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Council allocates funds for housing loans to first time buyers

The Galway City Council has approved the raising of a loan of €1.5 million for the purpose of granting house purchase and improvement loans in Galway city.

€60k ceiling for CAP payments to protect small farmers - Murphy

Roscommon-Galway TD, Eugene Murphy (FF), says his party’s move to seek the reduction of the current Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) ceiling to €60,000 will help protect small farmers.

EU Aid Package might fund €1200 flat payment per dairy farmer

The President of ICMSA has warned against any complacency that the dairy crisis is over. John Comer said that what he called “the back patting” that followed a one cent per litre increase for July milk now needs to stop and the sector must move decisively towards price ranges above the cost of production.

Delegation meets department on clean livestock policy

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said IFA recently met with officials in the Department of Agriculture on the Clean Livestock Policy and, contrary to some reports, the Department explained to IFA that they are consulting with stakeholders with a view to renewing efforts to improve the overall situation.

Mayo farm payments welcomed

The latest payments of €3.5 million made to beef and sheep farmers in Mayo last week under the Beef Genomics Scheme and Grassland Sheep Scheme brings the level of payments in the county in 2014 to almost €87 million.

More than €1 billion to be paid to farmers by year end — Mulherin

Fine Gael TD for Mayo Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Agriculture of the advance payment of €487 million in Single Farm Payments (SFP) to 101,000 farmers. The payments have been brought forward from December to October following representations made by Minister Coveney to the EU Commission.

Farm payment delays affecting cashflow, IFA warns

elays in processing farm payments by the Department of Agriculture are causing serious problems for farmers and are affecting many working in rural Mayo.

Compensation payments for Kilkenny dairy farmers to begin

Payments from the EU Emergency Dairy Compensation Fund began on March 15, and because dairy farmers in Kilkenny had a difficult year in 2009 with falling milk prices, Deputy John McGuinness felt there was a need for such a scheme.

Dept blamed for poor milk price

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food is being blamed for the fact that the price that the farmer receives for his milk is lower than it should be.

Department dispute hitting farmers’ pockets

An internal dispute in the Department of Agriculture is being cited as the reason why farmers throughout Carlow and Kilkenny as well as a number of surrounding counties are not receiving their REPS 4 payments.

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