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Galway farmers to receive €56 million under 2020 Basic Payment Scheme

Farmers in Galway are to receive over €56 million under the 2020 Basic Payment Scheme.The scheme announced by Minister of Agriculture Charlie McConalogue last...

Farmers stabbed in the back with TB risk letters – Fitzmaurice

The government risks doing "untold damage" to farmers by issuing TB Herd History Risk Statements and Report letters a Galway TD has claimed.Indepented TD...

Public warned about receiving weird, unsolicited parcels of seeds in the post

People have been urged to contact the Department of Agriculture if they receive unsolicited parcels of seeds in the post.This comes after the Department...

“Planning debacle” puts farmers at risk of losing TAMS funding – Fitzmaurice

Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has warned that unfair delays in the planning process are putting farmers at risk of losing much needed TAMS funding.The...

Two Galway seafood companies awarded over €10k funding

Two Galway aquaculture projects have been awarded €10,598 in funding out of a national pot of €1.3 million allocated to 15 seafood projects nationwide.Derrylea...

€50 million support package for beef farmers welcomed

A €50 million support package for beef farmers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis announced this week has been welcomed as good news for a...

€50k boost for Galway-based agri-food tourism projects

Two Galway-based agri-food tourism projects have been allocated €25,000 each in an announcement by the Department of Agriculture. The funding will go to Athenry's BIA...
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Galway City Council adopts €102 million 2021 budget

Galway City Council has agreed on a budget of €102.5 million for the city for the year of 2021, an increase of €2.8 million...

Country farmhouse is a dream restoration project

When picking a family home to settle down in long term, some of the most sought after features in a house are lots of...

Common house spiders more dangerous than believed

Spider bites are quite rare. But researchers at NUI Galway have found that common house spiders and false widow spiders are perhaps more dangerous...

Gary Boylan signs for Galway United

Galway United have signed 24-year-old Gary Boylan after a year playing Gaelic football with Belmullet.The defender came through Sligo Rovers' academy system and spent...