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Barry's Tea send a delivery of teabags to Galway students in the wake of the Berkeley tragedy

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It is an undoubtably Irish thing to do to drink tea in times of crisis. That hot liquid is somehow immediately comforting and soothing. A number of Galway J1 students in Berkeley had used up their summer supply of tea, in the wake of the recent tragedy, when infamous Irish company Barry's generously came to their rescue.

From now until Christmas, I'm Mother Hen to 1,000 birds

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The food scene in Galway has never been in a better place. There are so many talented artisan producers and retailers offering the most amazing produce and one need only visit the plethora of farmers' markets around the county to witness this. One such business is The Friendly Farmer poultry which produces the most succulent chicken, turkey, and duck directly to your dinner table courtesy of Ronan Byrne's farm in Athenry.

Councillors unhappy about the publication of farmers' CAP payments

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A number of county councillors have expressed unhappiness about a new policy whereby the details of farmers' grants from Europe are being published online. This follows new EU regulations, which required details of all payments made to Common Agriculture Policy beneficiaries in 2014 to be published by member states. Some €1.8 billion was paid to 130,000 farmers and rural enterprises nationwide under CAP schemes last year.

Mayo farmers could lead the way on energy crops

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A bio energy specialist with Teagasc says that farmers in Mayo could lead the way when it comes to Ireland's energy crop sector, following the announcement of a new biomass power plant for Killala.

Breaffy farmer is cream of the crop

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Breaffy farmer John Barrett is the cream of the crop when it comes to the quality of his milk.

Mayo company launches pesticide protection kit for farmers

Westport company, Portwest, has launched a new pesticide handling kit for farmers, which it says is the first of its kind on the market.

Woodville tea day for Alzheimers

A special tea day in aid of the Alzheimers Society will be held at Woodville Walled Garden in Kilchreest, east Galway, on May 7.

The Great Famine - A watershed in Irish history

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During the seven years of the Great Famine approximately one million people died. A million more emigrated causing Ireland’s population to fall by between 20 and 25 per cent. The initial cause of famine was a potato disease which ravaged potato crops throughout Europe during the 1840s.

Abolition of milk quotas will benefit farmers in Mayo – O’Mahony

“The abolition of milk quotas will be of huge benefit to dairy farmers in Mayo,” said Mayo Fine Gael Deputy John O’Mahony Fine. Deputy O’Mahony was speaking on Wednesday as the first day of April marked the ending of milk quotas across the European Union.

Have you tried the 14-day teatox?

Weight loss and detox could not be any easier! A weight loss tea called Yo Chi is now available in Therapie Clinic Athlone. Yo Chi Tea originates from an ancient Chinese formula developed specifically to help with digestion. The blend contains lotus leaf, oolong green tea, and other ancient Chinese herbs, all of which have been specially selected because of their natural ability to purify and cleanse the body, and to essentially act as a aid in stopping the body from storing up food as excess weight, and burn excess fat which is stored in the body.

 

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