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County Kildare residents invited to submit their ideas on how to make Ireland better -HEYDON

Residents across County Kildare are being offered the chance to have their voice heard and contribute to national policymaking through Fine Gael’s new Better Ireland initiative, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

“People across County Kildare have the opportunity to contribute their ideas on how we can make Ireland […]

Minister Martin Heydon Welcomes Submission of Planning Application for a €75m Investment for Newbridge in State-of-the-Art Primark Logistics/Distribution Centre

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon welcomed today’s confirmation by Primark of their plans to develop a €75m State of the Art Logistics/Distribution Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge.

The planning application will comprise of the development of a 500,000sq foot distribution and Logistics Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge to serve as […]

County Kildare farmers can have their say on the future of CAP – HEYDON

Deadline for the public consultation extended to September 3rd

The public consultation on the draft interventions proposed for the 2023-2027 CAP Strategic Plan is being extended by one week and Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon is encouraging County Kildare farmers to have their say.

Minister Heydon said: “Farmers now have until […]

Five-fold increase in Parent’s Benefit recipients helps families across County Kildare – Heydon

Parent’s Benefit payments of €14 million were issued to families during April to July 2021, with the number of parents availing of the payment increasing almost five-fold compared to the same period in 2020, a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Martin Heydon said, ‘Parent’s Leave and Benefit […]

Get out and explore free OPW visitor sites in County Kildare this National Heritage Week – HEYDON

National Heritage Week 2021 is taking place from this year from Saturday, 14th August to Sunday, 22nd August and offers us the chance to explore heritage events and activities across County Kildare, including many OPW sites, all of which are free until the end of the year, a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister […]

Minister Heydon Welcomes Funding Approval for Amyloidosis Drug, Patisrian (Onpattro®️)

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon said “I am delighted, after a long battle, to receive confirmation today of the approval of funding for the Amyloidosis drug, Patisiran (Onpattro®️) for patients living in the Republic of Ireland.”

As part of the National Service Plan 2021 and budgetary process, Government allocated the HSE a […]

Minister Heydon Welcomes Measures to Support CE and Tús Schemes which will Benefit Kildare Participants

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of measures to support CE and TUS workers and schemes which includes an extension for participants which will be of benefit to participants and schemes in Co. Kildare.

“The announcement of an extension of contracts until the end of October 2021 by […]

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 […]

Applications Open for Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon is encouraging local groups and communities around Kildare to apply for funding under the 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme which has opened this week.

A total of €15m has been allocated to this year’s scheme, which is one element of a €30 million package of integrated supports announced by Minister […]

HEYDON congratulates Kildare Tidy Towns Groups

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has extended his congratulations to local Tidy Towns Groups who took part in this year’s competition.

Commenting on their achievements, Heydon said: “For the last sixty years the Tidy Towns competition has brought enormous improvements to our local towns, villages and rural […]