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Athlone soldiers sent to Dublin at ‘completely unsustainable’ rate

Every member of the Defence Forces based in Athlone is in effect being sent to Dublin to cover duties at a “completely unsustainable” rate.

Unaccpetable delays in payments to farmers

Increased bureaucracy and over complicated inspection regimes are leading to long delays in farmers receiving their REPS and AEOS payments, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture Éamon Ó Cuív.  

Mayo native and NUI Galway doctorate holder named new Chief of Staff

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A Mayoman who completed a PhD in Political Science in NUI Galway six years ago was this week named as the new Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces.

Councillors unhappy about the online publication of farmers’ CAP payments

A number of county councillors have expressed unhappiness about a new policy whereby the details of farmers’ grants from Europe are being published online. This follows new EU regulations, which required details of all payments made to Common Agriculture Policy beneficiaries in 2014 to be published by member states. Some €1.8 billion was paid to 130,000 farmers and rural enterprises nationwide under CAP schemes last year.

Councillors unhappy about the publication of farmers' CAP payments

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A number of county councillors have expressed unhappiness about a new policy whereby the details of farmers' grants from Europe are being published online. This follows new EU regulations, which required details of all payments made to Common Agriculture Policy beneficiaries in 2014 to be published by member states. Some €1.8 billion was paid to 130,000 farmers and rural enterprises nationwide under CAP schemes last year.

Air ambulance helicopter at Custume Barracks carry out 120 missions since its launch

Local Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has been informed by the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, that almost 120 life-saving missions have been carried out by the air ambulance helicopter since the launch of the service in the summer of 2012.

Kyne demands air ambulance service be made permanent

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The air ambulance service is vital for the west of Ireland, providing support for patients where ambulance times by road are longer, and it is now essential the service be made permanent.

No plans to close Custume Barracks in Athlone - minister for defence

There are no plans to close Custume Barracks in Athlone, the Minister for Defence said yesterday.

Minister in denial on GLAS applications says O Cuiv

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture Éamon Ó Cuív TD has accused Minster Simon Coveney of hiding behind his ministerial desk and refusing to be up-front on completed applications for the new GLAS scheme.

Connaughton demands confusion over land eligibility be addressed

Confusion over land eligibility ahead of the closing date for the first year of the Basic Payment Scheme is a problem which “must be addressed immediately”.

 

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