Farming

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

4 09, 2019

HAVE YOUR SAY ON RURAL IRELAND

By | September 4th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

It's time to have your say on the future of Rural Ireland. I am encouraging everyone to take part in a survey on Rural Ireland as part of a consultation process to develop a whole-of-Government [...]

30 08, 2019

KINVARA FLOOD RELIEF APPLICATION TO PROGRESS

By | August 30th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

Help could be on its way for properties at risk of flooding along the quay at Kinvara. I have received confirmation from Galway County Council that it is to begin the survey and costing of [...]

22 08, 2019

BE ALERT TO RAGWORT

By | August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Ragwort is poisonous to livestock and needs to be handled with care, particularly as the recent humid weather has led to a proliferation of the weed along roadsides. Farmers have to be especially vigilant because [...]

22 08, 2019

PROGRESS AT BEEF TALKS

By | August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome progress that has been made in talks between farmers and Meat Industry Ireland aimed at resolving the dispute over beef prices. The parties agreed to a document that commits to a [...]

9 08, 2019

TIME TO MAKE SUBMISSIONS ON DOG CONTROL

By | August 9th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Dogs make great companions and pets and can greatly enrich our lives. But some dogs, either through nature or bad nurture, can be a risk to both humans and livestock. That is why my Department, [...]

30 07, 2019

Details announced of €100 million scheme to support beef farmers

By | July 30th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Details of a €100 million scheme to help Ireland's 75,000 beef farmers have been announced by the Government. The scheme has been set up to help offset the downturn in the beef industry as Brexit [...]

2 07, 2019

CALL TO OPPOSE EU BEEF TRADE PROPOSALS

By | July 2nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I am calling for Ireland to oppose the European Union's proposed trade agreement with a bloc of South American countries because of its negative consequences for the Irish beef industry. The so-called Mercosur proposals for [...]

20 05, 2019

GONE FISHIN

By | May 20th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

There are a lot of people fishing for votes this week but I started the week concentrating on pursuing the aquatic kind. As part of my ministerial responsibility for Inland Fisheries Ireland, I had a [...]

16 05, 2019

MY STATEMENT ON €50 MILLION EU AID FOR BEEF FARMERS

By | May 16th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has strongly welcomed news that the European Commission has agreed an exceptional aid fund for Irish beef farmers. The fund is to compensate farmers for [...]

11 05, 2019

ONE TO ONE FARM CLINICS

By | May 11th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I visited the One to One Farm Clinic at the Ard Ri House Hotel in Tuam today. The clinic is organised by the Department of Agriculture and offers farmers assistance in filling out their application [...]