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Community Groups should prepare Applications for New Town and Village Renewal Scheme for 2017

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Minister with responsibility for Rural and Regional Affairs Heather Humphreys of €20m in funding for a new Town and Village Renewal Scheme for 2017.

“The €20m fund will allow towns and villages around Kildare to apply through Kildare County […]

Imagine to roll out Broadband Services in Kildare South

Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Wednesday) welcomed confirmation from Imagine that they are rolling out broadband services in parts of Kildare South commencing from a site in Old Kilcullen.

“I have been engaged in ongoing discussions with Imagine in recent months to highlight to them the demand for increased broadband services in […]

Heydon seeking expressions of interest for Improved Broadband in South Kildare

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 […]

Heydon seeks Clarification on Progress of Commercial Broadband Providers

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 […]

Recruitment for 600 new Gardaí now Open at PublicJobs.ie

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 […]

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 […]

No Imminent Risk to Local Bus Route as Heydon calls for Increased Promotion

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has said there is no imminent risk to the continuation of the Local Bus route from Carlow to Naas which serves Castledermot and Kilcullen as well as Moone, Ballitore, Crookstown and Kilgowan.

“I spoke to Anne Graham of the NTA yesterday after stories had emerged that the service […]

No Overhead Pylons for Gridlink Route – Independent Expert Group Issues its Report

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today welcomed the report of the Independent Expert Panel appointed by Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resources Alex White to review the options being considered for the Gridlink route by Eirgrid.

“The Independent Expert Group have confirmed that there is no need for further analysis of the […]

€275m broadband funding in Capital Investment Plan will bring 30 megabit broadband to every house and business in the country

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chairman of Fine Gael’s Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, Martin Heydon, has said that a €275 million investment in broadband, announced today (Tuesday) will improve connectivity for rural Ireland and bring 30 megabit broadband to every house and business in the country.

“The Government has announced a €27 billion […]