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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Work Programme being developed after successful 1st Meeting
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that the first meeting of the newly established Curragh Forum was a success and work is now ongoing on developing a work programme for the Forum in advance of its second meeting. The Curragh Forum […]
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, […]