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New Scheme for Rural Dwellers in Kildare to build their own home – HEYDON

Minister Heydon has said the new Ready to Build Scheme will provide further housing options for people in Kildare who wish to build their own home. The scheme was launched today by Minister Peter Burke and Minister Darragh O’Brien and will support an additional two thousand new-build homes to be delivered by 2025.

Minister Heydon said: […]

Fine Gael backing jobs and enterprise in Kildare – HEYDON

Supporting small jobs and businesses in Kildare will be the focus of a specially organised conference by Fine Gael, according to Fine Gael Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

The ‘Small Business and Enterprise Conference’ which will be held at Thomond Park stadium, Limerick, on Saturday, 24th September, should be beneficial […]

Historic new agreement will provide Kildare early learning and childcare workers with pay increases and new wage structures – HEYDON

A new pay agreement that will increase earnings and provide a new wage structure for early learning and childcare workers in Kildare, alongside a commitment to freeze parental fees, has been approved as part of Government’s €221m Core Funding Scheme, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: […]

Streetscapes and shopfronts in Athy to receive €100,000 funding boost – HEYDON

New funding has been announced for Athy businesses to upgrade their building facades, artwork, murals, lighting, street furniture and canopies a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon was speaking after Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced funding of €2.6 million for 26 towns […]

AIB must give solid commitment to customers on the future of cash services in Kildare – HEYDON

Bank should appear before Oireachtas Finance Committee

AIB must give a solid commitment to customers on the future of cash services in Kildare, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon welcomed AIB’s reversal of their decision to remove cash services from a number of branches including Athy and Celbridge in Kildare […]

Minister Heydon announces major investment in farm safety

Funding provided for the procurement of 18 farm machinery simulators

Minister of State with responsibility for Farm Safety at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon, T.D., today announced the provision of funding to Teagasc for the procurement of farm machinery simulators for use in agricultural colleges.

Making the announcement about the […]

Kilcullen’s Dún Ailinne site listed on new World Heritage Tentative List for Ireland – HEYDON

South Kildare Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that the Dún Ailinne site in Old Kilcullen has been placed on the new World Heritage Tentative List. Dún Ailinne has been considered to demonstrate Outstanding Universal Value and has been recognised as suitable for nomination to the World Heritage List.

Minister Heydon said “This […]

New funding for 5 Kildare retailers to grow and enhance online capability – HEYDON

New funding has been announced for Kildare retail businesses to expand their online offering and presence to customers at home and abroad, according to Fine Gael Minister and Kildare South TD Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon was speaking after Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English announced more than 200 retailers around the Country […]

Heydon hails Diageo’s plan to build a new €200m brewery in Newbridge

  • Diageo, makers of Guinness, to submit planning application for a €200m brewery in Newbridge
  • Facility will brew lagers and ales and will be first brewery built by Diageo in Ireland since the 1960s

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and T.D. for Kildare South Martin Heydon has hailed plans announced by Diageo to […]

Sensible solution found on turf – HEYDON

A sensible solution has been found on the issue of turf; a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said, “Today the Government has found a sensible solution on the issue of turf. I am pleased that the revised regulations will protect traditional turf cutting practices and allow […]