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€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 […]

February 23rd, 2015|Business, Justice, Press Release|

Business Development Group to look for new opportunities for local post offices

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the setting up of a Government backed Business Development Group (BDG) to find new opportunities for local post offices which are at the centre of our communities.

“This new Business Development Group will seek ways to increase the level of government and commercial business going through our […]