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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|

Extension to rural local link evening bus service

Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon TD, has welcomed the planned extension of the pilot local link evening rural bus service.

“When I first made the proposal last Autumn on behalf of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, to Transport Minister Shane Ross, for the extension of evening rural bus services around the country, I […]

January 25th, 2019|Updates|

Pressure Continues for Progress on St Pauls Monasterevin

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon,  highlighted the concerns and frustration in Monasterevin at the ongoing delays with progress on the construction of a new school building for St Pauls secondary school with Education Minister Joe McHugh in the Dail this week.

“The major building project […]

January 24th, 2019|Updates|

Reviews of 79,000 Pensions Ongoing as Legislation Passed

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon has received confirmation from Minister Regina Doherty that the review of 79,000 pensions are continuing and increased payments can be processed as each review is completed as the necessary legislation was passed before the end of last year.

“In response […]

January 18th, 2019|Updates|

8 Kildare Sports Clubs Benefit from €423k Sports Grants Funding

 

Newbridge, Clogherinkoe GAA, Cill Dara RFC, Coill Dubh NS among recipients

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation that 8 Kildare Sporting Organisations including 4 South Kildare Clubs that he has worked closely with have been awarded Sports Capital Grants totalling €423,200 in prioritised […]

January 18th, 2019|Updates|