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Local Businesses Meet Minister Coveney to highlight Rates Concerns

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, […]

2017-04-14T11:04:39+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Bloodstock, Business, Kildare County Council, Press Release|

HEYDON tells Rates Meeting the Importance of Appealing Proposed Valuations

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has again stressed the importance for any business who is unhappy with their proposed rates valuation to ensure they lodge an appeal before the closing date of 18th April.  He was speaking at a public meeting on the issue at the Clanard Court Hotel Athy on Thursday evening.

“I […]

2017-04-03T10:17:45+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Business, Kildare County Council, Press Release|

Businesses Encouraged to Appeal Rates Notifications

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Monday) said that he is encouraging all businesses unhappy with their proposed rates calculations to make use of the formal appeal mechanism.

“I am very aware of the concerns of businesses including many in the equine industry such as horse trainers who have contacted me regarding proposed […]

2017-03-27T16:16:50+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Business, Kildare County Council, Press Release|

Kildare Farmers can avail of New low cost loan scheme to help with Brexit challenge

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 […]

2017-01-31T22:35:32+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Agriculture, Bloodstock, Business, Press Release, Rural Issues|

Budget Brings Improvements for Self Employed

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon, has said Budget 2017 is a significant step forward for self-employed people in Ireland, by using the benefits of a strong economy to improve their lives.

“Minister for Finance Michael Noonan today announced that the Earned Income Tax Credit for the self-employed is to be increased by €400, bringing […]

2016-10-23T07:19:57+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Business, Finance|

€3m Investment to Support Entrepreneurs in the Regions

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton T.D.,  today (Friday) announced that up to €3m is being made available for investment with accelerator managers to increase the number of accelerators in the regions outside of Dublin, and issued an open competitive call to stakeholders to signal their interest in establishing accelerators.
The €3m Scheme […]

2016-10-23T07:20:01+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Business, Jobs & Enterprise, Press Release|

Legislation Passed to Reduce Bankruptcy Period to 1 Year

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has welcomed the passing of legislation in the Dail this week by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to reduce the period of Bankruptcy to one year.  The Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2015 which seeks to modernize and streamline the bankruptcy procedure passed all stages of […]