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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.

Farcical scenes as councillors row over seating arrangements at €450,000 chamber

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It was not a day when our local politicians covered themselves in glory. A debate on where some elected members of the Galway County Council would sit in the newly refurbished council chamber was succinctly summed up by Republican Sinn Féin representative, Tomas O Curraoin, who labelled the whole matter a joke, and likened the behaviour of some councillors to small children. "If kids were in junior infants, they would be arguing about where they were sitting," he said

‘Nobody wants to lose the races’, meeting hears

Since the six new proposed bypass routes were revealed, widespread fears have been expressed from all corners about the future of the Galway Races. The blue route allows for a tunnel to be built under the Ballybrit track, and manager John Maloney has expressed his belief that this development would lead to the racetrack closing for a period of two years.

Seek help if suicidal, urges founder of Tuam crisis centre

“Do not be afraid to seek help if you feel suicidal” is the message from the founder of Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm crisis centre in Tuam.

Twenty-five lots to go under the hammer at O’Donnellan & Joyce March auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce will hold its first auction of the year on Friday March 14 at 3pm in the Harbour Hotel, Galway. The auction will feature a combination of commercial properties and residential homes and land. The agents are expecting tremendous interest in this auction as it offers a variety of well located properties, all with attractive reserve prices. The following is a list of the properties and the open viewing times.

Frasier star John Mahoney returns to Galway

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THE GREAT American actor John Mahoney, best known for his role as Marty Crane in the classic comedy Frasier, is coming to Galway for next month’s arts festival.

Ballintubber enhance their reputation even in defeat

It was a glorious afternoon for football last Sunday at McHale Park with conditions absolutely perfect for football for this time of year. Those who turned up for the occasion were treated to two fantastic games of football. The big crowd didn’t arrive until minutes before the second match, but those who got in early enjoyed a superbly contested junior championship encounter between Islandeady and Clonbur.

Training opportunities for Ballinasloe businesses

Ballinasloe-based companies are invited to attend an inaugural meeting of the ENTCOM Skillnet which will be taking place on Wednesday May 4 at 11am at Ballinasloe Enterprise Centre, Creagh, Ballinasloe.

Charity single for St Vincent de Paul released today!

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The Saw Doctors and Smyths Toys are joining forces this week in a novel scheme to raise funds for the Society of the St Vincent de Paul this Christmas.

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