Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has this week welcomed the confirmation of funding for new public service bus routes to service South Kildare from Minister for Transport Pascal Donohoe. This follows a concerted campaign by local residents, councillors […]
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 […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that the Minister for Transport Pascal Donohoe has confirmed to him that two new Public Service Obligation (PSO) bus routes will be put in place to cater for the needs of people […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that significant efforts have been made to ensure regular bus service are returned to the old N9 route following the decision of JJ Kavanagh in January to pull a number of bus services from the old […]
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 […]
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 […]