In the Dail this week I raised progress on the Bill to amend retirement age for certain public servants who wish to continue working after 66. You can watch the full debate here.
Need for New Secondary School for South Kildare Highlighted Again as Heydon meets Education Minister
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has today held a meeting with Education Minister Joe McHugh, to emphasise to him the continuing pressure on secondary school places in the Newbridge/Kildare area and the growing requirement for additional school places in that area.
“At our meeting in […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has criticised Bus Eireann on the manner and nature of their announcement regarding the 126N Nightrider service. The service runs from Dublin to Newbridge via Naas at 00.30am and 3.30am on Friday and Saturday nights.
“The nature of the announcement […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation from Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty in the Dail this week that reviews for those in receipt of reduced contributory pensions post 2012 will commence in January 2019.
Deputy Heydon said “In response to my question Minister […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has said that Kildare Dads are continuing to benefit from the Government’s paid paternity benefit scheme with over 1,000 availing of the scheme in Kildare so far this year
Deputy Martin Heydon said: “The current rate of Paternity Benefit is […]
€600,000 in funding to assist the repair of regional and local roads in Kildare
€79,591 for upgrade of Kildare roads under the Local Improvement Scheme (LIS)
Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party has welcomed the allocation of €600,000 in funding to assist the repair of regional and local […]
This week I received an update from the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, on the Kildare Schools affected by the ongoing structural surveys, an update on the announcement of a review of second level places in Kildare South and the news that Kildare County Council has given the go-ahead for St. Conleths extension to open next week.
Recently in the Dáil I raised the need for progression on the upgrade of the rail track through Newbridge to Kildare town from 2 lines to 4, as part of the Kildare route rail project. I also raised the need to extend the short hop zone from Sallins to Newbridge in light of the significant […]
The Government has today confirmed that it intends to apply to the EU Globalisation Fund to help affected Bord na Móna workers transition into new employment, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon said: “I received confirmation from the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, that an […]
Update from Minister for Education on Kildare South School Extension and Review of Secondary School Provision
This week in the Dáil I had the opportunity to question the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, on the progress of school extensions in Kildare South and highlight the on-going review of secondary school provision.