Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has confirmed that he is seeking expressions of interest from local households to prove to commercial providers that the demand for improved broadband services exist. This follows recent meetings and discussions between Deputy Heydon and Imagine and other service providers. The availability of high speed fibre broadband remains one […]
Work Programme being developed after successful 1st Meeting
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that the first meeting of the newly established Curragh Forum was a success and work is now ongoing on developing a work programme for the Forum in advance of its second meeting. The Curragh Forum […]
Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has welcomed the passing of legislation in the Dail this week by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to reduce the period of Bankruptcy to one year. The Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2015 which seeks to modernize and streamline the bankruptcy procedure passed all stages of […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has this week sought clarification from Minister for Communications and Energy Alex White of the progress being made by private broadband operators Eir and ESB in rolling out high fibre broadband to regional towns and villages and rural areas around the Country. Deputy Heydon was speaking in […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the reduction in fees for retailers accepting payment by debit and credit cards. The cost for retailers of accepting card payments is being halved from this week, following the implementation of the announcement by the Minister for Finance in the Budget 2016 speech.
“The number of people […]
Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South is encouraging anyone with an interest in joining An Garda Siochana to apply for one of 600 new positions now available. Applications are now being accepted on www.publicjobs.ie until 5th January 2016.
“The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, today (Friday) announced the opening of […]
Hugh Crawford, President of the Curragh Archaeological Society visited the Dail this week and met with myself and Minister of State at the Department of Defence Paul Kehoe to discuss ongoing issues on the Curragh and the establishment of the Curragh Forum.
Heydon warns of land grab attempt by commercial broadband operators as campaign for rural broadband continues
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Martin Heydon, speaking in the Dail yesterday (Tuesday), has warned Minister Alex White of his concern that commercial operators are attempting a land grab of areas for the roll out of high speed broadband in rural […]
A number of projects that have been in the pipeline for a long time were announced or completed this week and all in their own way will bring enormous benefits to residents in Kildare South in the months and years ahead.
On Tuesday morning I attended the announcement of the purchase by Kildare County Council and […]