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Minister Heydon calls for Planning Permission for Southern section of the Barrow Blueway to be Re-visited

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has raised the need for planning permission for the Southern section of the Barrow Blueway to be re-visited with Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan and CEO of Waterways Ireland John McDonagh on a visit to view progress on the Barrow Blueway in Kildare recently.

 

“I am […]

Investment of €115k to Support Kildare Sports Partnership Projects – HEYDON

€43,680 for Monasterevin Sports Hub and €21,955 for Athy Sports Hub

 

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed funding of over €115k from the Dormant Accounts Fund to Kildare Sports Partnership for key sports activities and training in Kildare.

“The announcement of funding in excess of €115,000 for a […]

Return of the Tidy Towns competition will be a boost to communities in Kildare – HEYDON

31 Tidy Towns groups in Kildare awarded funding

 

 The return of the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition will be a huge boost to communities across Kildare according to  Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said, “The return of the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition will be a huge boost to […]

Minister Martin Heydon welcomes €500k Devolved Capital Funding for Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed funding of €507,500 to Kildare & Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB).

“My colleague Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris has today confirmed funding in further education capital grants for the country’s 16 Education and Training Boards […]

Minister Martin Heydon welcomes €1.3m for Athy’s Shackleton Museum

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon welcomed the announcement by Chief Executive of Kildare County Council at the recent Athy Heritage Museum AGM.

Cllr. Ivan Keatley a director of the Athy Heritage Museum said “This commitment of funding will ensure that this really exciting project will be funded through to completion.”

Athy […]

Final Hurdle for Athy Road Cleared

Minister of State and Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that the final hurdle for progression of Athy’s Southern Distributor has now been cleared following his recent discussions with Minister Eamon Ryan.

“Following detailed engagement with Transport Minister Eamon Ryan in recent weeks, I am delighted that he has confirmed to me today that he […]

Kildare projects got funding of €70,234 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020

Kildare County projects received total funding of €70,234 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, announced that €7 million was made available to over 3,000 projects nationally through the 2020 Community Enhancement Programme […]

The official opening of an extension to the Peter McVerry Trust family services in Athy

I was delighted to participate in the official opening of an extension to the Peter McVerry Trust family services in Athy today.

The new family housing units are in the former Dominican hall, beside the old priory and will allow more families transition to short term accommodation before Christmas.

The extension of Peter McVerry family services is […]