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 […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the new Vehicle Clamping Bill 2014 which seeks to regulate clamping, for the first time, on both public and private lands.
Speaking on the Bill in Dail Eireann yesterday (Thursday) Deputy Heydon acknowledged the huge frustration that has arisen for motorists in dealing […]
Thursday, 15th January 2015
“The M7/M9 upgrade is badly needed to ease traffic congestion in Kildare”, according to Martin Heydon and Anthony Lawlor, Fine Gael TDs for Kildare South and North respectively. The Kildare Deputies were speaking ahead of their joint Topical Issues Debate on the proposed road upgrade, with Minister […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) criticised the NRA for the timing of maintenance works being carried out on the M9. He was speaking as delays continued on the M9 northbound beyond Kilcullen due to maintenance works on trees and bushes on the motorway verge.
“I received an update from the […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, that road tax for HGVs over 12 tonnes will be reduced in next year’s Budget. Minister Noonan was speaking this week following a meeting he attended with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, is urging people across Kildare South to make sure they are ready for any severe weather that may lie ahead in the coming months. Deputy Heydon was speaking today (Thursday) as the Government launched its Winter Ready Campaign. The launch coincided with a meeting of the Government […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Monday) pledged to continue to keep pressure on Kildare County Council to ensure that work is prioritised to deliver the Southern Distributor Route, a new ring road for Athy. He was speaking this morning on KFM following a meeting on […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Monday) said the granting of planning permission by An Bord Pleanala for the Osberstown Interchange, the Sallins By Pass and the N7 road widening project is a great development for the County.
“The upgrade works will make life significantly easier for Kildare residents who commute to […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) confirmed that he has written to Kildare County Council to seek clarity on their proposed timelines for progression and completion of the Southern Distributor Route around Athy. This follows confirmation of funding for the project from the Department of Public Enterprise in conjunction with […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) highlighted the Government’s commitment to the Free Travel Scheme for older people which was included in the Governments statement of priorities for 2014-16, published last week. He was speaking following the decision this week by Age Action Ireland to wind down its campaign in […]