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Local community groups in Athlone and its environs are being encouraged to apply for Bank of Ireland’s new ‘Begin Together Fund’.
The Euro NCAP continues to set the agenda with new, more demanding challenges on safety technology to help protect vulnerable road users, including the introduction of the first cycling detection test for AEB.
A clinic will be held to help Westmeath farmers with their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme, Fine Gael councillor Tom Farrell confirmed this week.
The European Investment Bank's €60 million funding towards new student accommodation and university facilities in NUI Galway will make the university "an even more attractive prospect for the world’s top academic talent".
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.
Longford-Westmeath Fianna Fáil Deputy, Robert Troy, has described the new LEADER programme as an absolute shambles and a bureaucratic nightmare.
Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Senator for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has confirmed that €40,310,798 has been paid out to farmers in Mayo under the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme. Senator Mulherin said: “The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, has confirmed to me that €40,310,798 has been paid out to farmers in Mayo under the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme. Nationally, payments worth over €714 million began issuing to in excess of 109,000 farmers last week.
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.
Euro 2016 is upon us already and on Monday, the boys in green face Sweden in their opening match. It should be a great game with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Swedish maestro trying to outscore our own super striker Shane Long. It made me think about the different foods that are associated with each country, and which recipes would win if they faced each other in a food Euro competition.
Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Sean Kyne, has said that news of a greenlight for the Seafood Development Operational Programme is very welcome for fishing communities and will help to create jobs in Connemara.