Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Friends of Athy Heritage Centre Museum, has welcomed the announcement of €1.65m funding for the development of library services for Athy, allocated by the Department of the Environment. This is part of a €22 million investment by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government in some 16 […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys that almost €13,000 has been allocated to theatres in Kildare South as part of her Departments Small Capital Grants Scheme.
“€9,135 has been allocated to Riverbank Arts Centre for computer equipment, lighting and a stage […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Martin Heydon, has said that Kildare farmers will benefit from a relaxation of rules to allow flexibility for hedge cutting and burning.
“Farmers across Kildare are going […]
Hugh Crawford, President of the Curragh Archaeological Society visited the Dail this week and met with myself and Minister of State at the Department of Defence Paul Kehoe to discuss ongoing issues on the Curragh and the establishment of the Curragh Forum.
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Defence Simon Coveney that his Department are to remove the gates at the entrance to Magee Barracks and preserve them ahead of the upcoming auction of the barracks. This follows a meeting between the Minister and representatives from Kildare Town groups organised […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has said that he is delighted that Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphries has swiftly approved the works that are required to be carried out to Caragh Bridge thus allowing the repairs work to start next week, […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has presented the results of his survey on the Curragh Plains to Minister for Defence and Agriculture Simon Coveney highlighting the need for a Consultative Forum with members drawn from the various stakeholders and users of the Curragh Plains.
“Respondents to my survey expressed a huge sense of […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) welcomed confirmation of a grant of €10,000 to the Athy Heritage Centre Museum under the Local and Regional Museums Scheme confirmed by Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphries today.
Members of Hopkins Festival Committee meet Minister for Arts Heritage and Gaeltacht Heather Humphries
Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has this week said that the new Tourism initiative from Failte Ireland “Irelands Ancient East” provides a great opportunity for Kildare to showcase its rich heritage and many important sights. He was speaking following the launch of the initiative this […]