Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of Fine Gaels internal committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs has said that confirmation of a €65m redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse is a huge boost for the entire Kildare region as well as being a vote of confidence for the critically important racing and […]
Budget 2016 Continues increased Funding for Bloodstock
Kildare South TD and Chairman of Fine Gael’s Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee Martin Heydon has […]
Horse Racing Ireland Bill 2015 Published Today
Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of Fine Gael’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee has today (Thursday) welcomed the publication of the long awaited Horse Racing Ireland Bill 2015 which aims to strengthen governance and transparency within the administration of the horse racing […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon, has presented the results of his survey on the Curragh Plains to Minister for Defence and Agriculture Simon Coveney highlighting the need for a Consultative Forum with members drawn from the various stakeholders and users of the Curragh Plains.
“Respondents to my survey expressed a huge sense of […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that he is seeking the views of those that use the Curragh to assist him in his discussions with State Departments on improvements that can be made to the operation and management of the Curragh Plains.
“The Curragh Plains are […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has this week welcomed the approval by the all party Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, of which he is a member, of the increased provision of €14m for the Horse and Greyhound Fund to bring the total fund to €68m for 2015, a 26% increase in one year. […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement by Punchestown Racecourse that it would be available to host the two Garth Brooks concerts which have been turned down for a licence by Dublin City Council. The Kildare racecourse has said that it could accommodate the concerts at […]
Speaking in the Dail on the second stage of the Betting Amendment Bill which has been long awaited. The Bill when introduced will extend Betting Tax to online and betting exchanges to introduce a level playing field for all members of the industry.