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Rural homeowners in Kildare to benefit from €435,000 funding for upgraded laneways and non-public roads – HEYDON

Funding for the Local Improvement Scheme has been doubled to €22 million as part of Our Rural Future, the Government’s ambitious policy for rural development, resulting in a €435,000 funding total for Kildare residents, Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South has said.

Minister Heydon welcomed the news from the Minister for […]

New funding to support and improve Library Services in Kildare – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon said welcomed €11,008 in Government funding announced by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys which is being made available to assist libraries across Kildare to reach out to and improve services for vulnerable and marginalised groups.

Minister Heydon said, “This funding is designed to support […]

AIB must give solid commitment to customers on the future of cash services in Kildare – HEYDON

Bank should appear before Oireachtas Finance Committee

AIB must give a solid commitment to customers on the future of cash services in Kildare, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon welcomed AIB’s reversal of their decision to remove cash services from a number of branches including Athy and Celbridge in Kildare […]

Minister Heydon announces major investment in farm safety

Funding provided for the procurement of 18 farm machinery simulators

Minister of State with responsibility for Farm Safety at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon, T.D., today announced the provision of funding to Teagasc for the procurement of farm machinery simulators for use in agricultural colleges.

Making the announcement about the […]

Kilcullen’s Dún Ailinne site listed on new World Heritage Tentative List for Ireland – HEYDON

South Kildare Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that the Dún Ailinne site in Old Kilcullen has been placed on the new World Heritage Tentative List. Dún Ailinne has been considered to demonstrate Outstanding Universal Value and has been recognised as suitable for nomination to the World Heritage List.

Minister Heydon said “This […]

New funding for 5 Kildare retailers to grow and enhance online capability – HEYDON

New funding has been announced for Kildare retail businesses to expand their online offering and presence to customers at home and abroad, according to Fine Gael Minister and Kildare South TD Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon was speaking after Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English announced more than 200 retailers around the Country […]

Heydon hails Diageo’s plan to build a new €200m brewery in Newbridge

  • Diageo, makers of Guinness, to submit planning application for a €200m brewery in Newbridge
  • Facility will brew lagers and ales and will be first brewery built by Diageo in Ireland since the 1960s

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and T.D. for Kildare South Martin Heydon has hailed plans announced by Diageo to […]

Sensible solution found on turf – HEYDON

A sensible solution has been found on the issue of turf; a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said, “Today the Government has found a sensible solution on the issue of turf. I am pleased that the revised regulations will protect traditional turf cutting practices and allow […]

New Croí Cónaithe fund will help refurbish vacant properties, increase home ownership, and revitalise communities in Kildare – HEYDON

A new Government fund called Croí Cónaithe will support bringing vacant and underused buildings in County Kildare towns and villages back into residential use, a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said, “A new €50 million Croí Cónaithe (Towns) Fund was announced by the government today (Thursday). […]

Significant Government Decision on Increased Defence Force Funding will Expand Military Capabilities and Increase Allowances for Kildare Personnel – HEYDON

Key Appointments will see Fundamental Reform and Culture Change in the Force

Martin Heydon, Kildare South TD and Minister of State, has said that Government plans to significantly increase funding for our defence forces will strengthen Ireland’s military capacity, in turn fortifying the livelihoods of the many personnel in Kildare, while also bringing fundamental […]