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First Reviews for those on Reduced Contributory Pensions Now Being Processed

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation from Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty that the first reviews of reduced contributory pensions have been processed this week. The Minister was replying to a parliamentary question on the progress of […]

Construction costs rising for State due to recovery

Major State projects are facing higher construction costs as they are in direct competition with growing private sector infrastructure spending, a Fine Gael TD has warned.

Deputy Martin Heydon, Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, said he was alerted by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe, that future capital project decisions will have to take account of whether […]

February 15th, 2019|Updates|

Fine Gael Select 3 Candidates for Newbridge Area

At a selection Convention held last night (Thursday) at the Keadeen Hotel, Kildare South Fine Gael selected three candidates to contest the Local Elections 2019 in the Newbridge electoral area incorporating Kilcullen and Caragh.

The candidates selected are Tom Dempsey and Peggy O’Dwyer both from Newbridge and Tracey O’Dwyer from Brannockstown, Kilcullen.

Speaking at the convention, Deputy […]

February 15th, 2019|Updates|

€250,000 for local access roads in Kildare

Rural Kildare residents are set to benefit from €250,000 funding for local access roads, according to Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon.

The funding provided through the Local Improvement Scheme helps improve people’s quality of life in rural areas.
Deputy Heydon said: “This scheme continues to […]

February 8th, 2019|Updates|

Funding granted for upgrade of Traffic Communication Infrastructure in Kildare

Kildare is set to benefit from €41,250 for a local upgrade to the traffic signal communications under the Digital Innovation Programme according to Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon.

All remote traffic signals installations in County Kildare such as signalised junctions, Pelican Crossings and speed […]

February 8th, 2019|Updates|

Coughlanstown Road Remediation goes to Part 8 Public Consultation

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon has advised that the statutory Part 8 for the Slope Remediation Project at Coughlanstown, Ballymore Eustace public consultation process will commence on 5th February, 2019.

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

February 8th, 2019|Updates|

Videos games introducing gambling by stealth – Heydon

As video game technology develops we need to look at different aspects of gaming and caution young people of the costs involved, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.

Deputy Heydon said: “The gaming industry is growing exponentially and there is much concern about the harm, in particular to young adults, from loot boxes and mystery […]

February 1st, 2019|Updates|

€3m in Government Funding Confirmed for Athy Southern Distributor Route

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has confirmed the news that €3 million in funding has been allocated for Athy Southern Distributor Route by the Department of Transport and Sport.

Deputy Heydon said: “I warmly welcome the Government commitment of €3 million in funding for […]

February 1st, 2019|Updates|