Farming

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

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 [...]

1 05, 2019

PEATLANDS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SCHEME LAUNCHED

By | May 1st, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

PEATLANDS COMMUNITY I very much welcome the launch of the 2019 Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme by my colleague, the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan TD. The Scheme aims to encourage local [...]

25 04, 2019

NEW INITIATIVE IN THE BATTLE AGAINST RURAL CRIME

By | April 25th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events|0 Comments

NEW INITIATIVE IN THE BATTLE AGAINST RURAL CRIME I was in Airfield Estate in Dublin recently to launch a great new initiative in the battle against rural crime. Homeowners, farmers and businesses can now use [...]

15 04, 2019

ELECTRICS EELS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

By | April 15th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Inland Fisheries Ireland I had the pleasure of being joined by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton for the launch of Inland Fisheries Ireland's new electric vehicles. [...]

8 04, 2019

AN TAISCE HAS OVERSTEPPED THE MARK ON MEAT AND DAIRY

By | April 8th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

AN TAISCE HAS OVERSTEPPED THE MARK An Taisce has overstepped the mark in encouraging schoolchildren to reduce their meat and dairy intake. Overall, I welcome the Green Schools' initiative launched last week but the lesson [...]

14 03, 2019

Business All-Star Awards by the All-Ireland Business Foundation

By | March 14th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Business All-Star Awards by the All-Ireland Business Foundation Many congratulations to St Jarlath’s Credit Union for being honoured at the All Ireland Business All Star awards: St Jarlath’s was formally awarded a Business All-Star and [...]

12 03, 2019

Irish Exporters Association

By | March 12th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Irish Exporters Association I attended a meeting of the Irish Exporters Association in the Masonite Facility in Carrick on Shannon this afternoon. A great discussion on the development of infrastructure along the Atlantic Economic Corridor.