Speaking in the Dail on 12th March 2014 on the Priorities for our Government for 2014 I highlighted the work done to date, progress on the Gridlink Project and the Sugar Beet Industry and my priorities for Kildare South.
Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon has highlighted the potential of a return to sugar beet production in Ireland. Speaking at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis at the RDS on Saturday, he called on the Government to support the ongoing efforts to re-establish the industry.
Deputy Heydon explained how Ireland exited the production of sugar […]
My contribution to the live session of the 2014 Ard Fheis on Jobs is attached here. I focussed on the need to encourage indigenous Irish industry and concentrate on areas we are good at such as Agribusiness. The Sugar Beet Industry is a good example of this.
Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today (Friday) welcomed the agreement reached by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD, on the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) which represents another step forward in the process to return to Sugar Production in Ireland.
“The current proposals if accepted, would see an end to the current sugar […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon recently visited Brussels as part of a delegation from the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to meet EU Officials dealing with negotiations on the future of the Sugar Quota.
“As representatives of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, we wanted to impress on the […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon this week attended the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture where presentations were received from Beet Ireland and the Sugar Bio Refinery Group. The groups set out detailed proposals on their plans to redevelop the sugar industry.
Speaking at the Committee, Deputy Heydon stated “The work carried out by the […]
“A huge amount of progress has been made in the last 12 months since the EU court of Auditors announced that it had been a mistake to force Ireland out of the Sugar Beet Industry,” so stated Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South in an address to a large public meeting in the […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has welcomed a feasibility study which has shown that it would be feasible for Ireland to return to sugar beet production.
Speaking from Dail Eireann, Deputy Heydon said ‘The study which was presented to Minister Coveney yesterday (Wednesday), proves what farmers have always believed, that it would be […]
A public meeting is to be held about the possible restoration of the sugar beet industry in Ireland, in the Clannard Court Hotel Athy on Thursday February 10th 2011 at 8.00pm.Guest speaker on the night will be Eddie Hobbs.Cllr. Martin Heydon of Kildare County Council who will chair the meeting stated ‘This meeting will give […]
“The Sugar Beet industry must be restored in Ireland and the factory should be based in South Kildare,” That is according to Cllr. Martin Heydon who was speaking ahead of the December meeting of Kildare County Council (December 20th) where he has a motion calling for the local authority to conduct a feasibility study for […]