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Right2Water Throwing Water Charges back on the Workers

Fine Gael TD and Party Chairman Martin Heydon has today (Tuesday) said that Right2Water now accept that water needs to be paid for but want to throw the cost of that back on ordinary workers.

Deputy Heydon’s comments came after David Gibney of Right2Water told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water […]

2017-02-28T11:42:05+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Environment, Press Release, Rural Issues, Water|

Heydon Appointed to Water Committee

Kildare South TD and Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has been appointed as one of Fine Gael’s representatives to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water, which has been established to examine the expert report on water charges.

“I look forward to working with my colleagues across the […]

2016-11-28T15:27:22+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Environment|

Minister for Housing Visits Dominican Site in Athy to see Progress

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon recently welcomed Housing Minister Simon Coveney to Athy to get an update on progress of the re-development of the site of the former Dominicans in Athy.

“I was delighted that the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney accepted my invitation to visit the site to see and hear at first hand […]

2016-10-28T12:56:34+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Athy, Environment, Housing, Kildare County Council, Press Release|

An Bord Pleanala Refuses Planning Permission for Maighne Wind Farm

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that he welcomes the decision by An Bord Pleanala to refuse planning permission for the Maighne Wind Farm confirmed yesterday (Friday).

“This was a strong community effort and congratulations to all those who made submissions and argued strong cases on behalf of their local communities.

“I am continuing […]

2016-10-23T07:19:57+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Energy, Environment, Rathangan|

Revised Regulations for one off houses and extensions welcome

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that new regulations, which will come into effect from 1st September 2015, will ease regulations and help to reduce the cost on building single dwelling houses and extensions.

“I am delighted that Minister for Housing, Paudie Coffey TD, has agreed to remove the mandatory requirement for statutory certificates […]

2015-07-30T21:16:03+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Environment, Housing, Rural Issues|

PQ – Irish Water letters to wrong addresses

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the steps his Department will take or the action that has already been taken with Irish Water to address the sending of letters to incorrect addresses and wrong individuals; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Martin Heydon.

For WRITTEN answer on […]

2016-10-23T07:20:15+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Environment, Parliamentary Questions|