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Enhanced Patrol System Needed for the Curragh Plains

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has called on the Minister for Defence to enhance the system of patrolling and monitoring of the Curragh Plains.  He was speaking following a meeting in the Department of Defence this week with the Minister and his officials.

“I believe the time is now right for a full review […]

2017-07-31T23:10:54+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Army, Defence, Kildare Town, Newbridge, Press Release, Suncroft|

Meeting Housing Minister to Seek Publication of Fire Safety Report

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has met with Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to push for publication of the “Framework for enhancing fire safety in dwellings where concerns arise” report commissioned following the fire in Millfield, Newbridge. The report includes a case study on Millfield as part of it.

“This meeting follows a number […]

2017-07-03T21:57:36+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Housing, Newbridge, Press Release|

Progress by Irish Water on Newbridge Interceptor will support Newbridge Development

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Irish Water of progress on the long awaited new interceptor to connect Newbridge to the Osberstown Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The new connection is badly needed to upgrade current systems and to allow for further development in Newbridge. There can be no new developments in […]

2017-05-29T10:27:14+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Newbridge, Press Release, Water|

Community Groups should prepare Applications for New Town and Village Renewal Scheme for 2017

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister with responsibility for Rural and Regional Affairs Heather Humphreys of €20m in funding for a new Town and Village Renewal Scheme for 2017.

“The €20m fund will allow towns and villages around Kildare to apply through Kildare County […]

Minister Visits Riverbank Theatre

“I was delighted to welcome Minister Heather Humphries to Newbridge yesterday and in particular to visit the Riverbank Theatre following an allocation from her Department of €1m under the Creative Ireland scheme to fund a redevelopment of the theatre as one of 7 flagship projects around the Country.

The Minister had told me that she was […]

2017-03-13T12:28:57+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Heritage, Newbridge|

€1m Funding will Enhance Facilities and Infrastructure at Riverbank Arts Centre

Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon for Kildare South has today (Monday) said that funding of €1m for the Riverbanks Arts Centre in Newbridge will be a game changer for the arts centre and allow it to expand its facilities in Newbridge. The funding was confirmed by the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht […]

2017-02-13T11:30:47+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Heritage, Newbridge, Press Release|

My Vision for an Education Campus in the Curragh

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) vowed to drive a campaign to improve education facilities on the Curragh.  Deputy Heydon was speaking following his debate with Minister Richard Burton on the subject in the Dail yesterday where he outlined his vision for a new education campus in the Curragh.

“Within the Curragh […]

2017-02-06T21:11:52+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Education, Kildare Town, Newbridge, Press Release, Suncroft|

Educate Together & KWETB to discuss Possible Partnership at Second Level in South Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has described as positive, the confirmation from Minister for Education Richard Bruton that Kildare & Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) and Educate Together have agreed to start discussions in relation to a possible partnership for Educate Together provision at second level in the Newbridge area.  The confirmation came […]

2017-01-30T12:49:04+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Education, Kilcullen, Kildare Town, Newbridge, Press Release, Suncroft|

New Credit Union Office in Newbridge is a Welcome Pre Christmas Boost

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Tuesday) said that the opening of a new Credit Union office in Newbridge today is a boost for Newbridge residents and retailers alike in the busy run up to Christmas.  The office is opened by Naas Credit Union in advance of their permanent office being ready late in […]

2016-12-12T19:46:20+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Credit Union, Newbridge, Press Release|