Dairy Forum delivers €1,350 top up for farmers before Christmas - Creed
Fine Gael TD for Cork North West, Michael Creed has said that the Dairy Forum has led to the implementation by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney of a top up package of €1,350 for dairy farmers in Cork.
Good news for West Cork farmers as Government to take on EU Commission funding clawback - Harrington
Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington has said it is very good news that West Cork farmers will not have to contribute to the €67.6 million of funding that is being clawed back from Ireland by the EU Commission.
Seafood development programme will create jobs in West Cork fisheries - Harrington
Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington, has said that news of a greenlight for the Seafood Development Operational Programme is very welcome for fishing communities and will help to create jobs in West Cork.
€5 million for small businesses affected by flooding- Daly
Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has welcomed the announcement of €5 million in funding for small businesses with no insurance which were affected by the recent floods.
Fall of 36.5% in Meath Live Register as local economy strengthens - English
Fine Gael TD for Meath West, Damien English, has said that the steady reduction in the number of people signing on the Live Register in Meath is strengthening the growing local economy.
Basic Farm Payments of over €44M supporting farmers in Donegal
In Donegal, 7,837 farmers have received Basic Farm Payments so far in 2015, making up 95.17% of payments. In 2016, €1.2 billion in direct funding will be made available from the EU to fund the Basic Payment Scheme nationally.
John McGuinness’ provides more proof that a vote for Fianna Fáil could put Sinn Féin in government - English
It is now clearer than ever that a vote for Fianna Fáil could put Sinn Féin into government, according to Minister Damien English TD.
Urgent need to complete negotiations on the GP contract – Burke
“There is an urgent need to complete negotiations on the GP contract,” according to Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and the party’s Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke. Senator Burke was speaking after raising the matter in the Seanad with Minister of State in the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch.
O’Reilly welcomes Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton to Cavan
Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly, will tomorrow (Thursday) welcome the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton to The Errigal Hotel in Cootehill for an Action Plan for Jobs breakfast meeting.
Basic Farm Payments of almost €81m supporting farmers in Tipperary - Hayes
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Fine Gael TD for Tipperary, Tom Hayes, has said that Basic Farm Payments of almost €81 million paid so far in 2015, are supporting Tipperary farmers.