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€85,684 for Outdoor Recreation Project in Athy – HEYDON

Kildare South TD and chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement that €85,684 has been secured for an outdoor recreation project in Athy.

This funding, provided under Measure 2 of the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, is part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development and provides funding for […]

January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 […]

November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Kildare Dads continue to benefit from paid Paternity Benefit

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 […]

November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

€ 679,591 announced for Kildare Roads

€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 […]

November 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Update on Kildare Schools Projects

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.

Update […]

November 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Topical Issue – Kildare Route Rail Project

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 […]

November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Minister Confirms Application to European Globalisation Fund to help assist Bord na Móna workers

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 […]

October 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|