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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 […]

€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 […]

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 […]

€1,156,960 in Additional Government Funding Confirmed for St Conleths Park Redevelopment

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of an additional allocation of €1,156,960 in funding from the Governments Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund towards the ongoing redevelopment of St. Conleths Park in Newbridge. This funding is in addition to €4,875,000 that was preciously allocated from the fund to allow […]

December 6th, 2023|Newbridge, Sport|

€2.5m Sound and Vision funding a vital lifeline to local radio

Additional funding is to be made available to the broadcasting sector before the end of the year, news which has been welcomed by Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Minister Martin Heydon.

 

Minister Heydon explained: “€2.5 million additional funding has been allocated for commercial radio through the Sound and Vision scheme, which is operated by the […]

New Scheme for Rural Dwellers in Kildare to build their own home – HEYDON

Minister Heydon has said the new Ready to Build Scheme will provide further housing options for people in Kildare who wish to build their own home. The scheme was launched today by Minister Peter Burke and Minister Darragh O’Brien and will support an additional two thousand new-build homes to be delivered by 2025.

Minister Heydon said: […]

Fine Gael backing jobs and enterprise in Kildare – HEYDON

Supporting small jobs and businesses in Kildare will be the focus of a specially organised conference by Fine Gael, according to Fine Gael Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon.

The ‘Small Business and Enterprise Conference’ which will be held at Thomond Park stadium, Limerick, on Saturday, 24th September, should be beneficial […]

Historic new agreement will provide Kildare early learning and childcare workers with pay increases and new wage structures – HEYDON

A new pay agreement that will increase earnings and provide a new wage structure for early learning and childcare workers in Kildare, alongside a commitment to freeze parental fees, has been approved as part of Government’s €221m Core Funding Scheme, Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: […]

Reforms to reduce reoffending and set minimum tariffs for life sentences will keep Kildare communities safe – HEYDON

Reforms to reduce reliance on custodial sentences and set minimum tariffs for life sentences will help keep Kildare communities safe, a Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said: “I welcome this week’s Cabinet approval of the Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform 2022-2024, which […]