Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon for Kildare South has today (Monday) said that funding of €1m for the Riverbanks Arts Centre in Newbridge will be a game changer for the arts centre and allow it to expand its facilities in Newbridge. The funding was confirmed by the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Wednesday) called on Minister for Jobs Mary Mitchell O’Connor to ensure that the full supports of the state, including access to the European Globalisation Fund are available for the staff of HP Inc who were informed of job losses at the plant today. Deputy Heydon was […]
Today in the Dail I had the opportunity to question Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Energy Denis Naughton on the work of his Department to improve mobile phone coverage around the Country with particular reference to Co. Kildare.
He outlined the report of the task force on Broadband and Mobile Phone coverage which was published […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) vowed to drive a campaign to improve education facilities on the Curragh. Deputy Heydon was speaking following his debate with Minister Richard Burton on the subject in the Dail yesterday where he outlined his vision for a new education campus in the Curragh.
“Within the Curragh […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that a newly launched low cost agricultural loan scheme will be extremely beneficial for farmers in Kildare, at this time of price volatility due to Brexit. The ‘Agri Cashflow Support Loan Scheme’, which will be distributed by AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank was launched […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has described as positive, the confirmation from Minister for Education Richard Bruton that Kildare & Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) and Educate Together have agreed to start discussions in relation to a possible partnership for Educate Together provision at second level in the Newbridge area. The confirmation came […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) advised Kildare sporting organisations preparing applications for the new round of Sports Capital Grants to be aware of common pitfalls that rendered over 35% of applications in 2015 invalid.
“In response to recent a parliamentary question, Minister of State with responsibility for Sport Patrick O’Donovan has […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today said that an allocation of €1m for the Athy Southern Distributor Route is sign of Government Commitment to this important project. The announcement was made today by Minister for Transport Shane Ross as he confirmed an allocation of €18.9m for Kildare Roads.
“I am delighted that €1m […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has made a submission to the Commission reviewing Constituency Boundaries for the purposes of Dail elections seeking a return of the 6 electoral divisions of Kildare South which were moved to the Laois Constituency.
“Following the last Dail Boundary review in 2012 the voting districts of Monasterevin, Churchtown, Kildangan, […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that pressures being experienced by tenants in Commuter counties such as Kildare have been recognised by Housing Minister Simon Coveney and these areas are to be prioritised for designation as Rent Pressure Zones in the New Year. Deputy Heydon was speaking as the new rental measures […]