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Progress Noted on Insurance Reform but More still needs to be Done

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has said that more progress is still needed to reduce insurance premiums following the release of the latest progress report from the Cost of Insurance Working Group under Minister of State Michael Darcy.
“I was pleased to bring a delegation […]

July 25th, 2019|Business|

Kildare Businesses Discuss Insurance Concerns with Minister

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon brought a delegation representing Kildare businesses to Leinster House this week to discuss their concerns regarding escalating insurance costs with Minister of State at the Department of Finance Michael Darcy.
“The businesses which included hotel, play centre and Kildare Chamber […]

June 27th, 2019|Business|

Kildare Businesses urged to Continue to Avail of Ongoing Government Brexit Supports

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Parliamentary Party Chairman, Martin Heydon, has said that Kildare businesses are availing of Government supports to ensure they are Brexit ready, and has encouraged any companies not already engaging to contact their Local Enterprise Office.

Deputy Heydon was speaking after a survey carried out by Enterprise Ireland revealed that […]

July 20th, 2018|Brexit, Business|

Minimum Lifespan of Five Years for Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers should have a minimum lifespan of five years, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.

Deputy Heydon said: “There’s no doubt that there are great advantages to gift vouchers. That said, Ireland has no legislation regulating their expiry dates, which causes confusion and worry to many consumers.

“This can be particularly frustrating where the vouchers […]

June 7th, 2018|Business, Your Area|

Heydon encourages Kildare graduates to apply for €500,000 start-up fund

Graduates with early-stage start-ups in Kildare are encouraged to apply for a new €500,000 start-up fund.

Fine Gael TD for Kildare, Martin Heydon, is calling on recent graduates to apply for the Government’s new Competitive Start Fund, which has been launched by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys.

“Final year students, and graduates with […]

Brexit Loan Scheme will be of huge benefit to Kildare Businesses

A new Brexit Loan Scheme will be of huge benefit to small and medium businesses, with up to 499 employees, in County Kildare according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

The Brexit Loan Scheme has been launched by the Government to provide much-needed finance to eligible businesses impacted by the UK’s decision to leave […]

Clinic for Kildare farmers applying for BPS online

A clinic will be held to help Kildare farmers with their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon.

Further to existing supports available, such as telephone help-lines, how-to guides and instructional videos, staff from the Department of Agriculture will be available to meet with farmers on a […]