Martin Heydon 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

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Fianna Fáil clinging to their unfair taxation policy - Heydon

“In his attempts today to cast doubt on Government plans to phase out the Universal Social Charge, Micheál Martin reveals the desire of Fianna Fáil to cling to what was an unfair approach to taxation,” says Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon.

Heydon brings messages from All-Island Civic Dialogue to Europe - Heydon attends EU Summit of EPP Chairs on The Future of Europe - Brexit & Beyond

Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, will attend the 24th Summit of Chairs of EPP Parliamentary Groups in the National Parliaments of the EU and European Parliament on Monday 7th November in Brussels. Deputy Heydon will bring the messages of the All-Island Civic Dialogue to the attention of his colleagues in Europe.

Fine Gael will promote a strong and comprehensive response to Brexit to help counter the impact on Ireland - Heydon

Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party and Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has said that Fine Gael believes in Ireland being at the heart of Europe, and that the Party will be working hard to ensure we have a strong and comprehensive response to Brexit to help counter the impact on Ireland. Deputy Heydon was speaking at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, where he was attending the All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit in his role as Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party.

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