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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.
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.
A renewal of recruitment would be a great boost for Athlone, according to local TD Gabrielle McFadden.
Fine Gael TD for Galway West Sean Kyne and Galway county councillor Seosamh Ó Laoi visited Maírois, Baile na hAbhainn, on Friday last to inspect the progress on works to install coastal protection rock armour to lesson the impact of waves against the graveyard which was battered during the January and February storms.
Marine Minister Simon Coveney must “withdraw himself totally” from any decision making regarding controversial plans to locate a giant salmon fish farm in Galway Bay.
A public enquiry could result from allegations of flawed and suppressed information regarding controversial proposal to construct a massive salmon farm in Galway Bay.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney of funding for the reconstruction of the harbour walls and for safety aspects at Killala Pier.
The Government plans to take €90 million out of farmers’ pockets in 2014, a move that is “totally unacceptable”, particularly in light of the 18 months of poor weather up to June.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has welcomed confirmation by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, that Disadvantaged Area Scheme payments of €125 million will begin on time this week. Some 60,000 farming families will receive the payments this week.
Daily clinics for farmers on the new Common Agricultural Policy and other related issues will be held at the National Ploughing Championships.