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Crookstown/Ballitore

New Gridlink Option avoids need for building power lines

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement by EirGrid this morning (Friday) of a new option for Grid Link.

“EirGrid have announced a new option for Grid Link that will please the many people who were concerned about the impact of new pylons on our region. In […]

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

http://www.nra.ie/press-releases/nra-service-areas-on-the-/index.xml

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 […]

Athy Region is on the Map for Jobs -Kildare Included in Regional Aid Programme for the first time

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, today (Friday) welcomed the publication of the Regional Aid Map by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD. This map details areas of the country in which the State can provide investment aid to businesses in order to support new investment and employment, under […]

Gathering details of Poor Broadband Services in Kildare South

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) confirmed that he is conducting a survey of homes in parts of Kildare South to gather evidence of the extent of the problem with Broadband services in parts of Kildare South.

“I am aware that there are serious concerns about the quality of Broadband services […]

HEYDON welcomes Expert Panel to Oversee Underground Gridlink Options

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has this week welcomed the announcement of the establishment of an expert panel to oversee the preparation of reports on underground options for the proposed Gridlink route.

“I had called for a full review of the underground options in the Dail, highlighting the issue directly to Minister Rabbitte, […]

New Crookstown Primary School to go ahead following Minister Announcement

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon this week warmly welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education and Skills Ruari Quinn that a new primary school is to go ahead at Crookstown as a result of an additional €100m investment in 28 major school building projects around the Country.  The investment was approved at Cabinet […]