Martin Heydon TD

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

Martin is a native of South Kildare living near Kilcullen. He attended Crookstown N.S., 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 Laurence's 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.

If you have an issue that you would like to discuss with Martin, please feel free to contact his office at 045-487624 or email him at

Good progress at 6th Beef Roundtable - Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the progress made at the 6th beef roundtable held this week, the second such meeting held in 2015.

Fianna Fáil voted against the Fine Gael job creation strategy that’s working – Heydon

“Fianna Fáil voted against Fine Gael’s job creation strategy that has now been proven to work,” according to Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon TD.

Heydon fights for increased capacity in Naas Hospital

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) raised the matter of Naas Hospital in the Dáil with Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. He received a commitment from the Minister in relation to protecting Naas Hospital against additional demands due to any possible changes at Portlaoise Hospital and he also called for additional capacity at Naas.

Abolition of milk quotas presents huge opportunities for dairy farmers – Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Committee on Agriculture, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the abolition of milk quotas, saying it will be of huge benefit to dairy farmers throughout the country and in his own county of Kildare. Deputy Heydon was speaking today (Wednesday) as the first day of April marked the ending of milk quotas across the European Union.