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 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 […]
I was delighted to have the opportunity on Wednesday of this week to attend and present awards at the Junior Entrepreneur Awards in Co. Meath. Over 600 children from 16 Kildare Schools took part.
It was very impressive to see the strengths in schoolchildren to be our entrepreneurs of the future.
The Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP) was […]
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 […]
I was pleased to attend the launch today of the Action Plan for Jobs 2016, the fifth in the annual series of jobs plans, led by Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton, aimed at building a new, sustainable economy based on enterprise, exports and innovation.
This plan is the first in a new phase of the Action Plan for […]
Decreased motor taxes for road hauliers in 2016 will mean savings for businesses across the country and will help to create jobs”, says Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon.
“From dealing with the Irish Road Haulage Association, I know that this will have a significant impact. […]
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 […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the reduction in fees for retailers accepting payment by debit and credit cards. The cost for retailers of accepting card payments is being halved from this week, following the implementation of the announcement by the Minister for Finance in the Budget 2016 speech.
“The number of people […]
Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South welcomed the Taoiseach, Tanaiste and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton to the Keadeen Hotel yesterday (Wednesday) to meet members of the Kildare Business Community as part as a post budget briefing and update on the Action Plan for Jobs.
“As we begin to focus on what needs to […]
Heydon warns of land grab attempt by commercial broadband operators as campaign for rural broadband continues
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chair of the Fine Gael Internal Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Martin Heydon, speaking in the Dail yesterday (Tuesday), has warned Minister Alex White of his concern that commercial operators are attempting a land grab of areas for the roll out of high speed broadband in rural […]