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Minister Humphreys Visits Athy to see Potential of Exciting New Projects

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that he was delighted to welcome Minister for Arts, Heritage Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys to Athy on Monday where she visited many sites with potential to improve the economic and tourist attraction of the town.

“The Minister was impressed with the work ongoing at […]

2017-03-13T11:58:41+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Athy, Heritage, Press Release|

Minister Visits Riverbank Theatre

“I was delighted to welcome Minister Heather Humphries to Newbridge yesterday and in particular to visit the Riverbank Theatre following an allocation from her Department of €1m under the Creative Ireland scheme to fund a redevelopment of the theatre as one of 7 flagship projects around the Country.

The Minister had told me that she was […]

2017-03-13T12:28:57+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Heritage, Newbridge|

Equine Projects can now Apply for Leader Funding

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) welcomed confirmation from Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphries this week that certain equine activities will now be eligible for funding under the current Leader Programme.

“The Minister intends to amend the ineligible list of activities under the 2014-2020 LEADER Programme […]

2017-03-05T22:48:56+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Bloodstock, Heritage, Press Release, Rural Issues|

€1m Funding will Enhance Facilities and Infrastructure at Riverbank Arts Centre

Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon for Kildare South has today (Monday) said that funding of €1m for the Riverbanks Arts Centre in Newbridge will be a game changer for the arts centre and allow it to expand its facilities in Newbridge. The funding was confirmed by the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht […]

2017-02-13T11:30:47+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Heritage, Newbridge, Press Release|

€100,000 in REDZ Funding for Ballitore Tanyard Project

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Monday) welcomed confirmation of funding of an additional €100,000 for the Tanyard Project in Ballitore.  The funding has been allocated under the Redz pilot initiative by Minister for Arts, Heritage & Regional Development Heather Humphries.  This funding is in addition to €25,000 allocated for Ballitore earlier […]

2016-11-28T15:37:30+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Crookstown/Ballitore, Heritage, Moone/Timolin|

€515,000 Confirmed for Athy Housing Project

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Tuesday) said that Housing Minister Simon Coveney has confirmed funding of €515,000 towards the development of homeless accommodation at the site of the former Dominicans Priory in Athy.

“Following his recent visit to view the former Dominican site at Athy, Minister Coveney has confirmed to me today […]

2016-11-08T20:07:05+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Athy, Heritage, Housing, Press Release|

€380,000 for Kildare in Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that Athy, Kildare town, Ballymore Eustace, Timolin and Ballitore are to benefit from funding under the €10m Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

“My colleague, the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys, has today (Friday) announced that 172 towns and villages across the […]