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Enhanced Patrol System Needed for the Curragh Plains

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has called on the Minister for Defence to enhance the system of patrolling and monitoring of the Curragh Plains.  He was speaking following a meeting in the Department of Defence this week with the Minister and his officials.

“I believe the time is now right for a full review […]

2017-07-31T23:10:54+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Army, Defence, Kildare Town, Newbridge, Press Release, Suncroft|

New Family Hub Opened at Dominicans site Athy

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy to Athy this morning where he officially opened the new Family Hub to be run by Peter McVerry Trust.  The 7 family unit hub have been developed in the former priory on the old Dominican site.

“I am delighted to see these family […]

2017-07-31T10:12:30+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Athy, Housing, Press Release|

Fine Gael Bring Community CCTV To South Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has led a delegation of Kildare South Fine Gael Mayors to meet with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to discuss the implementation of a Community based CCTV system across South Kildare communities.

The meeting following confirmation by the Department of Justice last April that grant aid would be made available […]

2017-07-31T23:22:51+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Justice, Press Release|

Meeting Housing Minister to Seek Publication of Fire Safety Report

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has met with Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to push for publication of the “Framework for enhancing fire safety in dwellings where concerns arise” report commissioned following the fire in Millfield, Newbridge. The report includes a case study on Millfield as part of it.

“This meeting follows a number […]

2017-07-03T21:57:36+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Housing, Newbridge, Press Release|

Kildare Exiles Welcomed Back to Enlarged Kildare South Constituency

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has this week welcomed back voters from Churchtown, Kilberry, Kildangan, Monasterevin, Harristown and Ballybracken to Kildare South as part of an enlarged four seat constituency following the publication of the report of the constituency commission.

“I had called for these areas to be returned to Kildare as part of […]

2017-07-03T22:13:10+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Press Release|

Confirmation of Approval for Allenwood Schools Amalgamation

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of the amalgamation of the Allenwood Boys National School and Allenwood Girls National School which will become effective from 30th August.

“I had been working with both principals Carole Fenton and Patricia Keely to ensure a speedy decision on this amalgamation which was strongly worked for and […]

2017-06-27T08:31:47+00:00 June 27th, 2017|allenwood, Education, Press Release|