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Abolition of milk quotas will benefit farmers in Mayo – O’Mahony

“The abolition of milk quotas will be of huge benefit to dairy farmers in Mayo,” said Mayo Fine Gael Deputy John O’Mahony Fine. Deputy O’Mahony was speaking on Wednesday as the first day of April marked the ending of milk quotas across the European Union.

Farmers need GLAS payment

Mayo IFA chairperson Padraic Joyce is calling on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to make a six-month payment to farmers signing up for GLAS in 2015.

Farmers granted access to National Reserve entitlements

Farmers who established holdings between 2008 and 2010, but who did not benefit from Installation Aid after it was discontinued, can now access National Reserve entitlements.

Coveney’s comments on Russian aircraft over Ireland ‘comical’ say GAAW

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Claims by the Defence Minister Simon Coveney that the presence of two Russian warplanes 50 miles off the Irish coast was “totally unacceptable” have been called “comical and downright hypocritical” by Galway Alliance Against War.

Department deadline threatens important Harbour repair funding says Ó Cuív

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Agriculture Éamon Ó Cuív TD says Government constraints put on funding to repair storm damaged piers and harbours could risk the completion of certain projects.

Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans

Serious questions about Government impartiality and independence over controversial plans to construct a massive salmon farm off Inis Óirr have been raised following the emergence of minutes from a meeting between the Taoiseach and a fish farm industry giant.

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme worth €15 million for Mayo — Mulherin

Mayo Fine Gael TD Deputy Michelle Mulherin this week welcomed the announcement by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Deputy Simon Coveney, that the 2014 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme, worth some €149 million nationally, has started issuing, on schedule, today.

Concerns raised over ‘blatant exploitation’ of farmers

The “blatant exploitation” of Irish farmers by the meat industry is “unacceptable” and must be eradicated, so that farmers will be paid a fairer price for their beef.

McFadden calls for recruitment drive at Custume Barracks

A renewal of recruitment would be a great boost for Athlone, according to local TD Gabrielle McFadden.

Commonage issue comes to the Taoiseach door

A controversial collective agreement clause in the new GLAS agri-environment scheme has seen hill farmers bring their protests to the door of the Taoiseach’s constituency office in Castlebar.

 

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