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Deer posing a danger to motorists near Kiltimagh

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Motorists in Addergoole near Kiltimagh have been dealing with the dangers of deer crossing in front of them recently.

Churchill lost patience, and simply turned off the tap

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Week II. Because most people in Brigid Kavanagh’s farming community near Strokestown, Co Roscommon, did not have a radio in September 1939, no one knew that war was declared between Britain and Germany until some time later.

Calleary urges farmers to take part in Food Ombudsman consultation

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Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary is alerting farmers to the opening of a public consultation on the primary legislation needed to establish a new Office of a National Food Ombudsman or Regulator.

Local farmers reminded to take advantage of the annual Organic Farming Scheme

Local farmers considering an application to the Organic Farming Scheme have until April 30 to do so, following the reopening of the scheme earlier this month, with an additional budget of €4 million for 2021.

15 pesticide exceedances in Newport and Louisburgh drinking water supplies in '19 and '20

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Fifteen exceedance for the pesticides MCPA and glyphosate were detected in the public drinking water supplies in Louisburgh and Newport in 2019 and 2020.

Ifac warns Mayo farmers not to leave BPS application until the last minute

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While Covid-19 and the vaccine rollout continue to dominate the headlines for all the right reasons, for farmers, Department of Agriculture deadlines still have to be met.

Applications now open for Basic Payment Scheme and the Greening Scheme – Chambers

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Fianna Fáil Senator for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, welcomes the announcement by The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, that the application process for the 2021 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and the Greening Scheme is now open for Mayo farmers.

IPAV formally welcomes recovery in new home completion figures

The recovery in new home completions in the final quarter of 2020, bringing the total for the year to 20,676 marking a drop of only 1.9 percent on 2019 but an increase of 15.9 percent in Q4 2020 over Q4 2019 is an indication of the construction industry’s ability to recover from the devastation of the pandemic, and augurs well for 2021, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers said.

Galway’s new research vessel to be named the RV Tom Crean

The new Galway-based marine exploration research vessel to replace the Celtic Voyager is to be named RV Tom Crean after the Irish seaman and polar explorer in Antarctica. The new vessel is set to be completed in 2022 and be based in Galway Harbour where the port comprises a dock basin.

Mayo councillors lobby on behalf of animal welfare

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North West SPCA in Mayo is to receive €12,000 in funding from Mayo County Council as a result of a long discussion on animal welfare that took up much of the December meeting of the council this week, with everything from dog-breeding, dog-abandoning, sheep worrying, goats eating up gardens and cruelty to horses being highlighted by councillors.


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