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Progress on the Barrow Blueway

In the Dáil this week I raised the progress of the Kildare section of the Barrow Blueway with Minister Josepha Madigan. The Minister agreed that proceeding with the Kildare section of the project was the best option for Waterways Ireland. Waterways Ireland has undertaken an economic appraisal of the development of the towpath, which concluded […]

September 20th, 2019|Athy, Monasterevin, Updates|

HEYDON and SAMMON welcome commencement of work on Coughlanstown Road

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon and Councillor Evie Sammon have welcomed the commencement of works on the Slope Remediation Project at Coughlanstown, Ballymore Eustace by Coffeys.

Deputy Heydon said “In 2016, I met a large number of residents from Coughlanstown and surrounding areas to view […]

September 6th, 2019|Updates|

Key Kildare Health Projects Included in HSE Service Plan

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the inclusion of key Kildare Health Projects in the HSE’s Service Plan published today.

“Funding will be provided for the long awaited new endoscopy unit, physical medicine unit, physical therapy unit, oncology unit and day procedure department at Naas General Hospital.

“This project recently received an extension […]

September 4th, 2019|Health, Updates|

Large Crowd at Meeting to hear of Blueway Potential

A large crowd in attendance at a very positive meeting in Monasterevin last night chaired by Kildare South TD Martin Heydon highlights the huge interest in the potential of the proposed Barrow Blueway.

“The proposed Barrow Blueway is a 46km walking and cycling trail along the towpath of the Grand Canal Barrow line from Lowtown in […]

September 4th, 2019|Updates|

Beef Exceptional Aid Measure good news for Kildare farmers – HEYDON

The Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM), details of which were announced this morning by the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, will help hard pressed beef farmers in Kildare, Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party has said.

Martin Heydon TD said: “This new €100 million aid measure will be […]

July 31st, 2019|Updates|

Questions to the Minister for Finance

On Wednesday at the Budgetary Oversight Committee I had the opportunity to question the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform on the Summer Economic Statement. I raised the issues of Brexit, Ireland’s Gross Debt, Construction Productivity and Public Sector Pay.

July 5th, 2019|Updates|