In the Dail this week I raised the need for enhanced funding for existing family resource centres. The Minister recently announced 11 new centres around the Country, 2 of which came to Co. Kildare in Athy and Kildare town. They added to our 2 existing centres in Newbridge and the Curragh which need to have […]
Two New Family Resource Centres Confirmed for Co. Kildare – Athy Family & Community Centre and Teach Dara
Deputy Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone that two new Family Resource Centres have been approved for Co. Kildare. The confirmation came this morning as the Minister announced 11 new Family Resource Centres around the Country.
“I am delighted that the Minister has recognised the need in Kildare which I have highlighted […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon has told Minister for Children Katherine Zappone that Kildare needs two new family resource centres based on its population levels and the needs of the County. He was speaking in the Dail as the process to allocate 11 new family resource centres continues.
“I welcomed […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon has said that he has sought an urgent meeting with officials from the Department of Education to discuss current issues relating to the provision of education, particularly at secondary school level in Kildare South.
“I want to know what the department’s view is of a potential new secondary […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €184,648.89 which has been granted to 52 Kildare clubs under the Local Youth Club Equipment Scheme. The funding was announced this week by Minister for Children Dr Katherine Zappone.
Welcoming the announcement, Deputy Heydon said: “This funding will […]
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 […]