Budget 2022 which was unveiled this week contained a number of measures that will assist Kildare’s younger residents from a 50% cut in public transport costs for those aged 19-23 to an increase in the SUSI Maintenance Grant and changes to the distance to qualify for the higher non adjacent grant according to Fine Gael […]
Young Irish citizens should apply to the European Commission’s DiscoverEU Initiative, which will supply tens of thousands of young Europeans with free rail travel passes around the European Union next year, Minister Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South has said.
Minister Heydon made his comments as applications opened for the initiative this week.
“DiscoverEU offers young Europeans […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon is seeking more flexibility in commuter bus and rail tickets to match new blended work arrangements as many Kildare commuters return to the office under more flexible working arrangements.
Minister Heydon said: “As many Kildare commuters have now returned to work under more flexible working arrangements, we […]
Minister Martin Heydon Welcomes Submission of Planning Application for a €75m Investment for Newbridge in State-of-the-Art Primark Logistics/Distribution Centre
Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon welcomed today’s confirmation by Primark of their plans to develop a €75m State of the Art Logistics/Distribution Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge.
The planning application will comprise of the development of a 500,000sq foot distribution and Logistics Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge to serve as […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that 5 Schools in County Kildare are being informed today that they have been selected for inclusion in the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Programme to support walking and cycling infrastructure for primary and post-primary schools.
“This is a great boost for these 5 Kildare […]
Minister Heydon Welcomes €160,000 in Funding for Newbridge under the Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Scheme
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed funding for outdoor infrastructure in Newbridge.
“Speaking to Council Officials this is great news for Newbridge to be successful in securing €160,000 through the Government Additional Outdoor Infrastructure initiative for the purpose of installing Parklets and Cycle Infrastructure which will greatly benefit the town. The […]
Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of funding of €1.4m to extend the Grand Canal Greenway to from the 12th Lock in Lucan to Hazelhatch Bridge.
“This key 4km stretch of greenway along the Grand Canal will provide safe segregated access to people working in Grange Castle Business […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon said “the recent update from Kildare County Council that the Roads and Transportation Department in Kildare County Council has commenced the required work to progress the second bridge project to Part 8 is very welcome.”
Tender documents are currently being prepared for an Engineering Consultancy Service tender […]
Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation he has received from the RSA that they are to temporarily increase the number of driver testers to expand the current location in Naas, County Kildare.
This follows representations by Minister Heydon to the RSA to highlight the long waiting lists in […]
Minister of State Martin Heydon, TD for Kildare South, has called on Kildare County Council to progress the design of a second bridge for Newbridge as well as progressing the project through the planning permission process.
“There was huge disappointment at the recent failure to secure funding under the Urban Regeneration Development Fund (URDF) to deliver […]