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53 Kildare community groups set to benefit from €160,000 Local Enhancement Programme Fund

Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement of over €160,000 in grants for community groups across Kildare under the latest allocation of the Local Enhancement Programme. Speaking following the announcement, Minister Heydon said: “This morning’s announcement by my colleague Minister Heather Humphreys will be very welcome news for the many hardworking […]

Record funding of over €720,000 in sports equipment grants for Kildare

Total funding represents largest ever funding for sports equipment under Sports Capital and Equipment programme.

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement by Government of record funding of over €720,000 in sports equipment grants for sporting organisations across Kildare.

Speaking following the launch of the funding, Minister Heydon said, “This […]

May 9th, 2024|Sport, Updates|

€3m Investment in Newbridge Library shows Government commitment to Kildare

Newbridge and Kildare set to gain new County Library under significant Government investment plan.

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon together with Cllr Peggy O’Dwyer have warmly welcomed the significant announcement of €3m towards the new Kildare County Library to be based in Newbridge. The new library will also be the […]

€390,282 allocated to conserve archaeological heritage in Kildare

€120,000 to Continue Renovation Work on Kildare Town Round Tower
Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed an allocation of €390, 282 to safeguard and enhanced local monuments in County Kildare under the 2024 Community Monuments Fund.
This strategic funding initiative supports a wide range of conservation projects, highlighting Government commitment to preserving […]

April 14th, 2024|Updates|

Minister Martin Heydon Reappointed to Department of Agriculture as Minister of State

Kildare’s Minister Martin Heydon has been re-appointed as Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture by newly appointed Taoiseach Simon Harris.
Speaking following his reappointment today (Wednesday) Minister Heydon said: “I am again honoured to be asked to serve in Government by An Taoiseach Simon Harris and to continue my work as Fine Gael’s voice […]

New Special School to be Provided in South Kildare to Cater to Students with Special Educational Needs

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation that a new special school is to be established in South Kildare next year to cater for Kildare students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), following an announcement from Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan TD and Minister for Education […]

December 6th, 2023|Education, Updates, Your Area|

Up to €3000 in funding to be made available to 16 Men’s Sheds in Kildare

Men’s Sheds in Kildare are set to benefit from additional funding, Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has said. This funding, earmarked for essential operating expenses such as heating, electricity, and insurance, underscores Government commitment to these vital community hubs.

Minister Heydon said, “Men’s Sheds have become a cornerstone in Kildare, significantly contributing to communities […]

November 20th, 2023|Rural Issues, Updates|