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Heydon confirms €10m in active travel funding for Kildare

Minister of State and TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has confirmed almost €10m in funding has been allocated to Kildare to support active travel across the county.

A total of 30 projects will receive funding including six Safe Route to School programmes.

Minister Heydon said: “Active travel schemes bring significant benefits to local areas helping to […]

February 1st, 2023|Updates|

Kildare County Council to receive €807,328 from Community Recognition Fund

Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that Kildare County Council will be receiving €807,328 from the Community Recognition Fund, designed to specifically support communities across the country that have welcomed and are hosting families and citizens from Ukraine and other countries.

 

Minister Heydon said, “This €807,328 in funding allocated to Kildare County Council […]

January 24th, 2023|Updates|

Martin Heydon TD for South Kildare to retain position as Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Martin Heydon, Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has been reappointed as Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with Special Responsibility for Research and Development, Farm Safety and New Market Development by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar.

 

Minister Heydon said “I am honoured to have been reappointed as Minister of State […]

December 22nd, 2022|Updates|

Minister Heydon and Councillor Wyse confirm Robertstown eco-park project to receive funding of €500,000 from Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Minister Martin Heydon and Cllr. Brendan Wyse have confirmed that Robertstown has secured €500,000 under Minister Heather Humphreys’ Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

 

Minister Heydon said “In fantastic news today, Cllr. Brendan Wyse and I can confirm that our colleague Minister Heather Humphreys has allocated half a million euro to the village of Robertstown for the […]

December 13th, 2022|Updates|

Minister Heydon and Councillor Kelly confirm Portarlington community project to receive funding of €500,000 from Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Minister Martin Heydon, Fine Gael TD for the Portarlington area and Laois Cllr. PJ Kelly have confirmed that Portarlington has secured €500,000 for a new community development under Minister Heather Humphreys’ Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

Minister Heydon said “Cllr. PJ Kelly and I can confirm that our colleague Minister Heather Humphreys has allocated half a […]

December 13th, 2022|Updates|

Five Kildare Schools included in new Safe Routes to School Programme

Five Kildare Schools including two in Newbridge have been included as part the safe routes to school programme. Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has said. Round 2 of the successful programme was confirmed by Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD  and the national Transport Authority today […]

December 12th, 2022|Updates|

Kildare GAA clubs encouraged to apply for funding to Enhance Walking Tracks

A once-off funding opportunity from Healthy Ireland is designed to make community walking tracks located on GAA grounds in Kildare more accessible to more people, Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has said.

 

Minister Heydon was speaking in relation to funding of €800,000 which will be focused on enhancing existing walking tracks on GAA grounds […]

December 9th, 2022|Updates|

€2.5m Sound and Vision funding a vital lifeline to local radio

Additional funding is to be made available to the broadcasting sector before the end of the year, news which has been welcomed by Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

 

Minister Heydon explained: “€2.5 million additional funding has been allocated for commercial radio through the Sound and Vision scheme, which is operated by the […]