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Kildare County Council

Applications Open for Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon is encouraging local groups and communities around Kildare to apply for funding under the 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme which has opened this week.

A total of €15m has been allocated to this year’s scheme, which is one element of a €30 million package of integrated supports announced by Minister […]

Update Received on M7 Completion Timelines

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received an update from SIAC Construction on their targeted handover dates for the current M7 works.
“Following a number of queries from frustrated commuting constituents I have been applying pressure to Transport Infrastructure Ireland, Minister Ross and […]

HEYDON and SAMMON call for increased safety measure at Perrystreet Crossroads Ballymore Eustace

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, and Local Election Candidate for the Naas Municipal District, Evie Sammon, met with local residents of Perrystreet Crossroads in Ballymore Eustace on Saturday after residents raised concerns with them due to serval crashes at the crossroads recently.

Evie Sammon said “We […]

Further Funds Sought for Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans as Kildare loan amount fully allocated

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation from Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy that his department are in discussions with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and Finance with regard to an extension to the Rebuilding Ireland Home […]

€547,262 funding for digital library services and facilities in Kildare

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, said €547,262 in funding has been secured for digital library services and facilities in Kildare.

This investment will enhance ICT infrastructure, create new meeting spaces with state of the art technology and provide dedicated digital learning suites.

Deputy Heydon said: “The new facilities […]

Coughlanstown Road Update

Following a meeting I organised with local residents representatives and Kildare County Council recently, we received a further update on Coughlanstown Road.

We were informed that the consultants O’Connor Sutton Cronin have completed their survey and have come back with a number of different options to Kildare County Council. By the end of September, Kildare County […]

Local Communities Encouraged to apply for €15 million Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Some €15 million in funding will be available for rural towns and villages across Ireland through the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon, has said. Over the next 15 months, up to 200 towns and villages throughout the country- including Kildare – will benefit from funding under the scheme, which […]

Inspiring new Community Library Highlights Significant Investment in Athy

Athy’s fantastic new Community library is an example of the ongoing Government Investment in Athy, according to Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.  Set in the unique surroundings of the former Dominican church, the new library was officially opened by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring today.

“This €3.75m project jointly funded by Government and […]

Projects in Kilcullen, Castledermot & Kildare Town to benefit from Heritage Funding

A total of €116,000 in funding has been allocated to Co. Kildare to support local projects and help to repair and preserve important structures including the Parish Church in Kilcullen, St James Church Castledermot and Kildare Cathedral according to Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

The funding was announced by The Minister for Culture, Heritage, and the […]