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Councillors supportive of helping MADRA reduce the number of dogs being put down in the city

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An appeal by Galway based dog rescue and adoption group MADRA for €10,000 in funding from Galway City Council has got a positive reaction from councillors. The local authority is also to investigate the possibility of giving further financial aid to the organisation in the years ahead.

Horse welfare crisis brewing in Mayo

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A horse welfare crisis seems to be brewing in the county with young boys telling a local county councillor they are purchasing horses for as little as €50.

Connaughton demands confusion over land eligibility be addressed

Confusion over land eligibility ahead of the closing date for the first year of the Basic Payment Scheme is a problem which “must be addressed immediately”.

Grant funding for seafood processors

Two seafood processing companies in Mayo have been awarded funding from the Department of Agriculture under the 2015 Seafood Processing Business Investment Scheme.

Probe after thousands of confidential farm documents found on Tuam roadside

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The Galway County Council and the Data Protection Commissioner are to launch investigations in to what is being described as “a very serious incident” where a large number of confidential documents from the Department of Agriculture were found dumped outside Tuam. The rubbish was discovered strewn along a large portion of the Athenry Road near Ballyglunin.

Department deadline threatens important Harbour repair funding says Ó Cuív

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Agriculture Éamon Ó Cuív TD says Government constraints put on funding to repair storm damaged piers and harbours could risk the completion of certain projects.

Poems of the late Mairéad Friel published in new book

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A new book of poems by the late Mairéad Friel from Drummin, Westport, has just been published.

Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans

Serious questions about Government impartiality and independence over controversial plans to construct a massive salmon farm off Inis Óirr have been raised following the emergence of minutes from a meeting between the Taoiseach and a fish farm industry giant.

Disadvantaged areas payments worth over €3.66 million for Westmeath

The 2014 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme, worth over €3.66m for County Westmeath and some €149 million nationally, has started issuing this month.

Cavan civil servant dies during Connemara mountain climb

The funeral took place yesterday of a father of three who died in a tragic accident during a mountaineering climb in Connemara at the weekend.


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