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Selected as Fine Gael’s Candidate for Next General Election

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon has been selected by Fine Gael members in Kildare South to be their candidate in the next General Election.  The Selection Convention was held recently in the Crookstown Inn.

“It is an honour to be selected by the members of Kildare […]

December 1st, 2017|Press Release|


Kildare South TD and Fine Gael Party Chairman Martin Heydon welcomed Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to Kildare South last Monday where he officially opened his new office on Leinster St in Athy.

“I am delighted that an Taoiseach accepted my invitation to open my office in Athy.  Due to a significant increase in the level of representations […]

November 14th, 2017|Athy, Press Release|

Defence Minister Confirms Ongoing Investment in Kildare

Minister for Defence has confirmed to Deputy Martin Heydon that funding of in excess of €26m has been invested in major building projects in the Curragh in the period between 2008 and 2017.  He was responding to Parliamentary Questions from the Kildare South Deputy.

“While I understand the Defence investment is not measured geographically, I wanted […]

October 24th, 2017|Army, Press Release|

€2.3m for Enhanced Seniors Alert Scheme will help more Kildare Seniors get Assistance

An allocation of €2.3m for the renewed Seniors Alert Scheme from the Department of Rural and Community Development will allow even more Kildare senior residents to benefit from a personal alarm. The new scheme comes into effect on November 1st.

Deputy Martin Heydon said: “559 senior citizens in Kildare have received personal alarms in the last […]

Minister Zappone Confirms Kildare’s increased Population Creates Demand for more Services

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Children Katherine Zappone that she recognises the increase in population in Co. Kildare which creates a strong demand for services. She gave these comments in a reply to parliamentary questions from Deputy Heydon on increased funding for Family Resource  Centres included in […]