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Farmers have high risk of heart disease and stroke

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A study which reveals that 80 per cent of farmers have four or more risk factors for heart disease and stroke - the leading cause of death in Ireland - has been described as "very worrying" by a local farmers' representative.

Big reward campaign targets livestock thieves

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Farmers in Mayo are being encouraged to support a new crime prevention campaign targeting rustlers.

Mayo County Council vote to lower LPT by three per cent

At last Monday’s meeting of Mayo County Council the elected members of the council voted to lower the local property tax by three per cent. The lowering of the rate will in 2015 save homeowners between €2.70 and €6.75 in total over the year, but will leave a hole in the council’s overall budget of €321,000 which must be met by the council’s own resources.

Galway people invited to get involved in the Great Ethiopian Run

With the deadline for entry into the Great Ethiopian Run/Walk 2014 fast approaching, Ronan Scully of Gorta-Self Help Africa is calling on Galway people to sign up for this epic fundraising adventure.

Liquid milk producers ‘going broke’, says Galway IFA

Members of the Galway branch of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) staged a protest outside the Arrabawn milk processing plant in Kilconnell, Ballinasloe, on Tuesday to highlight the strains placed on liquid milk producers who are faced with increasing pressures of feed bills and other rising production costs.

Let post offices provide more services, says Galway East TD

Galway East Labour Party TD Colm Keaveney has called on the Government to make full use of the post office network to deliver public services in a cost efficient manner.

Yes vote will help protect and create jobs — O’Mahony

Fine Gael Mayo TD John O’Mahony has stated that a Yes vote in the upcoming Fiscal Compact Treaty referendum will help protect jobs we have and create jobs we need.

Significant IFA support for EU Treaty referendum – O’Mahony

Fine Gael TD for Mayo and Vice–Chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture, John O’Mahony, has described the decision by the Irish Farmers Association’s (IFA) Executive Council this week to recommend a Yes vote on the Stability Treaty to its almost 90,000 members, as a significant step in the campaign to ratify the Treaty.

Food is still the focus for Ronan Scully, but this time it’s about getting it, not eating it

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Galway’s ‘Operation Transformation’ contestant Ronan Scully and Galway publican Fergus McGinn along with six other runners from Galway and another 10 from around the country are to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa on Sunday November 27 to raise funds for the Irish charity Self Help Africa for their work in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa.

Road users beware farm machines

The Road Safety Authority and the Irish Farmers Association are urging road users to take extra care as the number of tractors, trailers, and other farm machinery using the roads increases over the summer months.

 

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