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Changes to Lending Rules will help First time Buyers and Second Time Buyers in Kildare

New changes to mortgage lending rules will help both first time buyers trying to get on the property ladder, and second time buyers looking for a fresh start, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said, “The decision by the Central Bank to relax lending rules for first […]

New Scheme for Rural Dwellers in Kildare to build their own home – HEYDON

Minister Heydon has said the new Ready to Build Scheme will provide further housing options for people in Kildare who wish to build their own home. The scheme was launched today by Minister Peter Burke and Minister Darragh O’Brien and will support an additional two thousand new-build homes to be delivered by 2025.

Minister Heydon said: […]

Fine Gael backing jobs and enterprise in Kildare – HEYDON

Supporting small jobs and businesses in Kildare will be the focus of a specially organised conference by Fine Gael, according to Fine Gael Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

The ‘Small Business and Enterprise Conference’ which will be held at Thomond Park stadium, Limerick, on Saturday, 24th September, should be beneficial […]

Historic new agreement will provide Kildare early learning and childcare workers with pay increases and new wage structures – HEYDON

A new pay agreement that will increase earnings and provide a new wage structure for early learning and childcare workers in Kildare, alongside a commitment to freeze parental fees, has been approved as part of Government’s €221m Core Funding Scheme, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: […]

Reforms to reduce reoffending and set minimum tariffs for life sentences will keep Kildare communities safe – HEYDON

Reforms to reduce reliance on custodial sentences and set minimum tariffs for life sentences will help keep Kildare communities safe, a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: “I welcome this week’s Cabinet approval of the Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform 2022-2024, which […]

Rural homeowners in Kildare to benefit from €435,000 funding for upgraded laneways and non-public roads – HEYDON

Funding for the Local Improvement Scheme has been doubled to €22 million as part of Our Rural Future, the Government’s ambitious policy for rural development, resulting in a €435,000 funding total for Kildare residents, Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South has said.

Minister Heydon welcomed the news from the Minister for […]

New funding to support and improve Library Services in Kildare – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon said welcomed €11,008 in Government funding announced by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys which is being made available to assist libraries across Kildare to reach out to and improve services for vulnerable and marginalised groups.

Minister Heydon said, “This funding is designed to support […]

AIB must give solid commitment to customers on the future of cash services in Kildare – HEYDON

Bank should appear before Oireachtas Finance Committee

AIB must give a solid commitment to customers on the future of cash services in Kildare, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon welcomed AIB’s reversal of their decision to remove cash services from a number of branches including Athy and Celbridge in Kildare […]

Minister Heydon announces major investment in farm safety

Funding provided for the procurement of 18 farm machinery simulators

Minister of State with responsibility for Farm Safety at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon, T.D., today announced the provision of funding to Teagasc for the procurement of farm machinery simulators for use in agricultural colleges.

Making the announcement about the […]

Kilcullen’s Dún Ailinne site listed on new World Heritage Tentative List for Ireland – HEYDON

South Kildare Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that the Dún Ailinne site in Old Kilcullen has been placed on the new World Heritage Tentative List. Dún Ailinne has been considered to demonstrate Outstanding Universal Value and has been recognised as suitable for nomination to the World Heritage List.

Minister Heydon said “This […]