Teagasc, the semi-state agricultural research and education body, receives a combined direct payment of over €500,000 across its farms, making it one of the largest recipients in Ireland.

For the 2019 financial year, which accounts for direct payments made in 2018, Teagasc received payments for 11 farms ranging between €11,894 for its organic herd in Galway and €108,521 for Teagasc Grange.