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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 […]

Coughlanstown Road Update

Following a meeting I organised with local residents representatives and Kildare County Council recently, we received a further update on Coughlanstown Road.

We were informed that the consultants O’Connor Sutton Cronin have completed their survey and have come back with a number of different options to Kildare County Council. By the end of September, Kildare County […]

Minimum Lifespan of Five Years for Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers should have a minimum lifespan of five years, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.

Deputy Heydon said: “There’s no doubt that there are great advantages to gift vouchers. That said, Ireland has no legislation regulating their expiry dates, which causes confusion and worry to many consumers.

“This can be particularly frustrating where the vouchers […]

June 7th, 2018|Business, Your Area|

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|