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€547,262 funding for digital library services and facilities in Kildare

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, said €547,262 in funding has been secured for digital library services and facilities in Kildare.

This investment will enhance ICT infrastructure, create new meeting spaces with state of the art technology and provide dedicated digital learning suites.

Deputy Heydon said: “The new facilities […]

Kildare Carers now Eligible for Free GP Care

Free GP care has this week been extended to carers in Kildare, Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has said.

Deputy Heydon confirmed that 14,000 Carers nationally will now receive the Free GP Visit Card.

Deputy Heydon said: “The new Health legislation passed by the Oireachtas earlier this summer means that anyone in receipt of […]

September 7th, 2018|Health, Your Area|

Athy’s Ring Road Moves to Next Phase

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Transport that they have given approval to Kildare County Council to issue Notices to Treat in relation to the development of the Southern Distributor Route. Kildare County Council have also confirmed to Deputy Heydon that all Notices to Treat were issued […]

August 13th, 2018|Athy|

Heydon encourages Communities to apply for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development fund

Kildare Communities seeking support for projects from the Governments new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund have just over two months to apply, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.

The objective of the Rural Regeneration and Development fund is to support collaborative and integrated projects between Government departments, State agencies, local authorities, other public bodies, communities […]

Kildare children to benefit from pilot project of therapy services in schools

Kildare children will benefit from a pilot project of therapy services in a number of schools and pre-schools from September, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.

Deputy Heydon said  “15 pre-schools, 22 primary schools, 5 secondary schools and 2 special schools across Kildare will receive supports from speech and language and occupational therapists.

“Parents always tell me […]

Significant Progress on Kildare School Extensions

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of significant  progress on secondary school extensions in Kildare South from the Department of Education.

“Cross and Passion College Kilcullen and Patrician Post Primary School Newbridge have both been issued with schedules of accommodation from the Department of Education which sets out in detail the level of […]