McEntee highlights need for aggressive Agri-food marketing post-Brexit at Nobber Fair Day

Monday, 27th June 2016 “Amongst many important local events from a tourism and agri-food perspective held in Meath this weekend, one of the most enjoyable was my own local Nobber Fair Day. Revived a number a years ago, Nobber Fair Day is a about a sense of parish and place, and a connection to times… Read More McEntee highlights need for aggressive Agri-food marketing post-Brexit at Nobber Fair Day

Post Brexit: Tourism VAT rate of 9% must be retained to defend Irish Tourism – McEntee

Friday, 24th June 2016 Local Minister for Mental Health and Older People, and Meath East Fine Gael T.D. Helen McEntee used the Hay Festival in Kells and the Taste of the Boyne Valley event in Kilsaran Home, Dunboyne this weekend to highlight the importance of the 9% Tourism VAT rate to Co. Meath and Irish… Read More Post Brexit: Tourism VAT rate of 9% must be retained to defend Irish Tourism – McEntee

Video on Agriculture in Meath East

Agriculture is a key part of the economic life and future of Meath East.  We need a Government supportive of Agriculture to drive both quality and exports, and ensure that agriculture is a viable career path for young people. Find out more by viewing the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBj_sLfo5F0

Festive Taste of Boyne Valley will further promote local food and crafts

Fine Gael Meath East TD Helen McEntee welcomed Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to Kilsharvan House to officially launch the first ever Festive Taste of Boyne Valley. Speaking at the launch Deputy McEntee said: “This event will be yet another celebration of the fine foods and crafts Meath and Louth has to offer. The Boyne… Read More Festive Taste of Boyne Valley will further promote local food and crafts

Fine Gael decision to reduce VAT rate has created 892 extra jobs in hospitality sector in Meath – Helen McEntee

Meath Fine Gael TD and Ambassador for the Taste of Meath Festival Helen McEntee has said that Fine Gael’s decision in 2011 – to reduce the VAT rate on the food and tourism sector from 13.5% to 9% has helped to create 892 extra jobs in the hospitality sector in Co Meath. This autumn, in… Read More Fine Gael decision to reduce VAT rate has created 892 extra jobs in hospitality sector in Meath – Helen McEntee

Deputy McEntee congratulates Jonathan Marry on winning FBD Young Farmer of the Year

“Congratulations to Jonathan on winning the FBD Young Farmer of the Year. This is a huge achievement and is testament to the hard work and commitment Jonathan has shown since he took over the running of the family farm in 2009.  As well as running a hugely successful farm with 540 sows he also runs… Read More Deputy McEntee congratulates Jonathan Marry on winning FBD Young Farmer of the Year