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No Imminent Risk to Local Bus Route as Heydon calls for Increased Promotion

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has said there is no imminent risk to the continuation of the Local Bus route from Carlow to Naas which serves Castledermot and Kilcullen as well as Moone, Ballitore, Crookstown and Kilgowan.

“I spoke to Anne Graham of the NTA yesterday after stories had emerged that the service […]

€275m broadband funding in Capital Investment Plan will bring 30 megabit broadband to every house and business in the country

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chairman of Fine Gael’s Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, Martin Heydon, has said that a €275 million investment in broadband, announced today (Tuesday) will improve connectivity for rural Ireland and bring 30 megabit broadband to every house and business in the country.

“The Government has announced a €27 billion […]

Locals Encouraged to Use New Bus Route Serving Villages from Castledermot to Kilcullen

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) encouraged residents in South Kildare from Kilcullen through to Castledermot to make use of the new Bus Route that is now up and running.

“Many local residents will be aware of the campaign to restore bus routes to the local towns and villages since JJ […]

Progress on broadband welcome but rural communities need high speed access as soon as possible

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has said that the strategy for state intervention in broadband provision announced by Government this week is welcome for those parts of rural Ireland without high speed broadband. However, Deputy Heydon believes the ultimate timeline up to 2020 is still too slow for the many residents in […]

Eircom need to commit to Quick Delivery on Rural Fibre Broadband

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Thursday) given a cautious welcome to the confirmation by Eircom that they plan to significantly expand access to high speed fibre broadband in rural areas in Co. Kildare which are crying out for the service.

“This is the number one concern is many areas of […]

Parliamentary Question re Broadband

Parliamentary Question for Reply on 19th May 2015

[Ref No.: 19781/15]

*  To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will provide an update on the investment in broadband in an area (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Martin Heydon.

Calverstown, Co. Kildare.

*    For […]

Potential for Kildare from new Tourism Initiative

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has this week said that the new Tourism initiative from Failte Ireland “Irelands Ancient East” provides a great opportunity for Kildare to showcase its rich heritage and many important sights. He was speaking following the launch of the initiative this […]