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Because of the diversity in tastes that exists among people in Ireland Cong Food Festival, taking place this weekend, has decided to explore and unearth the different tastes and flavours that Irish hill lamb has to offer. From the Comeragh mountains in Munster to the hills of herbs in Connemara, or the rambling rich grass of the Wicklow hills, and the open landscapes of Tyrone in Ulster, lamb has many variations of taste.
Mayo County Council, in conjunction with its partners: Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture & Food, the National Parks and Wildlife Service, the Irish Farmers Association and the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association, which form the Mayo Agricultural Working Group and the Planning, Environment and Agriculture Strategic Policy Committee - have published a new strategy entitled: “A Sustainable Agricultural Strategy for Mayo”.
The 'state of health of the roads' is a serious issue that needs to be addressed, according to independent candidate for the Castlebar electoral area, Gerry Loftus.
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan will be among the speakers at an event to debate the future of family farming in the West.
Mayo County Council has set up a new agricultural working group of 13 people to deal with agricultural issues in the county including, to provide a representative voice for farmers in Mayo in relation to national and European agricultural policy, to ensure that farmers are aware of opportunities to diversify in order to ensure viability in the future, and to review products produced by farmers in Mayo to ensure future viability.