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Bank of Ireland has this week launched a range of new flexible loans, AgriFlex, specially targeted at supporting the development of Ireland’s agricultural sector. These flexible new loan products have been developed to support farmers during times of commodity price volatility and the potential impact these can have on farmer income.
The 16th FBD Young Farmer of the Year competition has been launched and young farmers in Mayo who are actively involved in the running of a farm, full or part time, are invited to apply. A county winner will be chosen who will go through to the All-Ireland final in September. The competition was launched by organisers, Macra na Feirme, sponsor FBD, and partner, the IFA.
Launching the 2011 ‘The Countryside is Watching’ campaign, IFA deputy president Eddie Downey warned that the problem with rubbish in the countryside is getting out of control.
A number of farmers in Kilkenny have been served with notice under section 9 of the litter pollution act informing that them unless they have cleared up rubbish on their land within 21 days, fines of up to €130,000 may be issued.
The Mayor of Castlebar, Cllr Ger Deere, is to personally go through late night CCTV footage to identify people responsible for late-night littering on the streets of the town centre and have them fined for their actions.
Kilkenny man John Bryan emerged victorious from Citywest where the IFA presidential elections took place on Tuesday this week.