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New Special School to be Provided in South Kildare to Cater to Students with Special Educational Needs

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation that a new special school is to be established in South Kildare next year to cater for Kildare students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), following an announcement from Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan TD and Minister for Education […]

December 6th, 2023|Education, Updates, Your Area|

€1,156,960 in Additional Government Funding Confirmed for St Conleths Park Redevelopment

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of an additional allocation of €1,156,960 in funding from the Governments Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund towards the ongoing redevelopment of St. Conleths Park in Newbridge. This funding is in addition to €4,875,000 that was preciously allocated from the fund to allow […]

December 6th, 2023|Newbridge, Sport|

€50,000 Allocated for walking tracks at 2 Kildare GAA Clubs

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon, has welcomed the allocation of €50,000 for the development of walking tracks at two Kildare GAA Clubs. Castlemitchell GAA and Suncroft GAA have each been awarded €25,000, from the Healthy Ireland GAA Walking Tracks initiative which was confirmed today by the Minister for Public Health, […]

October 26th, 2023|Sport, Suncroft, Updates|

Cllr Paddy Curran Co-Opted to Kildare County Council for Fine Gael

Cllr Paddy Curran has been co-opted as a member of Kildare County Council for the Kildare Electoral Area representing Fine Gael.  His appointment was confirmed at a meeting of Kildare County Council today and follows the resignation of Cllr Mark Stafford in July when he was appointed as County Registrar for Co. Louth.

Speaking following the […]

Additional capital funding of €170,000 for Further Education and Training in Kildare

Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed €170,000 for Kildare Wicklow ETB following an announcement of funding of €5.4 million in further education capital grants for Education and Training Boards (ETBs) by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD.


The new funding is in addition to €8 million […]

HEYDON notes Constituency Review Report & Welcomes Protection of Kildare County Boundary

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has noted the contents of the Constituency Review Report of the Electoral Commission published this morning.  The report recommends an increase of 14 TD’s nationally with 4 new constituencies, while in Kildare, Kildare South remains a 4 seat constituency while Kildare North increases to a 5 […]

€4m Allocated to Address Long-Term Vacancy and Dereliction in Kildare

€4 million has been allocated to Kildare County Council as part of efforts to end long-term vacancy and dereliction in towns across Kildare, as part of a wider €150 million announcement by Government, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon. Announced as part of the quarterly Housing for All progress update, the funding […]

Sports Capital and Equipment Programme to Benefit Kildare Clubs and Organisations

The Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP), the primary vehicle of the Government for supporting sports clubs and communities in developing sports infrastructure nationwide, is set to open for new applications on 17 July. Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon confirmed increased funding opportunities and a renewed focus on climate action and gender equality.


Minister […]