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Fine Gael Select 2 Candidates for Kildare Local Electoral Area

At a packed meeting held on the 11th March 2019 at Studio One, Silken Thomas, Fine Gael Kildare South selected two candidates to contest the forthcoming Local Elections in the Kildare Local Electoral Area which incorporates Kildare town, Rathangan and Monasterevin.

The candidates selected are Cllr Mark Stafford from Rathangan and Kevin Duffy from Monasterevin. […]

€2m Failte Ireland Funding for Irish Racehorse Experience at the National Stud

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement of €2m in funding from Failte Ireland for investment in the Irish Racehorse Experience at the National Stud.
“This new Racehorse Experience, the first of its kind in Ireland is ideally placed at the National Stud […]

HEYDON congratulates Kildare Tidy Towns Groups

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has extended his congratulations to local Tidy Towns Groups who took part in this year’s competition.

Commenting on their achievements, Heydon said: “For the last sixty years the Tidy Towns competition has brought enormous improvements to our local towns, villages and rural […]

Statement regarding School Building List – Heydon

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that he shares the disappointment that the latest school building list published by the Department of Education does not include a new post primary school for Kildare South.

Martin Heydon said “This week in the Dail, I had the opportunity to raise the issue of the new […]

Projects in Kilcullen, Castledermot & Kildare Town to benefit from Heritage Funding

A total of €116,000 in funding has been allocated to Co. Kildare to support local projects and help to repair and preserve important structures including the Parish Church in Kilcullen, St James Church Castledermot and Kildare Cathedral according to Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

The funding was announced by The Minister for Culture, Heritage, and the […]

Clinic for Kildare farmers applying for BPS online

A clinic will be held to help Kildare farmers with their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

Further to existing supports available, such as telephone help-lines, how-to guides and instructional videos, staff from the Department of Agriculture will be available to meet with farmers on a […]

Two New Family Resource Centres Confirmed for Co. Kildare – Athy Family & Community Centre and Teach Dara

Deputy Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone that two new Family Resource Centres have been approved for Co. Kildare.  The confirmation came this morning as the Minister announced 11 new Family Resource Centres around the Country.

“I am delighted that the Minister has recognised the need in Kildare which I have highlighted […]

Minister Zappone Confirms Kildare’s increased Population Creates Demand for more Services

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister for Children Katherine Zappone that she recognises the increase in population in Co. Kildare which creates a strong demand for services. She gave these comments in a reply to parliamentary questions from Deputy Heydon on increased funding for Family Resource  Centres included in […]