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Jobs & Enterprise

Additional jobs in 2015 show Govt’s plan is working

595 jobs supported by 174 Enterprise Ireland supported companies in Kildare  


Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has said that Enterprise Ireland figures for 2015 show that the Government’s job creation plan is working in Kildare

8,308 people are employed in the 174 companies supported by the Department of Jobs, through Enterprise Ireland.

“These companies created […]

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 […]

Recruitment for 600 new Gardaí now Open at

Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South is encouraging anyone with an interest in joining An Garda Siochana to apply for one of 600 new positions now available. Applications are now being accepted on until 5th January 2016.

“The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, today (Friday) announced the opening of […]

National unemployment rate drops to 8.9%

Unemployment in Mid East Region is down to 8.1%

“The latest quarterly national household survey figures, released by the CSO this week, show that the national unemployment rate has dropped to 8.9% from a high of 15.1% in February 2012 and here in the Mid East region there has been a 38.9% drop in the […]