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:


White Paper on Defence presents exciting new opportunities for the Curragh – Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has said that the Government White Paper on Defence is good news for the Curragh, as it sets out Ireland’s defence policy framework for the next decade. Deputy Heydon was speaking after the Minister for Defence Simon Coveney launched the Government White Paper on Defence today (Wednesday).

Number of long term mortgage arrears falls for second month in a row - Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon has said today (Thursday) that another drop in the number of long term mortgage arrears is very encouraging. This comes following a drop in May; the first decrease since the crisis.

Don’t let Fianna Fáil wreck Irish agriculture again - Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Committee on Agriculture, Martin Heydon, says that we must not let Fianna Fáil wreck the farming and agri-food sectors again.

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.