Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Party Chairman Martin Heydon has been advised by Minister with responsibility for employment affairs that she has sought the advice of the Attorney General with regard to concerns raised by the Horse Racing and breeding industry following a recent labour court determination. Minister Regina Doherty was responding to a […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that the recent meeting of the Curragh Forum held on 12th January was long overdue and more actions are required from the Forum in 2018. He was speaking following a response he received to a parliamentary question from Minister for Defence Paul Keogh.
“In his response Minister […]
€94,500 for GAA County Grounds, Newbridge
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed funding of €143,000 in regional sports capital funding for Kildare Organisations. This includes €94,500 for St Conleths GAA County Grounds in Newbridge, in addition to €30,500 to Golden Falls Water Ski Club in Ballymore […]
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 […]
Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon was pleased to welcome Minister of State with responsibility for Tourism Patrick O’Donovan to Kildare to launch the new strategy to grow Tourism in Kildare “A 2020 Vision” in conjunction with County Kildare Failte.
“Kildare has huge potential to grow and expand out […]
Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has said he was pleased to facilitate a meeting of local Kildare South businesses with Minister Simon Coveney in Leinster House on Wednesday to discuss new rates charges.
“Minister Coveney heard first hand the individual cases of Kildare South businesses from across retail, […]
I was pleased to facilitate a meeting between representatives of the Irish Racehorse Trainers Association and officials from the Valuation Office at Leinster House last Wednesday to discuss the ongoing rates revaluation taking place in Co. Kildare.
Michael Grassick and his colleagues received a presentation that updated them on the process and the background to it. It is […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) welcomed confirmation from Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphries this week that certain equine activities will now be eligible for funding under the current Leader Programme.
“The Minister intends to amend the ineligible list of activities under the 2014-2020 LEADER Programme […]
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 […]
Fine Gael Kildare South Martin Heydon TD has today (Friday) said that it has been confirmed to him that the next meeting of the Curragh Forum will take place on Tuesday July 19th.
“I have been dealing with a number of issues such as illegal encampments and dumping on the Curragh over recent weeks and I […]