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Cutting costs for retailers in time for Christmas

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 […]

Taoiseach leads Briefing for Kildare Business Community

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 […]

Credit Union Services to Return to Newbridge as Premises Secured

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has today (Friday) welcomed confirmation from Naas Credit Union that they have purchased a premises on Edward St Newbridge to allow them to open a credit union office in the centre of the town.

“I understand that Naas Credit Union have purchased Edward House, the former McCabes pub beside […]

2016-01-27T06:01:04+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Business, Credit Union, Newbridge, Press Release|

€275m broadband funding in Capital Investment Plan will bring 30 megabit broadband to every house and business in the country

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, and Chairman of Fine Gael’s Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, Martin Heydon, has said that a €275 million investment in broadband, announced today (Tuesday) will improve connectivity for rural Ireland and bring 30 megabit broadband to every house and business in the country.

“The Government has announced a €27 billion […]

Harsher penalties needed to tackle illicit cigarette trade on both sides of the border

“Illicit cross-border trade remains a major problem; fines are too low and there is not a strong enough deterrent” commented Martin Heydon, TD for Kildare South who was speaking today (Monday) at the 50th British Irish Parliamentary Association Plenary.

“The political landscape in Northern Ireland and in border counties is much improved in recent years. However […]

2016-10-23T07:20:11+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Business, Justice, Press Release|