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Athy’s Southern Distributor Route Moves a Step Closer as Sod Turned to mark Start of Works on Site – HEYDON

Today marks another milestone in progress on Athy’s Southern Distributor Route as Kildare County Council marked the official start of works on site with a sod turning event according to Minister Martin Heydon.

“It was an honour to take part in the official sod turning event today with my colleague Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton representing […]

€209,930 in Town and Village Funding for 5 Kildare Projects – HEYDON


€209,930 has been awarded to 5 Kildare community development projects under Town and Village funding confirmed by my colleague Minister Heather Humphreys today.

“Town and Village is a vital support for many local and community developments in our rural communities and the projects funded today will help to enhance the offerings in these local communities for […]

Departmental Approval Issued for Repairs of Caragh Bridge – HEYDON

The Department of Heritage have confirmed that approval has been issued to Kildare County Council today to proceed with repair works on Caragh Bridge according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

“Following my representations to Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan, I have received confirmation that approval has been issued to Kildare County Council […]

Retrofitting will make our homes warmer while cutting energy costs – HEYDON

Retrofitting will make our homes warmer, improve our health and cut energy costs according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Speaking on the recent retrofitting announcement, Minister Heydon said, “A retrofitting scheme of this magnitude is really exciting. For the first time ever, Kildare residents will be able to avail of substantial […]

Kildare County Council receives funding of €13.67m for walking and cycling infrastructure projects – HEYDON

Commuters and nature enthusiasts alike will benefit from funding of €13.67m allocated to Kildare County Council for walking and cycling projects in Co. Kildare according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said the funding confirmed today from the National Transport Authority will deliver high quality upgrades to walking and cycling infrastructure, making […]

€132,390 Confirmed for Outdoor Recreation Projects in Monasterevin and Old Kilcullen – HEYDON

Minister Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South has welcomed confirmation of funding of €132,390 for 2 South Kildare outdoor projects in Kilcullen and Monasterevin.

“€15.5m in investment for outdoor infrastructure nationwide announced by my colleague Minister Heather Humphreys this morning under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) includes two important Kildare South projects.

“€87,390 has been awarded […]

Meeting Irish Water to Highlight Water Issues in Kildare South

Minister Martin Heydon along with Cllr. Tracey O’ Dwyer met with representatives from Irish Water today to highlight issues relating to connections and water quality concerns that have been raised with them by Kildare South constituents.

“Pockets of Kildare South have been experiencing ongoing issues with water discolouration, taste, smell and limescale for months.  In response […]

November 12th, 2021|Environment, Water|

Minister Martin Heydon Welcomes €74,029 Funding for County Kildare through Outdoor Recreation Scheme €9,900 for Kilcullen Walkway

Minister Martin Heydon TD for Kildare South has welcomed confirmation of €74,029 for 5 County Kildare projects through the Outdoor Recreation Scheme announced by my colleague Minister Heather Humphreys under the Our Rural Future programme today.

“Working with Cllr. Tracey O’Dwyer I am particularly delighted to see that Kilcullen has secured €9,900. for the provision of […]

Minister Martin Heydon Welcomes Awarding of Contract for Athy Ring Road

Minister Martin Heydon has said that the awarding of the contract for the Athy Southern Distributor Route is a very positive development for Athy and South Kildare.

He was speaking as it was confirmed that BAM Civil, have been successful with their tender for the project.

“Kildare County Council are currently preparing contract papers for signing in […]

Minister Martin Heydon Welcomes Submission of Planning Application for a €75m Investment for Newbridge in State-of-the-Art Primark Logistics/Distribution Centre

Minister of State and Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon welcomed today’s confirmation by Primark of their plans to develop a €75m State of the Art Logistics/Distribution Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge.

The planning application will comprise of the development of a 500,000sq foot distribution and Logistics Centre at Great Connell, Newbridge to serve as […]