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“Nothing short of a sea change in attitude” to Farm Assist is needed within the Department of Social Protection as thousands of farmers are losing out through red tape or getting payments lower than they are entitled to.
As the Dáil and Seanad return after a long summer break, Insider has been mulling over the state of Irish politics. Not that it has been a quiet summer of course, with a number of issues disturbing the peace.
Independent Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is encouraging local authorities to avail of a minor flood relief works programme for schemes costing up to €500,000.
County Galway towns with populations of under 5,000 may be set to benefit from a new rural renewal scheme, which a local TD said must "kick-start a badly needed revival in our towns and villages".
Galway groups and individuals in the tourism sector are being urged to apply for the new Fáilte Ireland Grants Scheme for Large Tourism Projects which is providing a €65 million pool of funds for the industry to draw from.
Galway farmers under 40 years of age, who do not meet the five year rule and who cannot access installation aid - known as 'Forgotten Farmers' -will be the subject of a campaign by the new Government, for recognition from the European Commission.
With the formation of a new Government seemingly imminent, following Fianna Fáil’s agreement with Fine Gael to support a minority, FG-led administration, speculation now turns to how many, if any, Galway TDs may be in contention for ministries.
Seismic! Earthquake! Meltdown! Some of the words being used to describe the outcome of last week’s General Election. With the results still being digested, it is too early to go into a detailed analysis – Insider hopes to return to that once the various tallies, results, and exit polls have been parsed – but the headline outcomes are quite stark.
For many years Galway East was known as the dullest and most predicable of constituencies, reliably returning the same three TDs. Population growth and boundary changes saw the constituency gain a fourth seat in 1997, however, and this has given rise to some heated battles between the big two parties as well as seeing the emergence of Independent and Labour challenges.
If it is early September it must be political 'think-in' season, when each of the parties, in turn, descend son hotels in various parts of the country to discuss strategy ahead of the commencement of the new Dáil term.