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Dáil Debates

European Globalisation Fund Supports to be Considered for HP Inc Employees

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 […]

2017-02-08T20:27:16+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Dáil Debates, Jobs & Enterprise, Press Release|

Update from Minister Denis Naughton on Work to Improve Mobile Phone Coverage

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 […]

2017-02-13T23:43:23+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Dáil Debates, Press Release, Rural Issues|

Call for Increased Investment in Kildare Mental Health Services

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has outlined the urgent need for increased funding for mental health services in Co. Kildare.  He was speaking in the Dail yesterday (Tuesday) evening during a debate on mental health where he focused on young people in Kildare and the need to increase funding for mental health services.

“Kildare […]

2016-10-23T07:19:59+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Children & Youth Affairs, Dáil Debates, Health, Press Release|

Potential of Curragh for new Peace Institute Promoted

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has highlighted the potential for a Peace and Leadership institute at the Curragh Camp with Minister for Defence Simon Coveney. Deputy Heydon was speaking in the Dail on Tuesday responding to comments from the Minister that he believed there was scope for such a development.

“The potential of the […]

2016-10-23T07:20:09+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Army, Dáil Debates, Defence, Kildare Town, Newbridge, Suncroft|

Newbridge Credit Union Members should not lose out due to the Mistakes of the Past

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon, has today (Wednesday) raised in the Dail the need for the return of Credit Union Services to Newbridge. Speaking before Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris he emphasised the impact that the loss of Newbridge Credit Union had on the town and the vital […]

2015-02-25T22:03:34+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Dáil Debates, Finance, Newbridge, Press Release|

Staff Recruitment at Naas Hospital must be fast tracked

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has this week in the Dail called for the fast tracking of Naas General Hospital’s application for additional nursing staff and the conversion of 16 agency staff nurses to full time positions. Deputy Heydon was speaking after he raised the issue as a topical debate before Minister […]

2016-10-23T07:20:12+00:00 November 25th, 2014|Dáil Debates, Health|

ESB Submission should have Significant Impact on Eirgrid’s Review of Gridlink

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday), questioned Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White on the continuing need for the Gridlink project. Deputy Heydon was speaking in the Dail this evening where he raised the implications of an ESB submission on national energy policy, calling into question the […]