Farming

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

1 04, 2020

INFORMATION LINE FOR FARMERS

By | April 1st, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Minister Creed today confirmed the opening of a new information line to assist farmers with their queries in relation to current #COVID-19 restrictions. Tel: 076 1064468

31 03, 2020

GUIDANCE ON MARTS

By | March 31st, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

From this morning's Government briefing by Elizabeth Canavan, Assistant Secretary General, Department of the Taoiseach As per restrictions put in place early last week, all marts must be cancelled and normal mart auction activity cannot [...]

28 03, 2020

FARMING FOR NATURE AMBASSADOR AWARDS

By | March 28th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Need to think about something positive? Why not nominate a farmer for the Farming For Nature Ambassador Awards and share their inspiring story with others. The Farming for Nature Awards 2020 nomination process closes on [...]

17 03, 2020

MEAT FACTORIES MUST STOP COVID-19 PROFITEERING

By | March 17th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I fully support the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers' Association in accusing meat factories of profiteering during the global health crisis. It makes absolutely no sense for lamb prices to be cut by up to [...]

14 03, 2020

GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL MOVES TO PROTECT FLOODED SOUTH GALWAY HOMES

By | March 14th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that Galway County Council is to carry out minor channel works to reduce the risk of flooding to homes at Cahermore, Kinvara. After monitoring flood levels in the area, the council [...]

12 03, 2020

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT MARCH 12

By | March 12th, 2020|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Dail Visits, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Newsletter, O P W, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

Full Statement by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar On measures to tackle Covid-19 Washington, 12 March 2020 Good morning, I need to speak to you about Coronavirus and Covid19. For the past few weeks, the Government [...]

5 03, 2020

MEETING INHFA

By | March 5th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I met with Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association in Dublin today. The INHFA works for disadvantaged farmers. Their key issues are CAP, livestock, land designations and rural communities.

28 02, 2020

SUPPORT SCHEMES FOR FLOOD VICTIMS

By | February 28th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government has announced two Government schemes to support people and businesses affected by flooding. The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) has activated the Humanitarian Assistance scheme for householders, while the Minister [...]

28 02, 2020

TREE TAPPING IN LONGFORD

By | February 28th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I visited Derraghan Woods, Co. Longford to inspect one of Bord na Mona's new enterprises. Tapping birch trees for their liquid is popular in Finland and the Baltic states because of the range of health [...]

25 02, 2020

GORT FLOODING

By | February 25th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I visited various locations at Gort Lowlands today to see the flooding at first hand. The video shows the force of water at Cloon Gort. I met with Galway County Council officials to get an [...]