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Fine Gael Select 2 Candidates for Kildare Local Electoral Area

At a packed meeting held on the 11th March 2019 at Studio One, Silken Thomas, Fine Gael Kildare South selected two candidates to contest the forthcoming Local Elections in the Kildare Local Electoral Area which incorporates Kildare town, Rathangan and Monasterevin.

The candidates selected are Cllr Mark Stafford from Rathangan and Kevin Duffy from Monasterevin. […]

“The Big Hello” sees €10,000 available for Kildare Community Groups to host an event

COMMUNITY groups and residents associations across Co. Kildare can access a €10,000 fund to host the country’s first National Community Weekend in their area.

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon is encouraging local community groups and residents associations to apply for funding. “This is a great opportunity for local community action groups or […]

HEYDON and SAMMON call for increased safety measure at Perrystreet Crossroads Ballymore Eustace

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, and Local Election Candidate for the Naas Municipal District, Evie Sammon, met with local residents of Perrystreet Crossroads in Ballymore Eustace on Saturday after residents raised concerns with them due to serval crashes at the crossroads recently.

Evie Sammon said “We […]

€2m Failte Ireland Funding for Irish Racehorse Experience at the National Stud

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement of €2m in funding from Failte Ireland for investment in the Irish Racehorse Experience at the National Stud.
“This new Racehorse Experience, the first of its kind in Ireland is ideally placed at the National Stud […]

Further Funds Sought for Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans as Kildare loan amount fully allocated

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has received confirmation from Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy that his department are in discussions with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and Finance with regard to an extension to the Rebuilding Ireland Home […]

First Reviews for those on Reduced Contributory Pensions Now Being Processed

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 […]

Over €2.7m Confirmed for Upgrade works to Athy’s Emily Square & Heritage Centre & €78k for Monasterevin Regeneration Works

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed confirmation yesterday (Thursday) from Minister Michael Ring of allocations in excess of €2.7m from the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund under Project Ireland 2040 for projects in Athy and Monasterevin.

“€2,707,500 has been allocated towards the regeneration […]

February 15th, 2019|Athy, Rural Issues|

Athy’s Southern Distributor Route moves to next Phase

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the news that Kildare County Council will be proceeding with the next phase of the Athy Southern Distributor Route on Wednesday, 23rd of January which will involve an Advance Works contract.

Deputy Heydon said: “This is another significant step […]

January 18th, 2019|Athy|