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School Places Secured for Newbridge Children with Special Needs

Kildare South Fine Gael TD for Martin Heydon, has today (Monday) welcomed a resolution to a long running issue where a number of Newbridge based children with special needs had been unable to secure secondary school places in Newbridge for September.

“I am delighted that following continued pressure, a number of children with special needs who […]

February 12th, 2018|Education|

Urgent Meeting Sought with Education Officials to Discuss Provision of Education in Kildare South

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 […]

Minor Works Grant Approved for 104 Kildare Primary schools

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has confirmed that funding has been granted to 104 Co. Kildare primary schools under the Minor Works Grant Scheme.

“Following recent questions from me about the need for this grant, my Fine Gael colleague, the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has confirmed to me today that […]

December 5th, 2017|Education, Press Release|

Kildare Schools to Benefit from Lowest Pupil Teacher Ratio Ever

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that Kildare primary schools are set to benefit from the lowest pupil teacher ratio ever, following Budget 2018 announced this week. An additional allocation for SNA’s will also ensure extra supports are available for local children who need them most.

“I am delighted to announce that children […]

October 12th, 2017|Education|

12 Kildare Schools Benefit from Summer Works Scheme

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has said that funding for 12 Kildare schools confirmed this week under the Summer Works Scheme will allow major improvement works to be carried out in these schools over the summer months.

The Summer Works Scheme will see mechanical and roofing upgrades to […]

May 5th, 2017|Education|