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Clinic for Kildare farmers applying for BPS online

A clinic will be held to help Kildare farmers with their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

Further to existing supports available, such as telephone help-lines, how-to guides and instructional videos, staff from the Department of Agriculture will be available to meet with farmers on a […]

Two New Family Resource Centres Confirmed for Co. Kildare – Athy Family & Community Centre and Teach Dara

Deputy Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone that two new Family Resource Centres have been approved for Co. Kildare.  The confirmation came this morning as the Minister announced 11 new Family Resource Centres around the Country.

“I am delighted that the Minister has recognised the need in Kildare which I have highlighted […]

Brexit Public Meeting hears of Importance of our Relationships in Europe

Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has said that our relationships in Europe will continue to be critical as we head into phase 2 of the negotiations. He was speaking following a public meeting on Brexit held in the The Heritage Killenard which was address by a panel […]

€29.5m in Funding for Kildare Roads includes €1.9m to progress Athy’s Ring Road in 2018

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €1.9m for Athy’s Southern Distributor Route in 2018 as part of Kildare’s allocation for Local and Regional Roads for 2018.

“The funding is part of an overall allocation of €29.5m towards the improvement and rehabilitation of […]

February 1st, 2018|Athy, Press Release, Transport|

TAOISEACH OFFICIALLY OPENS MY NEW ATHY OFFICE

Kildare South TD and Fine Gael Party Chairman Martin Heydon welcomed Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to Kildare South last Monday where he officially opened his new office on Leinster St in Athy.

“I am delighted that an Taoiseach accepted my invitation to open my office in Athy.  Due to a significant increase in the level of representations […]

November 14th, 2017|Athy, Press Release|

Commitment given to Athy’s Southern Distributor Route

On a visit to Athy, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has today (Monday 13th November) reaffirmed the Government’s strong commitment to Athy’s Southern Distributor Route. He was speaking in Athy where he was invited to view progress on the road project by Fine Gael Party Chairman and local Kildare South TD Martin Heydon.

Speaking in Athy, The Taoiseach […]

November 13th, 2017|Athy, Transport|

Planning Secured for Athy Ring Road- HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that approval of planning permission for Athy’s long awaited Ring Road, the Southern Distributor Route is a key step in progress towards the road completion.

“Despite many years of discussion and planning for this crucial road project, there has never been planning permission granted for the route. […]

October 16th, 2017|Athy, Press Release|