Farming

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

21 01, 2020

BUILDING BEGINS ON ATHENRY BIA INNOVATOR

By | January 21st, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Building is under way on Athenry's multi-million euro BIA Innovator food science campus. I visited the site this week and I was delighted to see that construction has begun. The BIA Innovator is a huge [...]

16 01, 2020

SHEEP WELFARE SCHEME

By | January 16th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The fourth year of the Sheep Welfare Scheme will commence on February 1 2020. Existing participants in the scheme will be automatically enrolled and will not need to take any action should they wish to [...]

12 01, 2020

€68,000 FOR CLOONDINE GROUP WATER SCHEME

By | January 12th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to have received confirmation from Galway County Council that €68,000 has been allocated to the Cloondine Group Water Scheme for ancillary works related to the scheme's amalgamation with the Ballyaneen Rakerin Group [...]

2 01, 2020

TB HARDSHIP GRANT MUST BE AVAILABLE TO LOW-INCOME PART-TIME FARMERS

By | January 2nd, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Farmers in the west of Ireland, who have to supplement their farm income with an off-farm job, must be able to access the Hardship Grant in the event that their herd is restricted as a [...]

31 12, 2019

Happy New Year 2020

By | December 31st, 2019|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, O P W, Portumna Area, Press Releases, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I wish everyone a peaceful, prosperous and healthy New Year. I look forward to working with you all in 2020. My constituency office will re-open on the 6th Jan. Please feel free to contact me [...]

4 12, 2019

BOOST FOR HYMANY WAY WALKING TRAIL

By | December 4th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Great news that the Hymany Way walking trail has been included in the national Walks Scheme.

21 11, 2019

OUGHTERARD TROUT HATCHERY

By | November 21st, 2019|Blog, Farming, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I recently visited Oughterard Trout Hatchery to see the great work that is being done by the angling club there.

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 [...]