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Minister for Housing Visits Dominican Site in Athy to see Progress

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon recently welcomed Housing Minister Simon Coveney to Athy to get an update on progress of the re-development of the site of the former Dominicans in Athy.

“I was delighted that the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney accepted my invitation to visit the site to see and hear at first hand […]

2016-10-28T12:56:34+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Athy, Environment, Housing, Kildare County Council, Press Release|

Coughlanstown Road Ballymore needs to be Re-Opened

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) called on Kildare County Council to ensure that works are carried out as soon as possible to ensure the re-opening of the Coughlanstown Road outside Ballymore Eustace which has been closed for the last few weeks. Deputy Heydon was speaking after he met concerned local […]

2016-09-16T16:25:18+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Ballymore Eustace, Kildare County Council, Press Release|

Draft Athy & Newbridge Control of Horses Byelaws 2016 – Have your say!

Kildare County Council are currently seeking submissions and observations on the draft control of Horses Byelaws for Athy & Newbridge.

Details can be viewed online at

Written submissions and observations may be made to the Senior Executive Officer, Environment Section, Kildare County Council, Aras Chill Dara, Naas, County Kildare or by email to (clearly […]

2016-04-08T14:36:15+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Athy, Kildare County Council, Newbridge, Press Release|

Submission on Public Consultation for Southern Distributor Route Athy

Below is a copy of my submission made to Kildare County Council Roads Department today in the route selection for the Southern Distrubutor Route for Athy.

A relief ring road for Athy is absolutely essential for the towns residents and businesses alike. The return on the capital investment is clearly proven by the very high cost […]

2016-10-23T07:20:02+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Athy, Kildare County Council, Press Release, Transport|



I am writing to advise you on progress and the status of the proposal within Kildare County Council to build a playground in Castledermot.

It has been confirmed to us that Kildare County Council intend to go to tender for proposals to design and build the playground either before Christmas or […]

Athy Southern Distributor Route Funding Confirmed in Capital Plan

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has today (Wednesday) said that the inclusion of the Athy Southern Distributor Route in the Governments Capital Plan announced this week re-affirms the Government’s commitment to this project and the confirmation of funding to completion announced last year.

“Unlike the M7 road widening project, the Athy road does not […]

2016-10-23T07:20:05+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Athy, Kildare County Council, Press Release, Transport|

Rural Town & Village Renewal Scheme is a step in the right direction

 Chairman of the Fine Gael Rural Affairs and Agriculture Committee Martin Heydon TD has today (Thursday) welcomed confirmation of the €30m Village and Town Renewal Scheme designed to support the revitalisation of towns/villages, making […]