Farming

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

23 02, 2021

South Galway (Gort Lowlands) Flood Relief Scheme Feasibility Study Report Published

By | February 23rd, 2021|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the publication of the South Galway (Gort Lowlands) Flood Relief Scheme Feasibility Report which has proven that a scheme to create flood relief is feasible and show a cost benefit. “The flooding in [...]

22 02, 2021

Calls for urgent intervention to offset losses on Irish Beef Industry

By | February 22nd, 2021|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am calling for urgent action by Government and specifically from Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue in the area of the beef Industry. 'Irish beef finishers are facing catastrophic losses in bringing their product to market [...]

14 01, 2021

Welcome continuation of TAMS for farmers.

By | January 14th, 2021|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture to facilitate the continuation of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) with Tranche 21 of the scheme to open on the 16th January and will close [...]

7 12, 2020

Welcome tax relief for farm safety equipment in the Budget 2021

By | December 7th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the introduction of acceleration of wear and tear tax allowances for farm safety equipment in the Finance Bill. The inclusion of this incentive will help farmers to write off the cost of the [...]

28 11, 2020

Long Term Impact Charge add thousands to costs of Group Water Schemes

By | November 28th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Long Term Impact Charge which is now a component of the road opening licence charge is driving the cost of laying water mains through the roof. The cost of the charge is €30 per [...]

24 11, 2020

Canney welcomes advance payments for Sheep Welfare Scheme

By | November 24th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney TD today welcomes the announcement that advance payments for year four of the Sheep Welfare Scheme are now underway. The scheme will see €14,7 million paid to over 18,200 farmers. ‘The advance payments [...]

19 11, 2020

Welcomed the payment of €46.6 million under the new Beef Finisher Payment Scheme

By | November 19th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome this payment as 1,854 Galway farmers benefited with an average payment of €1,177 which equates to almost €2 million “I welcome the supports to farmers at this time. The beef sector needs to [...]

26 10, 2020

Calls on Government to review restriction on Marts

By | October 26th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Minister for Agriculture and the Government to review the restrictions imposed on livestock marts. “As a result of the level 5 restrictions, marks are in crisis and cattle prices are [...]

18 10, 2020

Welcomes announcement of €56 million to Galway Farmers

By | October 18th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

“I welcome the announcement that advance payments under the Basic Payment Scheme, worth in excess of €56 million to Galway farmers, have commenced today. These payments are a vital support for farmers across the county [...]

28 09, 2020

Supports calls to develop the Wool Industry in Ireland

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

I have called on the Government to support the Wool Industry in Ireland. In Ireland the value of wool has dropped and is considered worthless at present. As a product wool is natural, it is [...]