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Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement of €1.76m in Sports Capital Grants for 50 Kildare sports clubs and organisations confirmed by Minister Shane Ross today.

“I am delighted for the voluntary sporting clubs and organisations in Kildare that have successfully secured valuable […]

November 15th, 2019|Sport|

Minister in Favour of Progressing Kildare section of Blueway

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 […]

Heydon Receives Update on Sports Capital Grant Applications

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation from the Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport that work is now underway in assessing over 2,000 applications that were received from sports clubs around the Country for Sports Capital Grants.

The Minister outlined the current process […]

April 5th, 2019|Sport, Your Area|

€2m Failte Ireland Funding for Irish Racehorse Experience at the National Stud

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement of €2m in funding from Failte Ireland for investment in the Irish Racehorse Experience at the National Stud.
“This new Racehorse Experience, the first of its kind in Ireland is ideally placed at the National Stud […]

Sports Grants for Kilcullen Community Centre and Allenwood Scouts

Deputy Martin Heydon has welcomed Sports Capital Grant Allocations for Kilcullen Community Centre and Allenwood Scout that were announced as part of the successful appeal applications by Minister of State with special responsibility for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin and Shane Ross, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.

 

“I am delighted to see this much needed […]

March 9th, 2018|Kilcullen, Sport|

€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 […]

€2.8m in Sports Capital Grants for 73 Kildare Clubs

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that 73 Kildare Sports Clubs are to receive €2,803,304 in Sports Capital Grants.  The details were confirmed to him today  (Thursday) by Minister of State with responsibility for Sport Brendan Griffin.

The allocation to these Kildare clubs is part of the national scheme where almost €56m has […]

November 30th, 2017|Sport, Updates|

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|