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Inspiring new Community Library Highlights Significant Investment in Athy

Athy’s fantastic new Community library is an example of the ongoing Government Investment in Athy, according to Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.  Set in the unique surroundings of the former Dominican church, the new library was officially opened by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring today.

“This €3.75m project jointly funded by Government and […]

Progress on Caragh Playground

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has welcomed progress on the promised playground for Caragh as Kildare County Council have confirmed that the tender seeking contractors to design and build the playground has been issued.

“This is a significant move in plans to see a playground constructed in Caragh.  Following agreement on the site […]

April 23rd, 2018|Caragh, Press Release|

2,426 new social homes for Kildare – Heydon

2,426 new social homes are to be delivered in Kildare over the next three years. This is the fourth highest target in the Country after Dublin City, Fingal, and South Dublin.

Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon said “Kildare will benefit from the significant progress made to date in advancing the construction pipeline, as well as social […]

April 20th, 2018|Housing, Your Area|

Statement regarding School Building List – Heydon

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that he shares the disappointment that the latest school building list published by the Department of Education does not include a new post primary school for Kildare South.

Martin Heydon said “This week in the Dail, I had the opportunity to raise the issue of the new […]

Heydon encourages Kildare graduates to apply for €500,000 start-up fund

Graduates with early-stage start-ups in Kildare are encouraged to apply for a new €500,000 start-up fund.

Fine Gael TD for Kildare, Martin Heydon, is calling on recent graduates to apply for the Government’s new Competitive Start Fund, which has been launched by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys.

“Final year students, and graduates with […]

Projects in Kilcullen, Castledermot & Kildare Town to benefit from Heritage Funding

A total of €116,000 in funding has been allocated to Co. Kildare to support local projects and help to repair and preserve important structures including the Parish Church in Kilcullen, St James Church Castledermot and Kildare Cathedral according to Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

The funding was announced by The Minister for Culture, Heritage, and the […]

Brexit Loan Scheme will be of huge benefit to Kildare Businesses

A new Brexit Loan Scheme will be of huge benefit to small and medium businesses, with up to 499 employees, in County Kildare according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

The Brexit Loan Scheme has been launched by the Government to provide much-needed finance to eligible businesses impacted by the UK’s decision to leave […]

Clinic for Kildare farmers applying for BPS online

A clinic will be held to help Kildare farmers with their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

Further to existing supports available, such as telephone help-lines, how-to guides and instructional videos, staff from the Department of Agriculture will be available to meet with farmers on a […]