Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has called on the Department of Agriculture to fast-track the appeals process and release all outstanding payments to farmers.
Minister Canney said: “This year has been a particularly tough year for farmers with the beef and lamb sectors under severe financial pressure.
“It is imperative that the family farm is supported in these difficult times and that there should be no delay. The money is there to support farmers.
“Farmers plough their money back into their farms and it is spent locally so the local economy also benefits.
“We are in unchartered waters with Brexit so we need to ensure that all existing supports are delivered as quickly as possible.”

For more information, contact Minister Canney on 086-2513639
October 11 2019