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Pushing for Regeneration Incentives for Rural Towns

Chairman of the Fine Gael Rural Affairs and Agriculture Committee Martin Heydon TD  has today (Friday) said that he is working with a number of his Fine Gael colleagues to push for regeneration incentives to be introduced to help to revitalise our regional market towns.

“As part of our Standing up for Rural Ireland campaign we […]

Locals Encouraged to Use New Bus Route Serving Villages from Castledermot to Kilcullen

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) encouraged residents in South Kildare from Kilcullen through to Castledermot to make use of the new Bus Route that is now up and running.

“Many local residents will be aware of the campaign to restore bus routes to the local towns and villages since JJ […]

Progress on broadband welcome but rural communities need high speed access as soon as possible

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has said that the strategy for state intervention in broadband provision announced by Government this week is welcome for those parts of rural Ireland without high speed broadband. However, Deputy Heydon believes the ultimate timeline up to 2020 is still too slow for the many residents in […]

Eircom need to commit to Quick Delivery on Rural Fibre Broadband

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Thursday) given a cautious welcome to the confirmation by Eircom that they plan to significantly expand access to high speed fibre broadband in rural areas in Co. Kildare which are crying out for the service.

“This is the number one concern is many areas of […]

Parliamentary Question re Broadband

Parliamentary Question for Reply on 19th May 2015

[Ref No.: 19781/15]

*  To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will provide an update on the investment in broadband in an area (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Martin Heydon.

Calverstown, Co. Kildare.

*    For […]

Heydon calls for Bus Éireann & NTA to come before Joint Oireachtas Transport Committee

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Chairman of Fine Gael’s Internal Agriculture Committee Martin Heydon, has today (Tuesday) called on the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications to bring Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA) before them to discuss the changes to Expressway routes announced yesterday.

“This is a […]