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Local IFA delegation host CAP meeting in Athlone

The importance of a well-funded Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after 2020 dominated discussions in Athlone during a recent meeting between the first Vice-President of the European Parliament, Ms. Mairead McGuinness MEP and IFA representatives from the Midlands North West.

Celebrate all things sheep on Saturday

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Galway 2020’s Project Baa Baa will present the first of its events as a part of Sheep 2018 Farm to Fork in Athenry this weekend.

Athlone Agri show hosts bull calf championship qualifier

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The Athlone Agri show, which took place in Bealin on Sunday, played host to a qualifying round for the 2018 Aldi angus All Ireland bull calf championship.

Fun for all at Corrandulla Show this weekend

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Corrandulla Show on this weekend

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Corrandulla is famous for being a great day out so come and join the fun at Corrandulla Show this Sunday June 24th. Admission to the Show is a very reasonable €10 or two for €15 and children are free.

Great craic quiz for a good cause

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THE FLAMBOYANT singer-songwriter Steven Sharpe and one of Ireland's finest young comedians, Steve Bennett, join forces for a fundraising quiz to help local man Brendan Doran undergo stem cell therapy.

Community College runners-up in prestigious competition

At an awards ceremony in Croke Park last week Jack Connaughton, Sarah Muldoon and Louise Payne from Athlone Community College were announced as the runners up of the 2018 Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition.

Canney urges dog owners to be careful during lambing season

East Galway TD Seán Canney has this week urged dog owners to be mindful of attacks on sheep as the lambing season approaches.

New Bishop energised by job of shepherding vibrant and inclusive Galway

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It has been 45 minutes since the announcement — we are relaxing with tea in an upper room on the second floor of Galway Cathedral and the new Bishop is sitting there, taking it all in, flanked by the men who announced him to the world. He looks like a man returning to his own house, and being introduced to his neighbours.

Supermac’s to spend up to €7 million on Irish poultry in 2017

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Supermac’s has announced that it is on target to spend upwards of €7 million on Irish poultry this year. The spend represents a significant investment in the poultry sector by the company. The good news for Irish chicken farmers is that it is expected that the figures will increase again next year, according to the family restaurants group M.D, Pat McDonagh.

 

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