Galway Bay fm newsroom – Junior Agricultural Minister Andrew Doyle will be in Athenry this afternoon to officially launch a major event on sheep production.
Sheep 2018: Farm to Fork aims to bring together all stakeholders to discuss how to best capitalise on the potential offered by the industry.
It takes place at Teagasc, Mellows Campus in Athenry on Saturday July 7th.
It’ll be the largest sheep event to be held in Ireland and is expected to gather around 15 thousand people on the day.
The event will include commercial exhibitions, a food village, production demonstrations and a wide range of hands on workshops.
Minister of State Andrew Doyle will officially launch Sheep 2018 at Mellows Campus in Athenry this afternoon at 2pm.
Enterprise leader for Sheep Michael Diskin, says this year’s event will be significantly expanded.
Refusal of Clifden housing development appealed to An Bord Pleanala
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The refusal of a housing development in Clifden has been appealed to An Bord Pleanala.
The project, led by TML Properties, would see 27 homes constructed at St. Anne’s Road on the north side of the town.
County planners turned down the proposals in October, citing concerns over the potential impact on the local habitat.
That decisions been appealed to An Bord Pleanala, with a decision due in March.
TD Mairéad Farrell calls for an election in place of planned Taoiseach handover
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Local TD Mairéad Farrell is calling for an election, instead of the planned handover between Michael Martin and Leo Varadkar.
On December 17th, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar will return to the Taoiseach position, taking over from Micheal Martin, as part of the planned cabinet reshuffle.
Speaking on Galway Talks, Galway West TD Mairéad Farrell says she thinks voters need to have their say: