Farming

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

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 [...]

6 06, 2018

Sean Canney concerned at the dramatic drop in Spring Lamb prices at factories

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

I have been contacted by many lamb producers who have experienced a dramatic drop in the price of lamb at factories. Prices have dropped from €7.10/kilo to €5.50 per kilo. This represents a drop of [...]

4 05, 2018

Statement from Seán Canney TD – 4th May 2018

By | May 4th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have today informed my Independent Alliance colleagues that I am leaving the group. I wish the Independent Alliance all the best in the future. I confirm that I will continue to support the Government [...]

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 [...]