Martin Heydon is Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party. He is a TD in the 32nd Dáil having previously been elected to the 31st Dail following the General Election in February 2011. Martin is the Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party and is a member of a number of Oireachtas Committees, including: Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural, and Gaeltacht Affiars; and Petitions.
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 [email protected]:
News & Statements
Heydon calls for extension of evening & weekend local link bus services in 2019
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has called for the evening and weekend local link bus routes to be extended into 2019. Established by Transport Minister Shane Ross in July 2018 on a pilot basis following a proposal from the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Chairman, the routes have been reporting increased passenger numbers.
New 1,000 pupil building for Curragh Post Primary School to address second level pressure in South Kildare - Heydon
Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from his colleague Minister for Education Joe McHugh that a new 1,000 pupil school building has been approved for the Curragh Post Primary School.
Minister Confirms Application to European Globalisation Fund to help assist Bord na Móna workers – Heydon
The Government has today confirmed that it intends to apply to the EU Globalisation Fund to help affected Bord na Móna workers transition into new employment, a Fine Gael TD has said.