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Slurry spreading rules doing environment more harm than good - Ring

Fine Gael spokesperson on community, rural and Gaeltacht affairs Deputy Michael Ring has contacted the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food regarding the rules governing the timing for the spreading of slurry. According to Dep Ring the rules are doing more harm than good to the environment and should be urgently reviewed.

Horse owners urged to seek help rather than abandon

An increase in the number of horses being abandoned is an unfortunate consequence of the demise of the Celtic Tiger, according to County Veterinary Officer Sean O’Laoide, who addressed county councillors at Monday’s meeting.

Gardaí re-enter animal cruelty charges against farmerGardaí re-enter animal cruelty charges against

Judge Mary Devins gave gardaí liberty to re-enter charges against a Brickens man who has failed to carry out the directions of the court after being convicted of animal cruelty.

Westmeath garden centres scoop national awards

Garden centres in Athlone and Mullingar were among the big winners at the recent Bord Bia horticulture awards held in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel.

Farmer with animal cruelty conviction ordered to reduce stock levels or go to jail

A farmer from Crimlin, Brickens, Claremorris was told he would face three months in prison unless he reduced his stock levels at Ballyhaunis District Court this week.

Refund for farmers in receipt of SFP

Mayo farmers in receipt of the Single Farm Payment will receive a refund in respect of modulation, according to Government spokesperson on agriculture in Seanad Éireann, John Carty.

Libertas candidates tell Castlebar meeting they will fight for farm freedom

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Libertas candidates will make defending Irish agriculture their “highest priority” if elected to the European Parliament, Declan Ganley and Raymond O’Malley told a crowd of over 100 people in Castlebar on Tuesday night.

Kilkenny dealt a political blow by Master Cowen

What a week it’s been for Kilkenny. We have lost our junior minister in one fell swoop and I think the whole county is aghast. Nobody expected it.

Report on Brennan farm sought by farmer

The Castlecomer farmer whose farm has been suffering for over 17 years from ill-thrift has called for a report into the events on his farm to be revealed to him as soon as possible.

Council to fight reduction in fallen animal subsidies

There may be some light at the end of the tunnel for farmers struggling to meet the increasing costs of disposing of fallen animals, as Westmeath County Council is to take the issue to national level.


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