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Recruitment for 600 new Gardaí now Open at PublicJobs.ie

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South is encouraging anyone with an interest in joining An Garda Siochana to apply for one of 600 new positions now available. Applications are now being accepted on www.publicjobs.ie until 5th January 2016.

“The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, today (Friday) announced the opening of […]

600 new Gardaí as Budget 2016 confirms Govt commitment to tackling crime

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairperson of Fine Gaels rural affairs committee, Martin Heydon, has said that the announcement of 600 new Gardaí in Budget 2016 highlights the Government’s commitment to increasing resources for An Garda Síochána.

“Budget 2016 announced the recruitment of an additional 600 Gardaí in addition to the 550 who have […]

New Garda Recruits Allocated to Newbridge

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) welcomed confirmation from Garda Management that 5 new Garda recruits have been allocated to the Newbridge area from the second batch of 100 recruits leaving Templemore. This is on top of the 5 new recruits assigned to the Naas area that came from the […]

Another 250 Garda Recruits will help to bolster Service

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the announcement by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald that a further 250 Garda recruits will enter the Garda College in Templemore in 2015. This will bring the total number of Gardai recruited since September 2014 to 550.

“I am pleased to see the continuation […]

Harsher penalties needed to tackle illicit cigarette trade on both sides of the border

“Illicit cross-border trade remains a major problem; fines are too low and there is not a strong enough deterrent” commented Martin Heydon, TD for Kildare South who was speaking today (Monday) at the 50th British Irish Parliamentary Association Plenary.

“The political landscape in Northern Ireland and in border counties is much improved in recent years. However […]

February 23rd, 2015|Business, Justice, Press Release|

We will see more Gardaí, more often, in our local communities as a result of Budget 2015

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, said today (Thursday) that the allocation of €2.2 billion for justice reform and investment in Garda resources, in Budget 2015, will benefit local communities in Kildare.

“The allocation of €2.2 billion for Garda resources, including further recruitment, and reform in the justice system is a necessary investment which […]

October 14th, 2014|Justice, Press Release|