Joined-up thinking is needed to plug the gaps in flood relief

‘JOINED-UP thinking’ will be required to help resolved the ongoing flood problems that have brought misery to many parts of South and East Galway, according to IFA Flood Project Chairman, Tom Turley. ...

Ex-Green TD seeks to stop safety fence

JUST over a mile of fencing that was erected on commonage in West Connemara for safety reasons is now being vehemently opposed by a former Green Party TD. The users of...

Greenway farmers seeking a ‘fair deal’

A GALWAY IFA official has this week called for a more co-operative approach from the County Council to farmers and landowners affected by the Connemara Greenway project. In the Greenway project,...

First ever Co. Galway sale of Aubracs in Tuam on Monday

TUAM Mart will host a special sale of PB and commercial Aubrac cattle next Monday, April 7, at 1pm – this is the first ever sale of the breed in County Galway. ...

Murphy elected to IFA hot seat

ARDRAHAN’S Pat Murphy is the new Galway IFA Chairman – seeing off the challenge of Mullagh’s Noel Kelly at last Monday night’s AGM in Athenry. In what is understood to have...

A small slippage in Galway land prices over 2013

LAND prices in Galway slipped by nearly 5% from 2012 to 2013 with an average price per acre of just €6,800 recorded for last year, according to the Irish Farmers Journal latest land price...


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