Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has confirmed that the full funding of €5,067,941 sought by Kildare County Council and Waterways Ireland to progress the Barrow Blueway project from Lowtown in Robertstown to Athy, has been confirmed this morning by Minister for Rural & Community […]
A new online survey seeking the views of the public on key challenges and opportunities for rural Ireland is now online, according to Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon.
The survey is part of a consultation process being undertaken by the Department of Rural and Community Development to inform […]
In response to my motion seeking progress on the Kildare section of the Barrow Blueway in the Dail, Minister Josepha Madigan agreed that proceeding with the Kildare section of the project was the best option for Waterways Ireland. This is really positive news for this route from Lowtown, Robertstown through Rathangan, Monasterevin and Athy […]
The Government has approved the General Scheme of a Bill intended to change the treatment of family farms and businesses under the Nursing Homes Support Scheme, also known as the Fair Deal according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.
“Progress on changes to this area of the Fair Deal scheme is welcome and […]
Local Link Evening & Weekend Bus Services to Continue with more initiatives planned for Rural Transport
Kildare South Fine Gael TD and party chairman Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of the evening and weekend local link bus services by Minister Shane Ross as well as further initiatives to improve rural transport around the Country. The weekend and evening bus services had initially been run as a pilot scheme.
“I am very […]
COMMUNITY groups and residents associations across Co. Kildare can access a €10,000 fund to host the country’s first National Community Weekend in their area.
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon is encouraging local community groups and residents associations to apply for funding. “This is a great opportunity for local community action groups or […]
Over €2.7m Confirmed for Upgrade works to Athy’s Emily Square & Heritage Centre & €78k for Monasterevin Regeneration Works
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed confirmation yesterday (Thursday) from Minister Michael Ring of allocations in excess of €2.7m from the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund under Project Ireland 2040 for projects in Athy and Monasterevin.
“€2,707,500 has been allocated towards the regeneration […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed funding of €520,000 announced today (Friday) for key projects in Kilcullen, Rathangan, as well as Castledermot, Athgarvan, Monasterevin, Derrinturn, Straffan and Ardclough. The Town and Village renewal scheme funding was confirmed today by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring.
“The allocations of €200k for both […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, said €547,262 in funding has been secured for digital library services and facilities in Kildare.
This investment will enhance ICT infrastructure, create new meeting spaces with state of the art technology and provide dedicated digital learning suites.
Deputy Heydon said: “The new facilities […]
Kildare Communities seeking support for projects from the Governments new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund have just over two months to apply, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.
The objective of the Rural Regeneration and Development fund is to support collaborative and integrated projects between Government departments, State agencies, local authorities, other public bodies, communities […]