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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|

Restructuring of Rural Transport Scheme

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) welcomed the proposals to restructure the National Rural Transport Programme announced by Minister of State Alan Kelly this week.  The proposals will see 18 Transport Co-ordination Units set up to replace the existing 35 Rural Transport Programme groups.

“While we have enjoyed excellent services in Kildare, […]

2014-03-31T03:51:18+00:00 July 12th, 2013|Press Release, Rural Issues, Transport|

Athy Southern Distributor Route a Priority

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has this week confirmed his full support for the delivery of the long awaited Southern Distributor Route for Athy. Speaking at a special meeting of TDs, Councillors and Council Officials in Athy on Friday to discuss the project, Deputy Heydon confirmed that discussions are ongoing within Government to […]

2016-10-23T07:20:23+00:00 May 20th, 2013|Athy, Rural Issues, Transport|

Kildare TDs hear Concerns re Rural Transport

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon yesterday (Wednesday) chaired a meeting in Leinster House of all Kildare TDs with representatives of South Kildare Community Transport and Offaly and Kildare Community Transport Ltd to hear their concerns about the future of the rural transport programme.

“There was a united voice in support of the valuable work […]

2014-03-29T10:13:38+00:00 March 28th, 2013|Press Release, Rural Issues, Transport|

Heydon welcomes Rural Transport Integration Proposals

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement this week of major plans for the integration of rural transport services.

“ I am well aware of the excellent services currently provided by South Kildare Community Transport and OK Transport in the Kildare/Offaly areas.  I have worked for some time for more integration […]

2016-01-14T12:55:10+00:00 March 2nd, 2012|Athy, Castledermot, Kilcullen, Press Release, Rathangan, Rural Issues, Transport|