Use RSS scheme to help farmers in the repair of stone walls

MILES of stone walls – one of the trademark sights of rural Connemara – have been flattened during the recent storms and farmers will need some assistance to restore them, Fianna Fáil Agricultural Spokesman,...

Rural householders should report their leaking septic tanks

Rural householders with defective septic tanks should have the opportunity to report this matter to the local authority and tap in to the grants available to carry out the necessary repairs or modifications. ...

FF outline policies for a fairer Pillar 2 and CAP package

THE time is still available to put in place a ‘far more equitable’ Common Agriultural Policy (CAP) with a 50/50 co-funding arrangement for the Pillar 2 payments, Fianna Fáil have outlined in a policy...

Floods return to Galway as storms roll in

TENS of thousands of acres of Galway farmland lie under water this week as farmers and families brace themselves for another weekend of wind and rain. The Shannon Callows is within...

Galway’s Golden Miles are a valued treasure trove of the county’s heritage

AN exciting new element – The Golden Mile of Galway Talks and Walks – has been added to the Golden Mile of Galway Project this year, with the announcement of nine events open to...

Farmers are urged to lodge full appeals on land eligibility issues

FARMERS seriously penalised in any land eligibility review have been advised to lodge full appeals of their cases to the Dept. of Agriculture given that it will affect their incomes for the coming years,...


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