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Progress on Newbridge and Kildare Secondary School Projects

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Education that school extensions at Cross and Passion College Kilcullen and Patrician Post Primary School Newbridge are to progress to tender.
“This is a really significant step for both schools which I have pushed for as Kildare’s Minister […]

Further School Extensions for the Newbridge Area will help with Future Demands

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Education of extensions for a secondary and primary school in the Newbridge area which will help with future demand in the area.
“St Conleths Community College is to get a large extension of 8 mainstream classrooms, 6 special resource rooms […]

Minister Heydon welcomes additional funding for Teach Tearmainn to support victims of crime

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and T.D. for Kildare South, Martin Heydon has announced additional funding will be provided to Teach Tearmainn to support women from Kildare and West Wicklow who are or have experienced domestic violence or abuse.

Teach Tearmainn, established in 1999, will receive an additional €43,260, Minister Heydon confirmed. The […]

January 11th, 2024|Education|

New Special School to be Provided in South Kildare to Cater to Students with Special Educational Needs

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation that a new special school is to be established in South Kildare next year to cater for Kildare students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), following an announcement from Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan TD and Minister for Education […]

December 6th, 2023|Education, Updates, Your Area|

Additional capital funding of €170,000 for Further Education and Training in Kildare

Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has confirmed €170,000 for Kildare Wicklow ETB following an announcement of funding of €5.4 million in further education capital grants for Education and Training Boards (ETBs) by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD.


The new funding is in addition to €8 million […]

€1.78 Million Investment Confirmed for Maynooth University Campus

Kildare South TD and Minister, Martin Heydon, announced a significant investment of €1.78 million to enhance facilities at Maynooth University. This funding will primarily be allocated towards improving campus accessibility for individuals with disabilities, as well as implementing crucial upgrades that benefit students studying in Kildare.


Minister Heydon said, “My colleague, the Minister for Further and […]