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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 […]

Minister for Transport meets Castledermot Bus Group re loss of services

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) said he was happy to have facilitated a meeting between members of the “Save our N9 Bus Service” group and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Pascal Donohoe last night in Leinster House. Deputy Jack Wall and Minister of State with responsibility for Rural Affairs […]

ESB Submission should have Significant Impact on Eirgrid’s Review of Gridlink

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday), questioned Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White on the continuing need for the Gridlink project. Deputy Heydon was speaking in the Dail this evening where he raised the implications of an ESB submission on national energy policy, calling into question the […]

3rd Teacher Confirmed for Levitstown NS

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Wednesday), warmly welcomed the decision by the primary staffing appeals board at their October meeting to uphold an appeal by Scoil Naomh Lorcain NS, Levitstown, Mageney to allow the school to retain its third teacher.

“I am delighted that after many appeals, representations and discussions that […]

Policy on Service Areas for National Road Network

Discussing the changes to National Policy regarding Service Areas on the National Road Network in the Dail with Minister Leo Varadkar.

Submissions on the NRA new draft policy can be made until 5pm on Monday next 23rd June.  Full details are available here

The NRA is […]

Heydon questions draft NRA Service Area Policy

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) raised questions in the Dáil about the Service Area Policy of the National Roads Authority (NRA), questioning why it is taking a state led approach to the provision of online service areas, which are the service stations directly accessible from motorways.

Enhanced Rural Broadband Strategy Should Bring Improvements

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) welcomed the Government announcement that a number of areas in Kildare South are set to benefit from plans to greatly increase access to high speed broadband in rural Ireland.

“The lack of adequate Broadband services in rural areas is a huge issue in many […]