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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Regulations for Clamping are Welcome

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 […]

January 23rd, 2015|Press Release, Transport|

Road Tax for HGVs to be Addressed

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 […]