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Update on Gambling Control Bill

Last week I received an update in the Dáil on the Gambling Control Bill from Minister David Stanton. This Bill is a very important piece of legislation that will provide a comprehensive new licensing and a regulatory framework that will help to assist those who suffer with problem gambling.

February 20th, 2018|Justice, Press Release|

Project Ireland 2040 will deliver real investment and proper planning for Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Fine Gael Chairman Martin Heydon has said Project Ireland 2040 will bring real investment to Kildare which will support families and strengthen communities.

Speaking about Project 2040 which was launched by Government today (Friday), Deputy Heydon said:

“This is our plan for the future of Ireland. For the first time in […]

€29.5m in Funding for Kildare Roads includes €1.9m to progress Athy’s Ring Road in 2018

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €1.9m for Athy’s Southern Distributor Route in 2018 as part of Kildare’s allocation for Local and Regional Roads for 2018.

“The funding is part of an overall allocation of €29.5m towards the improvement and rehabilitation of […]

February 1st, 2018|Athy, Press Release, Transport|

Minister Simon Coveney to address Public Meeting on Brexit

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South & Laois and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, is inviting all those with an interest in the challenges facing us from Brexit to a public meeting he is hosting in the The Heritage Killenard on Thursday 1st February. The meeting will be addressed by Minister for Foreign […]

Christmas with Friends 2017

 

This year Christmas with Friends takes place in Judge Roy Beans Newbridge on Dec 25 from 12 noon to 4pm, people from Newbridge, Naas, Kildare, Kilcullen, Athy, Monasterevan, Nurney and surrounding areas are invited to attend

To reserve a place or to have dinner delivered to your home call Anne at 086 8042724

They can also organise transport […]

December 22nd, 2017|Press Release|

€143k in Regional Sports Funding for Kildare

€94,500 for GAA County Grounds, Newbridge

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €143,000 in regional sports capital funding for Kildare Organisations.  This includes €94,500 for St Conleths GAA County Grounds in Newbridge, in addition to €30,500 to Golden Falls Water Ski Club in Ballymore […]

Local Youth Club Equipment Scheme sees over €180,000 for Kildare clubs

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €184,648.89 which has been granted to 52 Kildare clubs under the Local Youth Club Equipment Scheme.  The funding was announced this week by Minister for Children Dr Katherine Zappone.

Welcoming the announcement, Deputy Heydon said: “This funding will […]

New Apprenticeships include Stud Farm Management

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement of a Stud Farm Management Apprenticeship through Teagasc.

“This apprenticeship is one of 26 new national apprenticeships ranging from Horticulture to Healthcare which have been approved as part of €122 million investment in apprenticeships by Government in […]