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€493,091 Approved under the RDP for the redevelopment of Rathangan Community Centre

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon warmly welcomed the approval of funding for the Rathangan Community Centre. “I have been in constant contact with Minister Hogan over the past number of months to highlight the importance of the project. I know from my dealings with Paddy O’Loughlin and his hardworking committee the enormous effort […]

2016-10-23T07:20:20+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Rathangan|

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 […]

2014-04-14T12:03:05+00:00 December 14th, 2013|Rathangan|

HEYDON welcomes Confirmation of Kildare school extensions

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement that the extensions for Kilcullen National School and Rathangan Boys National School have been included on the 2014 school building programme.  The list of projects was published by Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn today.

“I am delighted that both of […]

2014-03-26T18:43:17+00:00 November 29th, 2013|Education, Kilcullen, Press Release, Rathangan|

Delays on Suncroft and Rathangan Community Centre Projects

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has this week highlighted the frustrations being experienced by community development groups in both Suncroft and Rathangan to Minister for the Environment and Local Government Phil Hogan. The frustrations have arisen due to delays in the confirmation of Leader funding of €500k each for community […]

2016-10-23T07:20:22+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Environment, Rathangan, Suncroft|

Heydon continues to fight for Kildare Turfcutters

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, last night (Wednesday) vowed to continue to represent the turf cutters of Kildare South and welcomed the progress that was being made on the long running issue of turf cutting on designated bogs, including Mouds Bog outside Newbridge Co.Kildare. Speaking on a private members motion in the Dail […]

2016-10-23T07:20:23+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Heritage, Kildare Town, Newbridge, Press Release, 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 […]

2016-01-14T12:55:10+00:00 March 2nd, 2012|Athy, Castledermot, Kilcullen, Press Release, Rathangan, Rural Issues, Transport|

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 […]

2016-10-23T07:20:23+00:00 July 21st, 2011|Europe, Heritage, Kildare Town, Newbridge, Press Release, Rathangan|