News & Statements
Time for Sinn Féin to recognise there is only one ‘Óglaigh na hÉireann’ – Heydon
It is well beyond time Sinn Féin TDs stopped referring to terrorists and the Provisional IRA as ‘Óglaigh na hÉireann’, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Make St Brigid’s Day a public holiday
Saint Brigid’s Day on February 1st should be considered as a new Public Holiday in Ireland to bridge the gap between existing holidays and to mark the first day of Spring, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Resumption of horse racing on June 8th provides boost to industry – Heydon
Defence Forces continue to play vital role in COVID-19 response – Heydon
Kildare South Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon, has praised the contribution of our Defence Forces in the response to Covid-19, and welcomed the news of significant numbers of former members returning to service.
Fianna Fáil must stop attacks on media – Heydon
FIANNA Fáil attacks on media scrutiny needs to immediately stop, the Fine Gael party chairman has said.
All parties need to seize the moment and return to work at Stormont – Heydon
All political parties in the North should grasp the historic opportunity to restore power-sharing, Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Chairman Martin Heydon has urged.
Fianna Fáil should make it their New Year’s resolution to back legislation on responsible political spending promises
Fianna Fáil should make it their New Year's resolution to back legislation on responsible political spending promises, according to Fine Gael Chairman and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Budgetary Oversight, Martin Heydon. Deputy Heydon is calling on Fianna Fáil to support his Dáil Private Members Bill which would expand the powers of IFAC to examine opposition spending demands in the advance of each budget.
Community CCTV Systems Extended to 2020 – Heydon
Grants for Community CCTV systems nationwide have been extended for another year, a Fine Gael TD has revealed.
Fianna Fáil would bring in nationwide coal, peat and wood ban through the backdoor – Heydon
Fianna Fáil are looking to introduce a nationwide ban on smoky coal which would bring in a ban on turf, peat and wood by the back door, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Future of Athy rugby is secure – Heydon
The future of one of the country’s oldest rugby clubs is safe after public insurance was secured, a Fine Gael TD has said.