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 […]
To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide an update on the roll out of the revised rural transport programme; the timelines that are envisaged for its completed restructuring and integration; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
– Martin Heydon.
* For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 8th July, […]
Discussing the changes to National Policy regarding Service Areas on the National Road Network in the Dail with Minister Leo Varadkar.
Submissions on the NRA new draft policy can be made until 5pm on Monday next 23rd June. Full details are available here
The NRA is […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) raised questions in the Dáil about the Service Area Policy of the National Roads Authority (NRA), questioning why it is taking a state led approach to the provision of online service areas, which are the service stations directly accessible from motorways.
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 […]
To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he intends to run a community involvement scheme in 2014 in view of the useful projects completed in 2013; if so, when councils will be informed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Martin Heydon. For ORAL answer on Wednesday, 2nd […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Wednesday) urged Kildare County Council to apply for funding for small local roads under a new scheme confirmed by Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar today. The Community Involvement Scheme (CIS) was first run as a pilot scheme in 2013 and the Minister […]
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 […]
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 […]