IFA seeks deadline extension for Shannon Callows fodder scheme
Noel Bardon
The deadline to apply for flooding supports was on Monday night, but the IFA maintains that an extension is needed.
22 November 2023 Letters
Letter re compensation to farmers following flooding
"Flooding – The government is dithering on help. Their excuse, we can’t breech EU State aid rules." – Judy Bryant, Co. Offaly
19 November 2023 News
This week in photos: beetroot crop save, flooding and mart action
Check out our top farming photos from around the country this week, as recent bad weather and flooding leaves some farmers with hard choices.
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15 November 2023 Viewpoints
In pictures: 60 strangers save farmer's beetroot crop
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13 November 2023 News
Strong gusts expected with arrival of storm Debi
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12 November 2023 News
Wind and rain warnings in place for four counties
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9 November 2023 News
Supports for frequent flooding on Shannon Callows 'not sustainable'
There remains a need for urgent supports for farmers impacting by flooding along the Shannon this year, the minister also said.
8 November 2023 News
Strike action overtaken by local flooding events
The week-long NIPSA strike got some media attention, but interest soon moved on to other things
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Schemes and finance: Flood relief, equine breeding and renewable subsidies
Irish funding is being allocated to Shannon Callows farmers and for equine projects, while the EU Commission has approved major funding for renewables in Czechia and Finland.
8 November 2023 Schemes
Farmer fears as Lough Funshinagh floodwaters rise
Councillor Laurence Fallon and local farmer Padraig Beattie talk about the current situation they are faced with on the ground in south Roscommon.
8 November 2023 News
IFA wants more management of River Shannon’s water levels
The IFA welcomed supports allocated to farmers hit with summer flooding in the Shannon Callows, but called for urgency in these funds’ deployment.
8 November 2023 News