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Ladies Football and Camogie All Ireland’s deemed Events of National Importance

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten that he has designated the All-Ireland Senior Ladies Gaelic Football and Camogie Final as ‘events of major importance to society’. The designation by Minister Naughten will ensure that these events remain available on a […]

September 1st, 2017|Sport|

Kildare Sporting Organisations Advised of Common Pitfalls in Sport Capital Grant Applications

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) advised Kildare sporting organisations preparing applications for the new round of Sports Capital Grants to be aware of common pitfalls that rendered over 35% of applications in 2015 invalid.

“In response to recent a parliamentary question, Minister of State with responsibility for Sport Patrick O’Donovan has […]

January 27th, 2017|Press Release, Sport|

Sports Capital Grant Scheme to Open Shortly

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that he has received confirmation from his colleague the Minister of State at the Department of Sport and Tourism Patrick O’Donovan that a new round of Sports Capital Funding is to open shortly.

“I am pleased that Minister with responsibility for Sport Patrick O’Donovan has been able […]

December 9th, 2016|Sport|

National Cycling Championships Coming to Kilcullen & Narraghmore

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) welcomed confirmation by Cycling Ireland that the 2016 National Road Championships will take place in Kilcullen and local areas from the 23-26 June. This follows a required move from the previously arranged venue at short notice.

“I am delighted that after a busy few days, the […]

Minister Coveney Confirms Curragh Forum as part of Redevelopment Announcement

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of Fine Gaels internal committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs has said that confirmation of a €65m redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse is a huge boost for the entire Kildare region as well as being a vote of confidence for the critically important racing and […]

€600,000 Grants for Swimming Pools in Athy & Naas

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Monday) welcomed the announcement by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring T.D, of grants totalling €600,000 to two Local Authority swimming pools in Kildare, under the Local Authority Swimming Pool Programme energy efficiency upgrade and enhanced […]

July 27th, 2015|Athy, Sport|