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County Kildare farmers can have their say on the future of CAP – HEYDON

Deadline for the public consultation extended to September 3rd

The public consultation on the draft interventions proposed for the 2023-2027 CAP Strategic Plan is being extended by one week and Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon is encouraging County Kildare farmers to have their say.

Minister Heydon said: “Farmers now have until […]

Get out and explore free OPW visitor sites in County Kildare this National Heritage Week – HEYDON

National Heritage Week 2021 is taking place from this year from Saturday, 14th August to Sunday, 22nd August and offers us the chance to explore heritage events and activities across County Kildare, including many OPW sites, all of which are free until the end of the year, a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister […]

Shock and Disappointment locally with An Bord Pleanala Decision re Ballyshannon Quarry – MINISTER HEYDON

 

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State has said that local residents were shocked and disappointed last Friday to receive the order from An Bord Pleanala granting planning permission to Kilsaran Concrete for a 32 hectares quarry development at Racefield near Ballyshannon south of Kilcullen and close to the village of Calverstown.

 

“Local residents […]

Minister Heydon calls for Planning Permission for Southern section of the Barrow Blueway to be Re-visited

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has raised the need for planning permission for the Southern section of the Barrow Blueway to be re-visited with Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan and CEO of Waterways Ireland John McDonagh on a visit to view progress on the Barrow Blueway in Kildare recently.

 

“I am […]

Return of the Tidy Towns competition will be a boost to communities in Kildare – HEYDON

31 Tidy Towns groups in Kildare awarded funding

 

 The return of the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition will be a huge boost to communities across Kildare according to  Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said, “The return of the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition will be a huge boost to […]

Minister Heydon launches a Call for Research Proposals under his Department’s Research Funding Programme

The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Research and Development, Martin Heydon, T.D. today launched a Call for Research Proposals under his Department’s updated competitive research funding programme. This is the first call under a restructured approach to research funding, […]

Great News for Allenwood as €810k awarded to develop new Allenwood Green Enterprise Park

Minister of State and Kildare Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has confirmed funding of €810,394 to ACDAL to develop a new Allenwood Green Enterprise Park under the Just Transition Fund.  

“This funding which was announced by my Ministerial colleague Eamonn Ryan today will be used to expand the current ACDAL facilities in […]

€30m Investment in Newbridge Interceptor will allow more growth in Newbridge

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has officiated at the ceremony to mark the start of the contract for the long awaited interceptor sewer which will connect Newbridge to the Osberstown Wastewater treatment plant. Once this project is completed it will facilitate increased flow to the existing Osberstown Wastewater Treatment Plant adn support […]