Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Children Katherine Zappone that she recognises the increase in population in Co. Kildare which creates a strong demand for services. She gave these comments in a reply to parliamentary questions from Deputy Heydon on increased funding for Family Resource Centres included in […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that families are the backbone of our society, who we turn to in times of stress or worry and that vulnerable families should be supported and encouraged. He was speaking as he launched the Evaluation Report on the successful Strengthening Families Programme which was commissioned by […]
Fine Gael, Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone.
“This year’s Local Youth Club Grant Scheme will see €102,624 allocated to the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) for […]
Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Children Katherine Zappone that she will sanction funding for a full time youth officer for Kildare. This follows numerous representations from the Deputy following the Ministers visit to Kildare last year.
“I am delighted to received confirmation […]
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 […]
Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party and Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, says Fine Gael has ensured that Budget 2017 will help hard pressed working families, with measures designed to protect the economy and improve people’s lives.
“Fine Gael is using Budget 2017 to protect the progress we have made and build a strong economy. […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that the announcement by Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, of an expansion to the Early Childhood Care and Education Programme, (ECCE), will be of huge benefit to working parents in Co. Kildare.
“Thanks to a major expansion of the free preschool scheme known as the […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) welcomed the first meeting of the National Taskforce on youth Mental Health which took place on Tuesday 6th. The taskforce was set up by Junior Minister with responsibility for Mental Health Helen McEntee as a response to the high levels of mental health concerns among […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) reminded prospective parents that new provision for paternity benefit will commence in respect of children born or adopted from today September 1st.”
“Paternity Benefit can now be claimed in respect of children born after September 1st. It will be paid at a rate of €230 a […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) said that he was pleased to be able to bring members of a campaign group fighting for a new secondary school for South Kildare to Leinster House this week to meet with Education Minister Richard Bruton.
“Members of South Kildare Educate Together (“SKET”) came to Dublin […]