Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: June 2015

€811,312 provided to 3,636 suckler farmers in Galway under beef data programme – Kyne

Fine Gael TD for Galway West/Mayo South has said that the beef data programme is proving to be beneficial for farmers in Galway after it was announced by the Minister for Agriculture that €811,312 is set to be provided to 3,636 suckler farmers in Galway under the beef data programme. Over 32,000 suckler cow farmers… Continue Reading

PQ No. 31 – 25th June – Role of Defence Forces in 1916 Commemorations

To ask the Minister for Defence the involvement of the Defence Forces in the Ireland 2016 commemorative programme; and if the personnel involved will be drawn on a regional basis – Deputy Seán Kyne.   Reply: Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney While responsibility for the Decade of Centenaries Programme rests with my colleague the Minister… Continue Reading

PQ NO. 22 – 25th June – Update on Irish Navy Operations in the Mediterranean

To ask the Minister for Defence if, in consideration of the hugely positive contribution that the Irish Navy is making in the Mediterranean area, he has had engagement with his European counterparts on a longer term solution to address the influx of persons; if he envisages an expended role for the Defence Forces in this;… Continue Reading

PQ No. 280 – 23rd June – Agri-Taxation Measures Update

To ask the Minister for Finance with regard to the Agri-Taxation Review and the measures contained therein, the progress at introducing the recommendations, such as increased land mobility, assisting with succession, new stock relief, and Stamp Duty exemption; and if further recommendations in the Review are to be introduced – Seán Kyne TD.   Reply:… Continue Reading

PQ No. 279 – 23rd June – Progress on new Knowledge Development Box

To ask the Minister for Finance his plans to introduce a competitive income-based tax regime for intellectual property, the Knowledge Development Box; the number of submissions received by his Department as part of the public consultation process; and when it is envisaged that the next steps on the introduction of this important initiative will be… Continue Reading