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Free School Transport & Increased Allowances to assist Kildare Families with Back to School Costs – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed decisions on school transport  and the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance announced by Government yesterday which will help to ease the burden of back to school costs for Kildare families.

“In a positive move for many Kildare families, it has been confirmed that […]

Fine Gael will put more money back in your pocket in the forthcoming Budget – HEYDON

Fine Gael want to ensure that more money is put back in the pockets of Kildare individuals and families to help with the cost of living in the forthcoming budget, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said Fine Gael is pushing for a range of measures to be implemented […]

Kilcullen Newbridge Bus Service to Recommence from Monday 4th July as Interim Solution Secured – HEYDON

Cllr Tracey O’Dwyer and I continue to work to ensure a longer term solution

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has announced confirmation from the NTA that an interim solution has been agreed to provide public transport between Kilcullen and Newbridge from this Monday 4th July in light of the recent […]

Kildare workers can now benefit from New Voucher Scheme for Remote Working Hubs – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that the Connected Hubs Voucher Scheme is now open for workers in Kildare.  At least 10,000 hot desk working days are being provided free of charge nationwide, which is positive news for both existing hub users and those hoping to make use of these […]

South Kildare Train Commuters Need Fairer Fares – HEYDON

Minister Martin Heydon has called on Minister for Transport Eamonn Ryan to intervene to ensure that all commuters using Irish Rail services in South Kildare are treated and priced as commuters similar to those in North Kildare. He was speaking as the difference between train fares in stations inside […]

Athy’s Southern Distributor Route Moves a Step Closer as Sod Turned to mark Start of Works on Site – HEYDON

Today marks another milestone in progress on Athy’s Southern Distributor Route as Kildare County Council marked the official start of works on site with a sod turning event according to Minister Martin Heydon.

“It was an honour to take part in the official sod turning event today with my colleague Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton representing […]

€26.6m in Funding for Kildare Roads includes €8.8m to progress Athy’s Southern Distributor Route in 2022 – HEYDON

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Minister Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €8.8m for Athy’s Southern Distributor Route in 2022 as part of Kildare’s allocation of €26.6m for Local and Regional Roads for 2022.

“The funding is part of an overall allocation of €26.66m towards the improvement and rehabilitation of Kildare’s local and regional […]

Departmental Approval Issued for Repairs of Caragh Bridge – HEYDON

The Department of Heritage have confirmed that approval has been issued to Kildare County Council today to proceed with repair works on Caragh Bridge according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

“Following my representations to Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan, I have received confirmation that approval has been issued to Kildare County Council […]

Kildare County Council receives funding of €13.67m for walking and cycling infrastructure projects – HEYDON

Commuters and nature enthusiasts alike will benefit from funding of €13.67m allocated to Kildare County Council for walking and cycling projects in Co. Kildare according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said the funding confirmed today from the National Transport Authority will deliver high quality upgrades to walking and cycling infrastructure, making […]

€132,390 Confirmed for Outdoor Recreation Projects in Monasterevin and Old Kilcullen – HEYDON

Minister Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South has welcomed confirmation of funding of €132,390 for 2 South Kildare outdoor projects in Kilcullen and Monasterevin.

“€15.5m in investment for outdoor infrastructure nationwide announced by my colleague Minister Heather Humphreys this morning under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) includes two important Kildare South projects.

“€87,390 has been awarded […]