Farming

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

27 10, 2019

Rural Water Conference in Athlone

By | October 27th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Here is a recent article, which featured my address at the Rural Water Conference in Athlone. I thought you might like to read it.

24 10, 2019

FUNDING BOOST FOR EAST GALWAY SHOWS

By | October 24th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seven Galway East agricultural shows are set to benefit from a €600,000 fund from the Department of Rural and Community Development.

22 10, 2019

Sean Canney calls on farmers to join producer organisations

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

Seán Canney TD has called on farmers to join producer organisations, so that control of beef and sheep prices is brought back to farmers rather than leaving it to processors. The Minister for Rural Affairs [...]

7 10, 2019

IFA MEETING

By | October 7th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I had a very useful meeting with the Galway County IFA Executive in Tuam this morning at the Constituency Office.

1 10, 2019

KILTIERNAN FLOOD RELIEF SCHEME NEARING COMPLETION

By | October 1st, 2019|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

The Kiltiernan to Ballinderreen Flood Relief Scheme is nearly finished. The project was first brought forward following severe flooding at Kiltiernan National School in 2009 and 2016.

22 09, 2019

MAJOR ATHENRY FOOD INNOVATION PROJECT READY TO PROCEED

By | September 22nd, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Athenry's multi-million euro BIA Innovator campus is ready to move towards construction with the signing of the lease on the land for Teagasc to allow the project to proceed. I have received confirmation of the [...]

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 [...]