Vintage crop: All vehicles old and beautiful will be on show at the North Galway Vintage and Heritage Show.

Packed line-up of events for the North Galway Vintage and Heritage Show

IT’S one of the landmark rural days of early Summer – the North Galway Vintage and Heritage Show – and it’s just around the corner with this year’s event taking place on Sunday week...
Anne Mitchell: Pay back-money now.

Farmers still owed €45m in payments from 2018

GALWAY farmers are understood to be owed several million euro in payments – outstanding from 2018 – with the biggest chunk of them relating to the 15% GLAS balancing payment. According to IFA Deputy President,...
Relocation scheme could be on the way for farmyards vulnerable to flooding.

Minister Creed considering once-off grants to relocate farmyards

FARMERS whose yards are prone to flooding could benefit from a Voluntary Farm Building Relocation scheme being considered by the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed. Roscommon-Galway TD, Denis Naughten, said that Minister Creed had confirmed...
Anne Rabbitte: Beef crisis.

Future MEPs quizzed on farm issues

THE growth of the Beef Plant Movement (BPM) over the past year has highlighted the fears of cattle farmers across the West of Ireland for the future of their enterprises, according to Fianna Fáil...

Early HSA inspection campaign targets machinery before start of silage season

A GROWING fatality and injury list during the busy Summer seasons of recent years has prompted the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) to initiate an intensive inspection campaign this week. The HSA campaign began on...
Pictured at the launch of the official schedule for the 130th Athenry Agricultural Show on Sunday, May 26 were society members (from left): Paddy McGee, Pat Hynes, Paddy Ardiff, Mattie Rabbitte, Mary O'Keefe, Michael Commins, Claire Rooney, Willie Hoyne, Margaret Murphy, Celia Donnelly, Morgan Rabbitte, Noel Burke, Kieran O'Keefe, Nora Speirs, Kieran Somers, Shelley Herterich-Quinn, David Rooney, John Burke, Patrick Kennedy-Lydon, Michael Donnellan, Robbie Fallon and Eamonn Brody. Photo: EIREFOTO.

New home for Athenry’s Agri Show

OVER its 130 year history, Athenry Agricultural Show has seen a few different venues such as The Rampart, The Back Lawn and more recently the grounds of Athenry Mart . . . but this...


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