Farming

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

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 [...]

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 [...]