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Athy Southern Distributor Route Funding Confirmed in Capital Plan

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has today (Wednesday) said that the inclusion of the Athy Southern Distributor Route in the Governments Capital Plan announced this week re-affirms the Government’s commitment to this project and the confirmation of funding to completion announced last year.

“Unlike the M7 road widening project, the Athy road does not […]

2016-10-23T07:20:05+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Athy, Kildare County Council, Press Release, Transport|

Approval for New Traffic Proposal at Mile Mill Junction

The four cross roads at Mile Mill is a junction that has caused huge concern to locals down through the years due to the poor sight lines, particularly for traffic approaching from Brannockstown. There hasn’t been a simple solution to the lack of visibility as there are houses right at the junction.

In my […]

2016-10-23T07:20:07+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Ballymore Eustace, Kilcullen, Press Release, Rural Issues, Transport|

Locals Encouraged to Use New Bus Route Serving Villages from Castledermot to Kilcullen

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) encouraged residents in South Kildare from Kilcullen through to Castledermot to make use of the new Bus Route that is now up and running.

“Many local residents will be aware of the campaign to restore bus routes to the local towns and villages since JJ […]

Update on Athy Southern Distributor Route

Since the confirmation by Government of funding for the road last May, work has recommenced within KCC to now bring the Athy ring road to planning. The project had never proceeded to planning stage before due to the lack of funding confirmation. Since May 2014, the council advertised, held interviews and has appointed Clodagh Lyons […]

2016-10-23T07:20:09+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Athy, Press Release, Transport|

Heydon calls for Bus Éireann & NTA to come before Joint Oireachtas Transport Committee

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Chairman of Fine Gael’s Internal Agriculture Committee Martin Heydon, has today (Tuesday) called on the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications to bring Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA) before them to discuss the changes to Expressway routes announced yesterday.

“This is a […]

2016-10-23T07:20:11+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Castledermot, Kilcullen, Transport|

Minister for Transport meets Castledermot Bus Group re loss of services

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) said he was happy to have facilitated a meeting between members of the “Save our N9 Bus Service” group and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Pascal Donohoe last night in Leinster House. Deputy Jack Wall and Minister of State with responsibility for Rural Affairs […]

2015-02-13T10:06:10+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Castledermot, Press Release, Rural Issues, Transport|