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 […]
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 […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said he is very disappointed with the announcement today that Coca Cola is proposing the transfer of production from it’s Athy International Concentrates plant in Co. Kildare to the high capacity facility at Ballina Beverages in Co. Mayo with the potential loss of 82 jobs.
“First and foremost […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has welcomed progress on the promised playground for Caragh as Kildare County Council have confirmed that the tender seeking contractors to design and build the playground has been issued.
“This is a significant move in plans to see a playground constructed in Caragh. Following agreement on the site […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that he shares the disappointment that the latest school building list published by the Department of Education does not include a new post primary school for Kildare South.
Martin Heydon said “This week in the Dail, I had the opportunity to raise the issue of the new […]
Some 14,400 new jobs were created in the Mid East Region covering Kildare Wicklow and Meath over the last year, according to Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.
Labour Force Survey data published by the CSO shows continued strong momentum in the labour market with robust jobs growth across the country, benefitting families and strengthening communities here […]
Two New Family Resource Centres Confirmed for Co. Kildare – Athy Family & Community Centre and Teach Dara
Deputy Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone that two new Family Resource Centres have been approved for Co. Kildare. The confirmation came this morning as the Minister announced 11 new Family Resource Centres around the Country.
“I am delighted that the Minister has recognised the need in Kildare which I have highlighted […]
Today in the Dail I had the opportunity to discuss Project Ireland 2040 and outline the key projects included that will benefit Kildare.
See the full debate here.
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Party Chairman Martin Heydon has been advised by Minister with responsibility for employment affairs that she has sought the advice of the Attorney General with regard to concerns raised by the Horse Racing and breeding industry following a recent labour court determination. Minister Regina Doherty was responding to a […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon has told Minister for Children Katherine Zappone that Kildare needs two new family resource centres based on its population levels and the needs of the County. He was speaking in the Dail as the process to allocate 11 new family resource centres continues.
“I welcomed […]