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Defence

Additional Land Management Staff Recruited for Curragh Plains

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Defence Paul Kehoe that two additional staff have now been recruited to assist with the land management of the Curragh Plains.
“Having pushed for additional resources, to be put into the active management of […]

February 28th, 2019|Army, Bloodstock, Defence|

Civil Defence set for record year in Kildare

61 duties completed in first six months, FG TD confirms

 

Civil Defence volunteers in Kildare are on course for a record year in terms of activity, according to new figures obtained by Fine Gael TD and chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon.

Nationwide, Civil Defence teams have already taken part in almost 1500 duties […]

September 21st, 2018|Defence, Press Release, Your Area|

PESCO Can Provide Benefits for Ireland, Our Defence Forces & Kildare

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 […]

Date set for Magee Barracks Sale

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Deputy Martin Heydon has received confirmation from Department of Defence officials that a date has been set for the Auction to sell Magee Barracks. This comes after the sales process was confirmed a number of months ago.

“The public auction to sell Magee Barracks will take place on Thursday 11th February. […]

What Today’s Capital Plan Means for South Kildare

Following the announcement of the Governments Capital Plan today, I have had a number of constituents ask me what it is all about. A Governments Capital Plan is the programme for spending on significant infrastructural projects for the next six years including roads, rail, health facilities, schools and broadband.

The €27bn worth of projects confirmed today […]