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Update on Gambling Control Bill

Last week I received an update in the Dáil on the Gambling Control Bill from Minister David Stanton. This Bill is a very important piece of legislation that will provide a comprehensive new licensing and a regulatory framework that will help to assist those who suffer with problem gambling.

February 20th, 2018|Justice, Press Release|

New Garda Allocated to Kilcullen Area

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of the allocation of an additional Garda to the Kilcullen station following a recent review of resources.  Garda Jonathan Brien will start in Kilcullen on October 9th.  He will join Sergeant Mary Mulroe, Garda Joanne O Sullivan and Garda Jim Lacy.

“Since the Garda training college […]

September 23rd, 2017|Justice, Kilcullen, Press Release|

Funding for CCTV & Text Alert Groups in Rural Communities to Fight Crime

 

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the confirmation by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan of additional funding towards Community CCTV schemes and Text alert groups.  The Minister confirmed the amounts at the Ploughing last week.

“As a member of Kildare’s Joint Policing Committee sub-committee working on a new policy for CCTV schemes in the […]

Fine Gael Bring Community CCTV To South Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has led a delegation of Kildare South Fine Gael Mayors to meet with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to discuss the implementation of a Community based CCTV system across South Kildare communities.

The meeting following confirmation by the Department of Justice last April that grant aid would be made available […]

Funding now Available for CCTV

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has been informed by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, that her Department has announced a grant-aid scheme to assist community groups with establishing community-based CCTV systems.

“Under the scheme, eligible community groups can apply for grant-aid of up to […]

10 New Garda Recruits Allocated to Co. Kildare

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that an allocation of 10 new Garda recruits to Co. Kildare is a further step in the right direction in improving Garda numbers in Kildare.

“As part of this Government’s continued focus on recruitment to an Garda Siochana 150 new Gardai passed out from Templemore […]

November 18th, 2016|Justice, Rural Issues|

Recruitment Campaign for Prison Officers Opens

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation by Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD of a recruitment campaign for new Recruit Prison Officers for the Irish Prison Service. This recruitment campaign is the first competition for Recruit Prison Officers to be held for the Irish Prison Service since 2008.

“The Irish […]