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 martin.heydon@oireachtas.ie:


Exemption from new mortgage rules for those in negative equity – Heydon

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has said that the new mortgage guidelines issued by the Central Bank this week do not apply fully to those who already own a house and are in negative equity.

Kildare getting back on its feet with thousands of extra jobs created - Heydon

“Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has said that recent Enterprise Ireland employment figures show that Kildare is getting back on its feet with thousands of extra jobs created last year.

M7/M9 upgrade urgently needed for Kildare– Heydon & Lawlor

“The M7/M9 upgrade is badly needed to ease traffic congestion in Kildare”, according to Martin Heydon and Anthony Lawlor, Fine Gael TDs for Kildare South and North respectively. The Kildare Deputies were speaking ahead of their joint Topical Issues Debate on the proposed road upgrade, with Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohoe in the Dáil today (Thursday).

Irish food and drink producers lead the way on our export success – Heydon

“Irish food and drink producers are leading the way on this country’s export success” according to Martin Heydon, Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs. Deputy Heydon was speaking after Bord Bia revealed that Irish food and drink exports reached an all-time high of €10.5 billion in 2014.

New Companies Bill will cut red tape for Kildare business people - Heydon

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has said that the new Companies Bill passed in the Houses of the Oireachtas this week will ease the burden of red tape for Kildare business people and simplify many existing company law requirements. The Bill which is the largest substantive piece of legislation in the history of the State has now been sent to the President for signing.