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
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.