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Work Progressing on Athys new Library

Work has now commenced on the new Athy Community Library inside the former Dominicans church and is due to be completed before the end of this year.

Minister Damien English, who has responsibility for Libraries within his department recently travelled to Athy to witness the start of the works and get a tour of the site.

The […]

Community Groups should prepare Applications for New Town and Village Renewal Scheme for 2017

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister with responsibility for Rural and Regional Affairs Heather Humphreys of €20m in funding for a new Town and Village Renewal Scheme for 2017.

“The €20m fund will allow towns and villages around Kildare to apply through Kildare County […]

Southern Distributor Route Read to Proceed to Planning

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that the Department of Transport have confirmed to him that they have approved the business case submitted for the Ring Road for Athy.  This now leaves the way clear for Kildare County Council to apply to An Bord Pleanala for planning permission.
“This is a major milestone for this […]

April 10th, 2017|Athy, Transport|

Constituency Submission seeks return of Kildare Areas from Laois

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has made a submission to the Commission reviewing Constituency Boundaries for the purposes of Dail elections seeking a return of the 6 electoral divisions of Kildare South which were moved to the Laois Constituency.

“Following the last Dail Boundary review in 2012 the voting districts of  Monasterevin, Churchtown, Kildangan, […]

January 11th, 2017|Athy, Press Release|

Athy’s Southern Distributor Route Discussed in the Dail

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has recently raised progress on Athy’s Southern Distributor Route in the Dail with Minister for Transport Shane Ross to ensure his Department process all necessary approvals as quickly as possible to allow for continued progress on the project.

“The Minister confirmed that KCC has been liaising actively with his […]

December 9th, 2016|Athy, Press Release, Transport|

€515,000 Confirmed for Athy Housing Project

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Tuesday) said that Housing Minister Simon Coveney has confirmed funding of €515,000 towards the development of homeless accommodation at the site of the former Dominicans Priory in Athy.

“Following his recent visit to view the former Dominican site at Athy, Minister Coveney has confirmed to me today […]