Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has said that our relationships in Europe will continue to be critical as we head into phase 2 of the negotiations. He was speaking following a public meeting on Brexit held in the The Heritage Killenard which was address by a panel […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South & Laois and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, is inviting all those with an interest in the challenges facing us from Brexit to a public meeting he is hosting in the The Heritage Killenard on Thursday 1st February. The meeting will be addressed by Minister for Foreign […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement of a Stud Farm Management Apprenticeship through Teagasc.
“This apprenticeship is one of 26 new national apprenticeships ranging from Horticulture to Healthcare which have been approved as part of €122 million investment in apprenticeships by Government in […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that the US Government approval of the unique, high quality of Irish Beef is great news for beef farmers here in Co. Kildare.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has given a seal of approval to advertise the unique qualities of Irish beef in the United […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation yesterday (Thursday) of the launch of the new Tillage Measures under TAMS II which will assist tillage farmers to modernise and cut costs.
“My colleague, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced the launch of the new specialised Tillage Measure […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that a newly launched low cost agricultural loan scheme will be extremely beneficial for farmers in Kildare, at this time of price volatility due to Brexit. The ‘Agri Cashflow Support Loan Scheme’, which will be distributed by AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank was launched […]
This week in the Dail I spoke on the importance of Tillage farming and Government initiatives to support farmers who have experienced drops in income in recent years. Tillage farming can play an important role in our climate change requirements and is an industry that is vital to our growing agrifood and brewing industries.
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon, has confirmed that progress has been made on the establishment of the ‘Agri Cashflow Support Loan Scheme’, which is good news for Kildare farmers.
“The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has confirmed to me that important progress has been made in the establishment of […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has this week received an update on the work of the Department of Agriculture following the United Kingdom vote to leave the EU. He raised the issue with Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed during questions in the Dail Wednesday.
“Given the concerns that exist in the farming community as […]
I recently attended a meeting with newly elected IFA president Joe Healy and IFA County Chairman Brian Rushe to discuss farm incomes and measures that can be adopted to support farmers schemes.
Enhanced support for farm schemes, access to low cost credit, review of fertiliser costs, regulation of the retail sector and amendments to the Fair Deal […]