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€520,000 for Kildare Projects in Town & Village Funding

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed funding of €520,000 announced today (Friday) for key projects in Kilcullen, Rathangan, as well as Castledermot, Athgarvan, Monasterevin, Derrinturn, Straffan and Ardclough.  The Town and Village renewal scheme funding was confirmed today by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring.

“The allocations of €200k for both […]

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 […]

Projects in Kilcullen, Castledermot & Kildare Town to benefit from Heritage Funding

A total of €116,000 in funding has been allocated to Co. Kildare to support local projects and help to repair and preserve important structures including the Parish Church in Kilcullen, St James Church Castledermot and Kildare Cathedral according to Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

The funding was announced by The Minister for Culture, Heritage, and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Minister Zappone Confirms Kildare’s increased Population Creates Demand for more Services

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Children Katherine Zappone that she recognises the increase in population in Co. Kildare which creates a strong demand for services. She gave these comments in a reply to parliamentary questions from Deputy Heydon on increased funding for Family Resource  Centres included in […]

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 […]

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 […]