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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 […]

Time to get ready for Winter?

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 […]

November 13th, 2014|Press Release, Transport|

Great Day for Kildare as Road Upgrades get Green Light

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 […]

September 1st, 2014|Press Release, Transport|

Council Timelines Sought on Southern Distributor Route

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 […]