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Government Confirms Athy Southern Distributor Route

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Tuesday) described as monumental the decision by Government to proceed with the long awaited and much needed ring road around Athy, the Southern Distributor Route (SDR).

“Following repeated representations and lobbying funding has today been confirmed to commence and complete the Southern Distributor Route (SDR) for […]

2016-10-23T07:20:18+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Athy, Press Release, Transport|

Varadkar signs Statutory Instrument for derogation from Height Restrictions

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal Agriculture Committee, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the signing of the statutory instrument for a derogation for fodder from Height Restrictions for trailers by Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar.

Speaking at the signing Deputy Heydon said “This is an issue I first raised with […]

2016-10-23T07:20:19+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Agriculture, Press Release, Transport|

0% Travel Tax will further boost Tourism Numbers

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Monday) welcomed confirmation of a key Programme for Government commitment to cut the Travel Tax to 0%. The reduction will become effective from tomorrow April 1st and has been welcomed by Airlines and Tourism leaders.

Deputy Heydon was speaking from the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting […]

2016-10-23T07:20:20+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Press Release, Tourism, Transport|

Varadkar accepts Heydon’s proposal for derogation from Height Restrictions

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal Agriculture Committee, has today (Tuesday) said that he is very pleased that Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has agreed to his proposal to allow a derogation from vehicle height restrictions for the haulage of hay and straw. In response to […]

2016-10-23T07:20:20+00:00 February 18th, 2014|Agriculture, Press Release, Transport|

HEYDON pushes for Changes to Height Restriction

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal Agriculture Committee, has today (Tuesday) confirmed that he is continuing to push for a change to the Height Restrictions imposed on trailer loads last November.

“I submitted a draft Statutory Instrument to Minister Leo Varadkar and his officials before Christmas to allow them […]

2016-10-23T07:20:20+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Agriculture, Press Release, Rural Issues, Transport|

Southern Distributor Route A Necessity

Ministers Howlin and Varadkar told of desperate need for Ring Road

“I have had a number of meetings with Minister Varadkar, most recently with representatives from Athy Business Alliance and with some Athy based Hauliers where the need for the Southern Distributor Route was highlighted again.”

“At the meeting held last night, Minister for Public […]

2016-10-23T07:20:21+00:00 December 13th, 2013|Athy, Press Release, Transport|

Sale of State Assets vital for Southern Distributor Route Progress

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today welcomed the Taoiseach’s confirmation that the Government remains committed to the sale of the energy business of Bord Gais in the right environment and for the right price.  Enda Kenny was responding to a question from Deputy Heydon during Order of Business in the Dail […]

2016-10-23T07:20:21+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Athy, Press Release, Rural Issues, Transport|