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Kildare workers can now benefit from New Voucher Scheme for Remote Working Hubs – HEYDON

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed that the Connected Hubs Voucher Scheme is now open for workers in Kildare.  At least 10,000 hot desk working days are being provided free of charge nationwide, which is positive news for both existing hub users and those hoping to make use of these […]

Minister Heydon addresses official opening of new Keurig Dr. Pepper Ireland facility in Newbridge

Minister of State and Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon yesterday cut the ribbon on Keurig Dr.Pepper Ireland’s new International Operations hub in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

The 300,000 square feet manufacturing facility is central to Keurig Dr Pepper’s global supply chain and operates as the Company’s first manufacturing plant for beverages outside of North […]

New maternity scheme for County Kildare councillors is a positive development – HEYDON

A new scheme which provides maternity leave for County Kildare councillors will be positive for all women wishing to pursue a career in politics, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

“My colleague, Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning, Peter Burke TD, is introducing a scheme […]

€25,000 for Kildare Food Network under Agri Food Tourism Funding – HEYDON

Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed funding of €25,000 for the Kildare Food Network, Flavours of Kildare. The funding is made available under the 2022 Rural Innovation and Development Fund through the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

“Flavours of Kildare is a celebration of our Kildare food and drink producers whose mission is to champion […]

Families in County Kildare will benefit from removal of children’s hospital charges – HEYDON

The financial burden of children’s healthcare will be reduced for families across County Kildare with the slashing of overnight and in-patient hospital charges, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

The Government has approved legislation which will remove the existing statutory in-patient charge of €80 per night for all children […]

Major Boost for Remote Working in Kildare – HEYDON

Investment of over €300,000 will provide greater services across Kildare

New and existing users to benefit from free access to remote working hubs

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed a series of new initiatives and funding of €250,716 for 5 Kildare remote working hubs from Government […]

South Kildare Train Commuters Need Fairer Fares – HEYDON

Minister Martin Heydon has called on Minister for Transport Eamonn Ryan to intervene to ensure that all commuters using Irish Rail services in South Kildare are treated and priced as commuters similar to those in North Kildare. He was speaking as the difference between train fares in stations inside […]

Landmark New Government funding to support the Post Office network in County Kildare – HEYDON

€30 million over three years to support a sustainable, nationwide Post Office network

New Government funding to support the Post Office network in County Kildare is welcome and will provide certainty for many local post masters who have been considering their future, according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin […]

Improvements to the Government’s supports for carers in County Kildare are Welcomed – HEYDON

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcome a series of improvements to the Government’s supports for carers which will take effect from today.

“My colleague the Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD is introducing changes to the means test for carers, the first such change in 14 years. This […]

Record levels of employment with 2.5 million people at work nationally – HEYDON

10.6% jobs growth in Mid-East region which includes Kildare

Jobs figures published by the CSO show a record level of employment nationally as 2.5m people are now at work according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon. He was speaking after the publication of the Quarter 1 2022 Labour […]