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€26.6m in Funding for Kildare Roads includes €8.8m to progress Athy’s Southern Distributor Route in 2022 – HEYDON

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Minister Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €8.8m for Athy’s Southern Distributor Route in 2022 as part of Kildare’s allocation of €26.6m for Local and Regional Roads for 2022.

“The funding is part of an overall allocation of €26.66m towards the improvement and rehabilitation of Kildare’s local and regional […]

€5.4m in Sports Capital Funding for 79 Kildare Clubs and Sporting Organisations – HEYDON

€5.4m in Sports Capital Grants has been confirmed for 79 Sporting Clubs and organisations around County Kildare according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

“I am delighted for the 79 Kildare clubs and sporting organisations who have received confirmation today of the award of Sports Capital Grants totaling just over €5.4m. It […]

Commission Report on Defence Forces will Generate Real Debate and Increase Investment in Key Areas – HEYDON

The report of the Commission of the Defence Forces published yesterday has been welcomed by Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

“I welcome the publication of this long awaited report on the future and strength of our Defence Forces and I thank all those on the Commission who worked on it.  I hope […]

Departmental Approval Issued for Repairs of Caragh Bridge – HEYDON

The Department of Heritage have confirmed that approval has been issued to Kildare County Council today to proceed with repair works on Caragh Bridge according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

“Following my representations to Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan, I have received confirmation that approval has been issued to Kildare County Council […]

Retrofitting will make our homes warmer while cutting energy costs – HEYDON

Retrofitting will make our homes warmer, improve our health and cut energy costs according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Speaking on the recent retrofitting announcement, Minister Heydon said, “A retrofitting scheme of this magnitude is really exciting. For the first time ever, Kildare residents will be able to avail of substantial […]

New ‘Town Centre First’ Policy will revitalise towns in County Kildare – HEYDON

Targeted funding for the regeneration of towns and to support above-shop and town centre living

A new ‘Town Centre First’ policy, will revitalise towns across County Kildare and benefit local communities, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: “Fine Gael is working to create stronger safer […]

Kildare County Council receives funding of €13.67m for walking and cycling infrastructure projects – HEYDON

Commuters and nature enthusiasts alike will benefit from funding of €13.67m allocated to Kildare County Council for walking and cycling projects in Co. Kildare according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said the funding confirmed today from the National Transport Authority will deliver high quality upgrades to walking and cycling infrastructure, making […]

Minister Martin Heydon Welcomes Permanent Public Holiday to celebrate Lá Fhéile Bríde from 2023

Minister of State and Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the decision to introduce a new public holiday from 2023 to mark St Brigid’s Day and the Gaelic festival of Imbolc on 1 February.

“I have campaigned for recognition of Brigid of Kildare for many years along with the Brigidine sisters in Kildare and the […]

Key Budget Income Tax and Social Welfare Changes take effect this week

A number of key income tax and social welfare changes that will assist and support Kildare residents took effect this week according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said, “Fine Gael in Government is supporting average and middle-income earners to meet the rising cost of living through income […]

Record funding a welcome boost to Animal Welfare organisations – Heydon

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Martin Heydon has welcomed the record level of funding awarded to 98 animal welfare organisations this week.

A total of €3.7m will be allocated to the organisations, including two in Kildare The KWWSPCA Animal Shelter (€34,500) and My Lovely Horse Rescue (€26,250), to support their ongoing efforts in […]