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Cattle prices up in Kilkenny

At the end of the day it is probably all about supply and demand and with only 800 cattle on offer at Kilkenny Mart last Thursday it was to be expected that there would be an increase in the prices obtained during the previous week.

Agriculture Minister must deliver says Walsh

There are three vital areas that the Minister for Agriculture Brendan Smith must deliver on, in the CAP Health Check according to the IFA president Padraig Walshe.

Farmers receive early Christmas presents

The Minister for Agriculture Fisheries and Food, Brendan Smith has just announced that his Department commenced payments last Monday under the 2008 Suckler Welfare Scheme.

Steady trade at Kilkenny Mart

Even though many of the meat factories have decided to drop their prices over the past couple of weeks, there was still a good solid trade for all types of cattle at Kilkenny Mart last Thursday.

Cattle still selling well in Kilkenny

The cattle sale last Thursday at Kilkenny mart could be described as quite lively from start to finish. With a slight increase in the number of cattle on offer from last week, up to 720, cattle still sold very well on the day.

'What are you worrying about?'

If you worry about global warming, come and cool down.

Mayo Women’s Support charity ball

C&C Cellular will host a charity ball on August 22 in Breaffy House Hotel to raise money for Mayo Women’s Support Services and Mayo Cancer.

Small businesses and mortgage holders must benefit from bank recapitalisation

The recapitalisation of the Irish banks by the Government must benefit mortgage holders and small business owners in Mayo and all over the country, according to Fianna Fáil TD and member of the Oireachtas Enterprise Committee, Dara Calleary.

Unemployment records continue to be broken as new figures are released

New figures released by the Central Statistics Office this week reveal that unemployment levels continue to rise. There has been a massive 95 per cent increase in the number of people claiming unemployment assistance on the same period last year. Currently, nationally, there are a staggering 388,600 people claiming assistance, up from 188,800 on the corresponding period last year. This means that the unemployment rate has more than doubled from 5.5 per cent this time last year to 11.4 per cent at present.

EirGrid to spend €310m in Midlands region as part of Grid25

EirGrid, the operator of the national grid, will brief major stakeholders in Mullingar on their planned €310 million investment in electricity infrastructure in the Midlands region. This investment is part of the Grid25 strategy. The speaker on the day will be manager of Grid implementation, Aidan Corcoran. The event will be held in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Tuesday November 24 at 8am.


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