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Minister Heydon calls for Planning Permission for Southern section of the Barrow Blueway to be Re-visited

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has raised the need for planning permission for the Southern section of the Barrow Blueway to be re-visited with Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan and CEO of Waterways Ireland John McDonagh on a visit to view progress on the Barrow Blueway in Kildare recently.

 

“I am […]

Investment of €115k to Support Kildare Sports Partnership Projects – HEYDON

€43,680 for Monasterevin Sports Hub and €21,955 for Athy Sports Hub

 

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed funding of over €115k from the Dormant Accounts Fund to Kildare Sports Partnership for key sports activities and training in Kildare.

“The announcement of funding in excess of €115,000 for a […]

Return of the Tidy Towns competition will be a boost to communities in Kildare – HEYDON

31 Tidy Towns groups in Kildare awarded funding

 

 The return of the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition will be a huge boost to communities across Kildare according to  Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said, “The return of the Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition will be a huge boost to […]

Additional Secondary School Places across Kildare South a Priority

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon, has said that delivery of additional secondary school places across Kildare South is a priority for him as he works with local schools, parents and the Department of Education to address capacity pressure in this area. 

“There is significant demand for […]

Plans progressing on Kildare’s Barrow Blueway

Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that plans are progressing for the Barrow Blueway from Lowtown outside Robertstown through Rathangan and Monasterevin to Athy with work due to commence on the project in Autumn 2020.

“In response to a parliamentary question Minister Josepha Madigan confirmed that her Department is in contact with Waterways Ireland regarding […]

Applications Open for Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon is encouraging local groups and communities around Kildare to apply for funding under the 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme which has opened this week.

A total of €15m has been allocated to this year’s scheme, which is one element of a €30 million package of integrated supports announced by Minister […]

Progress on the Barrow Blueway

In the Dáil this week I raised the progress of the Kildare section of the Barrow Blueway with Minister Josepha Madigan. The Minister agreed that proceeding with the Kildare section of the project was the best option for Waterways Ireland. Waterways Ireland has undertaken an economic appraisal of the development of the towpath, which concluded […]

September 20th, 2019|Athy, Monasterevin, Updates|

Minister in Favour of Progressing Kildare section of Blueway

In response to my motion seeking progress on the Kildare section of the Barrow Blueway in the Dail, Minister Josepha Madigan agreed that proceeding with the Kildare section of the project was the best option for Waterways Ireland. This is really positive news for this route from Lowtown, Robertstown through Rathangan, Monasterevin and Athy […]

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. […]