17 04, 2018

Get your community buzzing

By | April 17th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

It’s time for your community to apply for the Local Authority Pollinator Award as the closing date is May 23rd. The award aims to encourage Tidy Towns groups to implement pollinator-friendly actions in their local [...]

7 04, 2018

Fodder Support Scheme

By | April 7th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Department of Agriculture have put in place a Fodder support scheme for farmers. If you,as a farmer, need assistance please contact your local Teagasc office, IFA or any other farmers representative group. If you [...]

2 04, 2018

Funding for flood relief in Gurtymadden and Woodford

By | April 2nd, 2018|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area|0 Comments

I welcome the grant of €88,650 for flood relief works in two locations in Galway East by the Office of Public Works. €65,250 has been allocated for channel maintenance works and upgrading of pipework’s at [...]

30 03, 2018

Hen Harrier fieldworkers wanted

By | March 30th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Hen Harrier fieldworkers wanted The SHINE research project at UCC is investigating the impact of forest management practices on Hen Harriers in Ireland (https://www.ucc.ie/en/forestecology/research/shine). As part of this two-year research project, funded by the Department [...]

22 03, 2018

Importance of CAP underlined at IFA briefing

By | March 22nd, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I attended an IFA briefing in Dublin today where issues discussed included CAP reform, farm incomes and direct payments, rural development, young farmers and generational renewal and we also had a discussion on the need [...]

5 03, 2018

Water Safety for Lough Corrib Information Evening

By | March 5th, 2018|Blog, Education, Farming, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting|0 Comments

Thursday 8th March @ 7.30pm in Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover, Headford The event aims to inform all users of Lough Corrib and its surrounding shores of the steps they can take to be prepared for the [...]

6 02, 2018

TUAM LOCAL AREA PLAN

By | February 6th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Draft LAP 2018 Public Consultation

31 01, 2018

CAP 2020 Consultation

By | January 31st, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

A public consultation process on the future of the CAP post 2020 is now underway. The consultation process will be open for an eight week period from Friday 26th January to Friday 23rd March. As [...]

30 01, 2018

Announcement of a transport subsidy for fodder welcomed

By | January 30th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

The announcement of a transport subsidy by Minister Michael Creed will certainly be a relief for those with rapidly dwindling fodder supplies. ‘This is a long winter and farmers in Galway are particularly affected. Following [...]

29 01, 2018

Welcoming grant allocation to existing group water schemes in Galway

By | January 29th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, of the initial block grant allocation under Measure 2 Enhancement of existing group water schemes of the Rural Water Programme [...]