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Budget Funding Can Assist Key Kildare Projects

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that additional funding confirmed as part of the Budget last week could benefit key Kildare projects including new Family Resource Centres and Primary Care Centres.

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone confirmed that her Department was allocating an additional €40.6m in funding for Tusla, the child and family […]

October 12th, 2017|Finance, Press Release|

Budget Brings Improvements for Self Employed

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 […]

October 11th, 2016|Business, Finance|

Legislation Passed to Reduce Bankruptcy Period to 1 Year

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 […]

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 […]