€4 million has been allocated to Kildare County Council as part of efforts to end long-term vacancy and dereliction in towns across Kildare, as part of a wider €150 million announcement by Government, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon. Announced as part of the quarterly Housing for All progress update, the funding […]
It is time to support local broadcasters in Kildare and surrounding areas by waiving or significantly reducing the broadcast levy, Fine Gael Minister and Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said.
Minister Heydon said, “The broadcast levy covers the operating costs of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). The establishment of the Future of Media Commission, […]
New changes to mortgage lending rules will help both first time buyers trying to get on the property ladder, and second time buyers looking for a fresh start, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.
Minister Heydon said, “The decision by the Central Bank to relax lending rules for first […]
Commission Report on Defence Forces will Generate Real Debate and Increase Investment in Key Areas – HEYDON
The report of the Commission of the Defence Forces published yesterday has been welcomed by Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.
“I welcome the publication of this long awaited report on the future and strength of our Defence Forces and I thank all those on the Commission who worked on it. I hope […]
In the Dail this week I had the opportunity to raise the concerns of the Equine industry on the potential impacts of Brexit on the movement of horses between Ireland and the UK with Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed.
The Minister assured me that he and his officials are very aware of the concerns and the […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that he shares the disappointment that the latest school building list published by the Department of Education does not include a new post primary school for Kildare South.
Martin Heydon said “This week in the Dail, I had the opportunity to raise the issue of the new […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today said that he believes Ireland’s participation in PESCO (Permanent Structured Cooperation) would have many positive benefits for Ireland, for the Defence Forces and for Kildare. He was speaking during a Dail debate before a vote on the motion today (Thursday).
“I support the proposal for Ireland’s participation […]
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 […]
See here my contribution in the Dail last Wednesday on the decision to appeal the ruling of the European Commssion on Apple.