On Wednesday at the Budgetary Oversight Committee I had the opportunity to question the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform on the Summer Economic Statement. I raised the issues of Brexit, Ireland’s Gross Debt, Construction Productivity and Public Sector Pay.
Men’s sheds in Kildare have been encouraged to apply for a new round of funding by Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon.
A total of €500,000 has been allocated by the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring to continue to support the work of Men’s Sheds groups […]
An additional 30 SNAs will be allocated to Kildare primary and post primary schools in September, according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon.
This will bring the total number of SNAs to 667 locally, with 420 in primary schools, 137 in post primary and 109 in special schools around Co. Kildare.
Deputy Martin Heydon said: […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has urged holiday makers to ensure that their passports are valid well in advance of travelling and to consider the use of the online renewal system to save time.
“During the busy holiday season nobody wants to be caught out with a passport that has expired, and the last […]
€104,000 funding for Kildare projects under the Historic Structures Fund and Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019
€104,000 in funding has been allocated for Kildare County projects under the Historic Structures Fund and Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019, according to Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party.
A total of 478 heritage projects across every county in the country will benefit from a combined €4.3m […]
€3,115,912 has been made available to support home adaptations for older people, people with a disability and people with mobility issues in Kildare, Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has said.
The funding, which has been increased this year, will enable older people and people with […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The new Regional Enterprise Plan for the Mid-East will drive job creation and support enterprise growth in Kildare according to Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon.
The new plan is the second of nine Regional Enterprise Plans to be launched by the Minister for Business, […]