Martin Heydon TD

Martin Heydon TD was elected to the 31st Dail following the General Election in February 2011.

He is a 33 year old native of South Kildare living near Kilcullen. He attended Crookstown NS, Cross & Passion College Kilcullen and Kildalton Agricultural College.

He has been actively involved in community activities and sports and was an officer of his local football club St Laurences for the past 10 years.

He became involved in politics and joined Fine Gael in 2008 as he believed his youth, energy and enthusiasm could help to put people first and make a difference.

He was elected to Kildare County Council in June 2009 at his first attempt. He was replaced on Kildare County Council following his Dail election in February 2011 by Cllr Ivan Keatley.

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Heydon seeks Government support to re-establish Irish sugar industry

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today (Saturday) highlighted the potential of a return to sugar beet production in Ireland. Speaking at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis at the RDS, he called on the Government to support the ongoing efforts to re-establish the industry.

Future of Newbridge Credit Union must be secured in current building – Heydon

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) said that it is essential that the future of Newbridge Credit Union is safeguarded in its current building. Deputy Heydon was speaking after the Central Bank issued a statement on the issue this afternoon.

Huge Demand for Sports Capital Grants in Kildare

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has received details of the amount of applications received from Kildare Sports Clubs for the 2012 Sports Capital Grant Programme.