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:


4% increase in number of people at work in mid-eastern counties - Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Tuesday), welcomed the publication of the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey which points to an increase in employment and a decrease in emigration in Kildare.

New Defence Minister Coveney Welcomed - Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) welcomed the appointment of Minister Simon Coveney as the new Minister for Defence in addition to his role as Minster for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. He follows in the footsteps of his father former Minister Hugh Coveney, who served as Minister for Defence and Minister for the Marine from 1994 to 1995

Welcome efficiencies in workplace relations - Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has welcomed this week’s announcement by Minister Richard Bruton TD, of Government approval for the Workplace Relations Bill 2014, which will reduce from five to two, the number of workplace relations bodies in the State.

Crowley defection means FF have no voice on Agriculture in Europe

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon, has today (Wednesday) highlighted how Brian Crowley’s defection to the far right, euro sceptic European Conservative and Reformist Group

Welcome funding boost for Grey Abbey Conservation Project - Heydon

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD, that almost €67,000 is to be granted to Kildare’s Grey Abbey Conservation Project. The grant is part of a €347,200 funding allocation to five local authorities for urgent conservation and preservation works to five heritage structures of national significance.