Farming

Farming related posts and information articles by Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

14 02, 2019

Visit To Bord Na Mona

By | February 14th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Visit To Bord Na Mona I greatly enjoyed my visit to Bord na Mona at Mount Lucas, County Offaly, this week to inspect its new projects in aquaculture and herbs, part of our strategic ambition [...]

13 02, 2019

Irish Farmers’ Association Meeting

By | February 13th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Irish Farmers' Association Meeting I met with representatives of the Irish Farmers' Association in Dublin this morning to discuss the beef industry. There are some very serious issues facing the industry and I will be [...]

23 01, 2019

Farm Buildings Grants

By | January 23rd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Farm Buildings Grants The 2019 GLAS traditional farm buildings grant scheme is now open for applications. Application form and terms and conditions can be downloaded here: http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/projects/traditional-farm-buildings-grant-scheme The deadline for receipt of completed applications (hard [...]

18 12, 2018

New regime on beef trimming

By | December 18th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

New regime on beef trimming Beef factories must provide proper compensation to farmers whose beef carcasses were excessively trimmed, resulting in Department of Agriculture fines over the last number of years. Minister Creed has confirmed [...]

10 10, 2018

Canney welcomes funding for Flood Relief Schemes in Galway

By | October 10th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W|0 Comments

Canney welcomes funding for Flood Relief Schemes in Galway I welcome the allocation of €58,500 for two Minor Works Schemes for Galway. ‘I have received confirmation from the OPW that they are to allocate funding [...]

3 10, 2018

Tyre Collection

By | October 3rd, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Tyre Collection Farmers please note that any stock pile of tyres you have will be collected from Athenry Mart on Saturday the 13th October. Please bring any tyres you may have on your farm to [...]

26 09, 2018

Sean Canney concerned over Beef prices

By | September 26th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Sean Canney concerned over Beef prices I have raised concerns over continuing low beef prices with both IFA and Minister Michael Creed during meetings in Dublin this week. On Tuesday, I met with the Agriculture [...]

14 09, 2018

Canney Welcomes Collection Plans for Removing Stock Piles of Farm Tyres

By | September 14th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney Welcomes Collection Plans for Removing Stock Piles of Farm Tyres I welcome the fact that Minister Denis Naughten is making €700,000 available to remove stock piles of tyres from farms. The collection point for [...]

8 08, 2018

Supporting Agri Investment

By | August 8th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

SCBI Supporting Agri Investment Since its establishment at the end of 2017 the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SCBI) has provided 11,567 loans totalling €330 million to the agriculture sector. €185 million of this money [...]

26 07, 2018

Call for changes to Farm Inspection regime

By | July 26th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Call for changes to Farm Inspection regime I have written to the Minister for Agriculture Mr. Michael Creed requesting a change to the Departments inspection regime for single farm payments. Presently once an inspection takes [...]