Farming

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

17 09, 2020

Approval given to fast track reform of forestry appeals system

By | September 17th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision of the Dáil Business Committee this morning to approve the fast tracking of the Agriculture Appeals (Amendment) Bill 2020 to deal with the horrendous backlog in appeals of forestry applications. “On [...]

31 08, 2020

Welcomes progress on South Galway / Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme Feasibility Report

By | August 31st, 2020|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the Draft Feasibility Report will be made available to the OPW and Galway County Council to-day (Monday 31/8/20) by the Consultants. Following a review of the report by both the [...]

20 08, 2020

Sean Canney urges farmers to apply for the €100 per head finisher payment for beef scheme.

By | August 20th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I encourage farmers to apply for the new €50 million Beef Finishers Payment Scheme. The reference period for applications is 1st February to 12th June 2020 for any eligible cattle slaughtered during this period. The [...]

18 08, 2020

Call for support package for sheep farmers

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

I have called on the Minister of Agriculture to put a support package in place for sheep farmers. Sheep farmers have received no support during the COVID-19 emergency. Sheep farmers need support with the closure [...]

10 08, 2020

Welcomes Beef Finisher Scheme

By | August 10th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the Beef Finisher Schemes which is a positive initiative for farmers at a crucial time. The Scheme is set to deliver at least €100 per animal slaughtered between 1st February and the 12th [...]

12 06, 2020

€50 MILLION SUPPORT FOR BEEF FARMERS

By | June 12th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome the new €50 million support package for beef farmers. The package announced today by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today is aimed at assisting beef finishers hit by [...]

11 05, 2020

BEEF AND SUCKLER APPLICATION DEADLINES

By | May 11th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The deadline to submit your 2020 Basic Payment Scheme and Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme - Suckler applications is Friday May 15 Read the step by step BPS application guide https://t.co/WQZeGrR4kZ Full details on - https://t.co/PvSUlmxMcu [...]

6 05, 2020

GORT LOWLANDS FLOOD RELIEF SCHEME

By | May 6th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Greater progress is needed in finalising the report on the Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme. The report on the feasibility study for the scheme was due to be published by the end of 2019 but [...]

18 04, 2020

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON CHARTERED FLIGHT OF SEASONAL WORKERS

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

The Government is aware that a chartered flight brought 190 people to Ireland this week for fruit picking work. The number of people travelling to Ireland has fallen by more than 95% since the start [...]

17 04, 2020

GLAS PAYMENTS BROUGHT FORWARD

By | April 17th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Payments for the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme - GLAS - are to be brought forward by a month to help with farm cashflows. This is a sensible move by the Department of Agriculture because farm [...]