary school on the Curragh, St Catherine’s of Siena.

“The Department have today approved an extension with 2 new classrooms for pupils with special education needs as well as a user assisted WC […]