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Calverstown/Narraghmore

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 […]

Meeting with Eir for Broadband Update

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Wednesday) said that he is continuing to keep the pressure on Eir to confirm timelines for the rollout of their fibre broadband technology to many rural areas of South Kildare.  He was speaking following a meeting with senior executives from Eir in Leinster House last week.

“Eir […]

Imagine to roll out Broadband Services in Kildare South

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Wednesday) welcomed confirmation from Imagine that they are rolling out broadband services in parts of Kildare South commencing from a site in Old Kilcullen.

“I have been engaged in ongoing discussions with Imagine in recent months to highlight to them the demand for increased broadband services in […]

Crookstown Scout Trope get new Den

I was delighted to attend the official opening of the new Den for Crookstown Scout Troupe in part of the old national school building at Crookstown.  It is a great use of the site and provides a welcome new home for the scouts, beavers & cubs.

The old school building has been leased by the parish to the […]

National Cycling Championships Coming to Kilcullen & Narraghmore

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) welcomed confirmation by Cycling Ireland that the 2016 National Road Championships will take place in Kilcullen and local areas from the 23-26 June. This follows a required move from the previously arranged venue at short notice.

“I am delighted that after a busy few days, the […]

Progress at New Crookstown Training Centre

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said he is happy that progress is being made at the KWETB Education and Training centre in the old primary school in Crookstown.

“Crookstown scout troupe have moved in to set up their new scout den on the premises and are happily settling into their new […]

Heydon seeking expressions of interest for Improved Broadband in South Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has confirmed that he is seeking expressions of interest from local households to prove to commercial providers that the demand for improved broadband services exist.  This follows recent meetings and discussions between Deputy Heydon and Imagine and other service providers.  The availability of high speed fibre broadband remains one […]

KWETB Sign Licence Agreement for Old Crookstown School

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today welcomed the signing of a Licence Agreement between the Parish of Narraghmore and Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) for the use of the buildings and lands at the former Crookstown NS.  The signing took place in Crookstown yesterday (Thursday).

“The formal signing of the […]

Narraghmore Bog Nature Reserve Secures Coillte Agreement

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has this week welcomed confirmation that Ballitore Game and Wildlife Conservation Association (BGWCA) has concluded a deal with Coillte for the future Management and Development of the Narraghmore Bog Nature Reserve for Biodiversity Improvement.

“I am delighted that the future of the Narraghmore Bog Nature Reserve has been secured […]

Arts Grants Support Riverbank and Griese Youth Theatre

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys that almost €13,000 has been allocated to theatres in Kildare South as part of her Departments Small Capital Grants Scheme.

“€9,135 has been allocated to Riverbank Arts Centre for computer equipment, lighting and a stage […]