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Significant Government Decision on Increased Defence Force Funding will Expand Military Capabilities and Increase Allowances for Kildare Personnel – HEYDON

Key Appointments will see Fundamental Reform and Culture Change in the Force

Martin Heydon, Kildare South TD and Minister of State, has said that Government plans to significantly increase funding for our defence forces will strengthen Ireland’s military capacity, in turn fortifying the livelihoods of the many personnel in Kildare, while also bringing fundamental […]

Fine Gael will put more money back in your pocket in the forthcoming Budget – HEYDON

Fine Gael want to ensure that more money is put back in the pockets of Kildare individuals and families to help with the cost of living in the forthcoming budget, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said Fine Gael is pushing for a range of measures to be implemented […]

New Bord Na Móna headquarters for Newbridge – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed the decision by Bord na Mona to invest in a new headquarters in Newbridge.

“Bord na Móna have had a presence in Newbridge for over 70 years and have now chosen to reinvest in the town by applying for planning permission for an impressive company […]

Kilcullen Newbridge Bus Service to Recommence from Monday 4th July as Interim Solution Secured – HEYDON

Cllr Tracey O’Dwyer and I continue to work to ensure a longer term solution

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has announced confirmation from the NTA that an interim solution has been agreed to provide public transport between Kilcullen and Newbridge from this Monday 4th July in light of the recent […]

Kildare workers can now benefit from New Voucher Scheme for Remote Working Hubs – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that the Connected Hubs Voucher Scheme is now open for workers in Kildare.  At least 10,000 hot desk working days are being provided free of charge nationwide, which is positive news for both existing hub users and those hoping to make use of these […]

Minister Heydon addresses official opening of new Keurig Dr. Pepper Ireland facility in Newbridge

Minister of State and Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon yesterday cut the ribbon on Keurig Dr.Pepper Ireland’s new International Operations hub in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

The 300,000 square feet manufacturing facility is central to Keurig Dr Pepper’s global supply chain and operates as the Company’s first manufacturing plant for beverages outside of North […]

Major Boost for Remote Working in Kildare – HEYDON

Investment of over €300,000 will provide greater services across Kildare

New and existing users to benefit from free access to remote working hubs

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed a series of new initiatives and funding of €250,716 for 5 Kildare remote working hubs from Government […]

Record levels of employment with 2.5 million people at work nationally – HEYDON

10.6% jobs growth in Mid-East region which includes Kildare

Jobs figures published by the CSO show a record level of employment nationally as 2.5m people are now at work according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon. He was speaking after the publication of the Quarter 1 2022 Labour […]

New ‘Town Centre First’ Policy will revitalise towns in County Kildare – HEYDON

Targeted funding for the regeneration of towns and to support above-shop and town centre living

A new ‘Town Centre First’ policy, will revitalise towns across County Kildare and benefit local communities, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: “Fine Gael is working to create stronger safer […]

1,710 Employers and Businesses in receipt of Government Covid-19 supports in County Kildare – HEYDON


1,710 employers and businesses in Count Kildare have availed of Covid-19 financial supports, demonstrating Government’s continued commitment to our economic recovery, Fine Gael Minister Martin Heydon TD has said.

Minister Heydon said Fine Gael in Government has prioritised targeted supports for workers and businesses since the pandemic began, and that is reflected in the numbers availing […]