Callows farmers want 'freedom from flooding and freedom to farm'
Rachel Donovan
High waters on the Callows (Rivers Shannon, Suck, Brosna and Little Brosna) from July last year meant that farmers suffered the loss of thousands of bales of silage. and hay as well as grazing ground.
16 January 2024 News
Shannon Callows farmers voice concerns over scheme exclusion
It is estimated that 230 farmers were paid support payments for loss of fodder last year. However, there are nearer 500 farmers affected by the floods, a meeting in Shannonbridge heard on Monday.
3 January 2024 Opinion
The role hedgerows, trees and scrub can play in the battle to combat flooding
Dr Alan Moore of Hedgerows Ireland looks at what measures farmers can deploy to combat flooding.