Minister Jimmy Deenihan has welcomed the measures contained in today’s Budget which could greatly help young farmers overcome the significant hurdle of accessing land to farm. Minister Deenihan also highlighted the fact that the Agriculture budget has increased for the first time since 2009.
“By encouraging young farmers to farm, the measures announced today will allow us to achieve the maximum potential output from our biggest indigenous industry.
Minister Jimmy Deenihan has today (Tuesday) welcomed the allocation of €29.1 million by Minister for Sport, Michael Ring TD for the Sports Capital Programme announced in Budget 2015. This brings to just over €100 million the amount this Government has invested in the Sports Capital Programme.
“Funding of €29.1 million will allow for 1,130 payments to sports clubs and institutions across the country. This funding is a terrific boost for clubs and confirms the Government’s commitment to healthy living.
“This funding presents a third opportunity for clubs to seek funding under the present Government. Since taking office we have recognised the importance of sport in Irish life and we have proven our dedication
Budget 2015 will help business people match their ambitions as economy recovers
Minister Jimmy Deenihan has said that Budget 2015 is good for the self-employed and for small and medium-sized businesses in Kerry.
“Today’s decision to reduce the top rate of income tax from 41% to 40% and to increase the standard rate tax band above which the top
Jimmy Deenihan has welcomed the news that €199,125 is to be allocated to Kerry for its piers and harbours.
A total of €2.99 million has been allocated to 48 piers and harbours nationally under the under the 2014 Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Programme of the Department of Agriculture and the Marine. Local Authorities will also contribute to the
Jimmy Deenihan welcomes the announcement that small businesses throughout Ireland can now apply to the Government for digital vouchers to help their businesses trade online. Under the Trading Online Voucher Scheme, 1000 vouchers will be available for qualifying businesses through the network of 31 Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) between now and the end of 2014 with more on offer next year. Businesses will be able to apply for grants of up to €2500 as Government has allocated €5 million for the rollout of the trading online voucher scheme.