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:


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.

Heydon welcomes new option for Grid Link

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement by EirGrid this morning (Friday) of a new option for Grid Link.

Heydon encourages farmers to attend Kildare CAP information meeting

Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon, has encouraged Kildare farmers to attend a meeting on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) taking place in Newbridge on Thursday, 12th March 2015. The meeting forms part of a series of 14 regional information meetings in relation to CAP implementation.

Heydon welcomes ten year strategy report on future of Irish sport horse industry

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon has welcomed the launch of a ten year strategy report on future of the Irish sport horse industry. Deputy Heydon was speaking after The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, today (Tuesday) launched a report entitled “Reaching New Heights: Report of Irish Sport Horse Industry Strategy Committee.

Fianna Fáil supports massive tax rises to fund fantasy economic policies - Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon said that Fianna Fáil’s support for a technical group motion that would abolish the Local Property Tax, Water Charges, and USC for those earning under €35,000, as well as reversing a number of social welfare decisions would cost an estimated €4.25 billion and result in a massive 19% tax hike for working people.