Pictured at the recent Galway Rural Development/IFA Skillnet Conference in Athenry were: Veronica Helly, Health & Safety Authority; Sean Larkin, RSS Supervisor; Sean Broderick, Co-ordinator TUS/RSS; Celine Reynolds, IFA Skillnet; Liz McDonald, Co-ordinator Supervisor Galway Rural Social Schemes and Niamh Divilly, Galway Rural Development.

Plea for launch of GLAS scheme

SERIOUS concerns have been expressed by Galway farm leaders over the failure of the Dept. of Agriculture to confirm a starting date for the GLAS environmental project – five months after the scheme was...
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed and Macra na Feirme President Sean Finan at the announcement of the 2017 National Reserve

Macra na Feirme welcomes the opening of 2017 National Reserve

Macra na Feirme welcomes the opening of the 2017 National Reserve which is very significant and important to provide the priority categories of young farmers and new entrants with CAP payments which they need...
More local flood relief schemes to get the green light.

More flood relief to get go ahead

THE criteria for carrying out essential drainage works on farmland in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon has become more favourable which means that several minor works schemes could be carried out before the end of...


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