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Crookstown/Ballitore

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 […]

€100,000 in REDZ Funding for Ballitore Tanyard Project

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Monday) welcomed confirmation of funding of an additional €100,000 for the Tanyard Project in Ballitore.  The funding has been allocated under the Redz pilot initiative by Minister for Arts, Heritage & Regional Development Heather Humphries.  This funding is in addition to €25,000 allocated for Ballitore earlier […]

2016-11-28T15:37:30+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Crookstown/Ballitore, Heritage, Moone/Timolin|

€380,000 for Kildare in Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that Athy, Kildare town, Ballymore Eustace, Timolin and Ballitore are to benefit from funding under the €10m Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

“My colleague, the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys, has today (Friday) announced that 172 towns and villages across the […]

Meeting with Eir for Broadband Update

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Wednesday) said that he is continuing to keep the pressure on Eir to confirm timelines for the rollout of their fibre broadband technology to many rural areas of South Kildare.  He was speaking following a meeting with senior executives from Eir in Leinster House last week.

“Eir […]

Imagine to roll out Broadband Services in Kildare South

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Wednesday) welcomed confirmation from Imagine that they are rolling out broadband services in parts of Kildare South commencing from a site in Old Kilcullen.

“I have been engaged in ongoing discussions with Imagine in recent months to highlight to them the demand for increased broadband services in […]

Crookstown Scout Trope get new Den

I was delighted to attend the official opening of the new Den for Crookstown Scout Troupe in part of the old national school building at Crookstown.  It is a great use of the site and provides a welcome new home for the scouts, beavers & cubs.

The old school building has been leased by the parish to the […]

National Cycling Championships Coming to Kilcullen & Narraghmore

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) welcomed confirmation by Cycling Ireland that the 2016 National Road Championships will take place in Kilcullen and local areas from the 23-26 June. This follows a required move from the previously arranged venue at short notice.

“I am delighted that after a busy few days, the […]

Progress at New Crookstown Training Centre

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said he is happy that progress is being made at the KWETB Education and Training centre in the old primary school in Crookstown.

“Crookstown scout troupe have moved in to set up their new scout den on the premises and are happily settling into their new […]