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Kildare County Council

Athy Ring Road to Commence Construction in the Coming Months – HEYDON

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has. Said that Athy’s long awaited Ring Road will commence construction in the coming months as Kildare County Council confirmed yesterday that the Department of Transport has approved the award of the final main construction contract.

“I am delighted that Minister Eammon Ryan and the […]

Minister Martin Heydon Welcomes Submission of Planning Application for a €75m Investment for Newbridge in State-of-the-Art Primark Logistics/Distribution Centre

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon welcomed today’s confirmation by Primark of their plans to develop a €75m State of the Art Logistics/Distribution Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge.

The planning application will comprise of the development of a 500,000sq foot distribution and Logistics Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge to serve as […]

Get out and explore free OPW visitor sites in County Kildare this National Heritage Week – HEYDON

National Heritage Week 2021 is taking place from this year from Saturday, 14th August to Sunday, 22nd August and offers us the chance to explore heritage events and activities across County Kildare, including many OPW sites, all of which are free until the end of the year, a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister […]

Minister Heydon Welcomes €160,000 in Funding for Newbridge under the Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Scheme

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed funding for outdoor infrastructure in Newbridge.


“Speaking to Council Officials this is great news for Newbridge to be successful in securing €160,000 through the Government Additional Outdoor Infrastructure initiative for the purpose of installing Parklets and Cycle Infrastructure which will greatly benefit the town. The […]

Minister Heydon Welcomes Update on Newbridge Southern Relief Road & Second Bridge Crossing

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon said “the recent update from Kildare County Council that the Roads and Transportation Department in Kildare County Council has commenced the required work to progress the second bridge project to Part 8 is very welcome.”

Tender documents are currently being prepared for an Engineering Consultancy Service tender […]

Minister Heydon Welcomes Announcement of €24,293 for the Curragh under the 2021 Community Monuments Grant



Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon welcomed today’s announcement by Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan TD that €24,293 has been approved for the Curragh under the Community Monuments Grant 2021 Fund.


The core objective of the Community Monuments Fund is to support the conservation, maintenance, protection and promotion […]

HEYDON seeks Progress on Newbridge Second Bridge Project to make it Shovel Ready

Minister of State Martin Heydon, TD for Kildare South, has called on Kildare County Council to progress the design of a second bridge for Newbridge as well as progressing the project through the planning permission process.

“There was huge disappointment at the recent failure to secure funding under the Urban Regeneration Development Fund (URDF) to deliver […]

HEYDON Welcomes Allocation of €270,000 to Kildare under the 2021 Local Improvement Scheme

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon confirmed that €270,000 has been allocated for repairs and improvement works on non-public roads in rural communities in County Kildare, as part of the Government’s ‘Our Rural Future’ project.

In a recent announcement from the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, a total allocation […]

Minister Heydon Delighted with Overwhelming Response to Curragh Plains Consultation Survey

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon along with his colleague Minister for Defence Simon Coveney have thanked and acknowledged the almost 3,700 people who recently made submissions to the public consultation on the future of the Curragh Plains.


Martin Heydon said “We are very grateful to the almost 3,700 who took the time […]

Minister Martin Heydon & Cllr elect PJ Kelly welcome €1,094,880 for regeneration of Portarlington Market Sq

Minister Martin Heydon, Fine Gael TD for the Portarlington area and Laois Cllr Elect PJ Kelly have welcomed the allocation of €1,094,880 for the Heritage led Regeneration of Portarlington Market House and Square, by their Fine Gael colleague Minister for Rural Affairs Heather Humphries.

The funding, delivered through Governments Rural Regeneration Development Fund is a significant […]