Council refuse planning to farmer who wanted shed for vintage tractors

A PART-BUILT shed for the storage of five vintage tractors and other agricultural equipment was refused planning permission by Galway County Council but it is now the subject of an appeal to An Bord...

Tensions prompt a ‘time out’ as IFA awaits new leader

THE Galway IFA AGM, that will select the next county chairman for the coming four years, will not now be held until the end of March, following tensions that have emerged over recent weeks....

Call for Department to clarify crux on entitlements

CALLS have been made this week from Galway farm leaders for the Dept. of Agriculture to ‘spell out clearly’ what the situation will be over the coming years in relation to the leasing of...

Gardai called in to South Galway flooding disaster

The Gardai have now been contacted over the dangerous posed to the farming community because of the major flooding crisis in South Galway. The force have been asked to use their...

Eight years on and Kenneth and Jenny’s organic farm continues to grow

A County Galway farming business, Green Earth Organics, was announced the winner of the top prize of €10,000 cash in the St. Columba’s Credit Union Ltd. (SCCUL) Enterprise Awards recently. Established...

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,...

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