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€10 million fund for technology for disadvantaged students

A €10 million fund has been set up to provide technology and devices for disadvantaged students at primary and secondary level, a Fine Gael Deputy has said. Deputy Martin Heydon said the funding will be a huge help to both students and teachers as part of our response to Covid-19.

“Schools in Kildare know their students […]

April 20th, 2020|Education|

Update on Curragh Post-Primary School

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received a positive response to his Parliamentary Questions to Minister Minister for Defence, Paul Kehoe TD and Minister for Education, Joe McHugh TD.

Deputy Heydon said: “I have received confirmation that the Department of Education and Skills has […]

June 21st, 2019|Defence, Education|

Update on Redevelopment of Coláiste Íosagáin Portarlington

Fine Gael TD for Laois and Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received an update from the Minister for Education and Skills regarding Coláiste Íosagáin. The major building project at the school is at stage one of architectural planning which entails preliminary design of site and location suitability […]

June 19th, 2019|Education|

104 schools in Kildare receive Minor Works Grant payment

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation that 104 schools in Kildare will receive a Minor Works Grant payment over the coming days for small scale works and improvements.

Deputy Heydon said: “I am delighted this grant will be paid to 104 schools across […]

November 27th, 2018|Education, Your Area|

Meeting with Kildare INTO in advance of Budget 2019

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has this week met with representatives of Kildare INTO (Curragh Branch) to discuss issues of concern to primary school teachers across Kildare in advance of Budget 2019.

“We had a robust and constructive debate about the main issues that are impacting teachers in Kildare primary schools.  Pay parity between […]

September 19th, 2018|Education, Press Release|

HEYDON welcomes Extension for Coill Dubh National School

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed confirmation that Coill Dubh National School will receive funding for 2 new mainstream classrooms and the refurbishment of 2 current mainstream classrooms to accommodate 2 ASD classes, as sanctioned by the NCSE.

“This is very welcome news for Principal Joe Leacy, his […]

August 26th, 2018|Education|