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Road Tax for HGVs to be Addressed

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, that road tax for HGVs over 12 tonnes will be reduced in next year’s Budget. Minister Noonan was speaking this week following a meeting he attended with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and […]

New Fund for Agri-Business Start Ups recognises Importance of this sector for Rural Ireland – Heydon

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chair of Fine Gael’s Internal Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Martin Heydon, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the launch by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Richard Bruton of a new €250,000 Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund for start up enterprises in the Agri-Business Sector.

“I am delighted to […]

Promoters Urged to strongly consider Punchestown offer to host Garth Brooks concerts

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement by Punchestown Racecourse that it would be available to host the two Garth Brooks concerts which have been turned down for a licence by Dublin City Council. The Kildare racecourse has said that it could accommodate the concerts at […]

Newbridge needs More Enterprise Support

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has today (Friday) highlighted the need for more support in Newbridge for start ups and existing small business. Speaking at a business breakfast organised by Newbridge Chamber he outlined his vision for businesses in Newbridge and its wider environs.

“I am looking for space to promote enterprise and […]

Pfizer job losses regrettable but full supports of State will be made available to employees

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Wednesday) expressed his regret at the announcement by Pfizer that it is seeking 150 redundancies in 2014 at the company’s Newbridge facility.

“My thoughts are with the workers and their families at Pfizer’s Newbridge facility who are affected by today’s announcement and […]