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Pushing for Regeneration Incentives for Rural Towns

Chairman of the Fine Gael Rural Affairs and Agriculture Committee Martin Heydon TD  has today (Friday) said that he is working with a number of his Fine Gael colleagues to push for regeneration incentives to be introduced to help to revitalise our regional market towns.

“As part of our Standing up for Rural Ireland campaign we […]

Good news for the Curragh with launch of recruitment campaign to strengthen our defence forces

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has said that the planned new army recruitment campaign will strengthen our defence forces and is good news for the Curragh. Deputy Heydon was speaking after the Minister for Defence Simon Coveney today (Tuesday) launched a new recruitment campaign for General Service Recruits for the Army.

“This new […]

Minister told Consultative Forum Needed for Curragh – Results of Survey Published

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has presented the results of his survey on the Curragh Plains to Minister for Defence and Agriculture Simon Coveney highlighting the need for a Consultative Forum with members drawn from the various stakeholders and users of the Curragh Plains.

“Respondents to my survey expressed a huge sense of […]

Former Drummonds Site, Rathangan

I received some queries from the local area about interest in this site for Community purposes. I undertook to approach NAMA to determine their interest in working with Community groups and I put the relevant community workers in touch with the estate agents on behalf of the receivers who handled the recent auction. The site […]

December 14th, 2013|Rathangan|

Heydon welcomes Rural Transport Integration Proposals

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has welcomed the announcement this week of major plans for the integration of rural transport services.

“ I am well aware of the excellent services currently provided by South Kildare Community Transport and OK Transport in the Kildare/Offaly areas.  I have worked for some time for more integration […]

HEYDON meets EU Commissioner re Kildare Bogs

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, travelled to Brussels last Friday to meet with EU Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potocnik in relation to the Habitats Directive. The TD was joined by colleagues Frank Feighan TD (Leitrim/Roscommon) and Paul Connaughton TD (Galway East) along with chairman of the Irish Peatlands Council, Conor Skehan.

“The […]