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Kildare County Council

€3m Investment in Newbridge Library shows Government commitment to Kildare

Newbridge and Kildare set to gain new County Library under significant Government investment plan.

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon together with Cllr Peggy O’Dwyer have warmly welcomed the significant announcement of €3m towards the new Kildare County Library to be based in Newbridge. The new library will also be the […]

Cllr Paddy Curran Co-Opted to Kildare County Council for Fine Gael

Cllr Paddy Curran has been co-opted as a member of Kildare County Council for the Kildare Electoral Area representing Fine Gael.  His appointment was confirmed at a meeting of Kildare County Council today and follows the resignation of Cllr Mark Stafford in July when he was appointed as County Registrar for Co. Louth.

Speaking following the […]

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 […]

HEYDON notes Constituency Review Report & Welcomes Protection of Kildare County Boundary

Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon has noted the contents of the Constituency Review Report of the Electoral Commission published this morning.  The report recommends an increase of 14 TD’s nationally with 4 new constituencies, while in Kildare, Kildare South remains a 4 seat constituency while Kildare North increases to a 5 […]

€4m Allocated to Address Long-Term Vacancy and Dereliction in Kildare

€4 million has been allocated to Kildare County Council as part of efforts to end long-term vacancy and dereliction in towns across Kildare, as part of a wider €150 million announcement by Government, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon. Announced as part of the quarterly Housing for All progress update, the funding […]

€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 […]

New housing measures will see more homes built more quickly in Kildare

Extra measures agreed by Cabinet today under the Housing for All plan will speed up home building and drive down building costs in Kildare, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

Minister Heydon said that these additional provisions are good news for home buyers, renters and builders. “There are three strands to […]

€172,985 to Upgrade and Improve Ballymore Eustace Golden Falls Walking Loop

€172,985 in funding for the upgrade of the Ballymore Golden Falls Walking Loop has been confirmed today (Monday) according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon.  The funding is announced as part of the launch of a new “Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors” strategy by his colleague Minister Heather Humphreys.

“This funding is a great […]

€4.277m Government Funding Confirmed to Progress Athy Food, Drink & Skills Hub

Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation today (Thursday) from his colleague Minister Heather Humphreys of Government funding of €4.277m for the planned Food, Drink & Skills Hub at the former Model School in Athy under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund.


“This is another fantastic investment for Athy in a project that will help […]