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Heydon seeking expressions of interest for Improved Broadband in South Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has confirmed that he is seeking expressions of interest from local households to prove to commercial providers that the demand for improved broadband services exist.  This follows recent meetings and discussions between Deputy Heydon and Imagine and other service providers.  The availability of high speed fibre broadband remains one […]

Keys Received by Teach na nDaoine Committee

After much negotiations with the HSE, we the Committee of Teach na nDaoine Kilcullen, have now received the keys and lease for the old Dispensary.

The hard work now begins in earnest as we set about restoring the old building and turning it into a social centre.

Anyone who is interested  in getting involved , please contact […]

2016-02-14T19:48:21+00:00 February 6th, 2016|Kilcullen, Press Release|

Legislation Passed to Reduce Bankruptcy Period to 1 Year

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has welcomed the passing of legislation in the Dail this week by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to reduce the period of Bankruptcy to one year.  The Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2015 which seeks to modernize and streamline the bankruptcy procedure passed all stages of […]

Heydon Progresses New Education Centre for Old Crookstown Building & Site

Extension for Crookstown Cemetery also being Explored

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) confirmed that he has been progressing plans to secure alternative community uses for the old school buildings and site at Crookstown.

“Now that the wonderful new school is in use I have been liaising with Parish Priest Fr. Frank […]

2016-10-23T07:20:01+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Education, Kilcullen|

Heydon seeks Clarification on Progress of Commercial Broadband Providers

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has this week sought clarification from Minister for Communications and Energy Alex White of the progress being made by private broadband operators Eir and ESB in rolling out high fibre broadband to regional towns and villages and rural areas around the Country.  Deputy Heydon was speaking in […]

Cutting costs for retailers in time for Christmas

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the reduction in fees for retailers accepting payment by debit and credit cards. The cost for retailers of accepting card payments is being halved from this week, following the implementation of the announcement by the Minister for Finance in the Budget 2016 speech.

“The number of people […]

Taoiseach leads Briefing for Kildare Business Community

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South welcomed the Taoiseach, Tanaiste and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton to the Keadeen Hotel yesterday (Wednesday) to meet members of the Kildare Business Community as part as a post budget briefing and update on the Action Plan for Jobs.


“As we begin to focus on what needs to […]

Recruitment for 600 new Gardaí now Open at

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South is encouraging anyone with an interest in joining An Garda Siochana to apply for one of 600 new positions now available. Applications are now being accepted on until 5th January 2016.

“The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, today (Friday) announced the opening of […]