Nurturing sustainable futures: The EU Just Transition Fund in Ireland’s midlands
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In a bid to revitalise the midlands economy, Paddy Mathews, head of operations for Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands at Fáilte Ireland, sheds light on the transformative power of the EU Just Transition Fund
8 December 2023 News
Aurivo launches new farm solar initiative
The initiative aims to provide grant and financial advice to farmers, as well as providing a tool which farmers can use track energy usage on their phone.
6 December 2023 Buildings
200-year-old cottage preserved in Co Kerry
Patrick and Pauline’s 200-year-old cottage has been restored to its former glory without invasive works, thanks to the Heritage Council Ireland grant aid.
ICMSA slams planning requirement for farm roadways under TAMS
ICMSA deputy president Denis Drennan said the move was totally unnecessary and indicative of a scheme which he described as “shambolic from start to finish”.
28 November 2023 News
Just 14,500 lime payment claims submitted
The low uptake equates to only 35% of approvals and means that at best €8.5m of the €16m budget allocated will be utilised.
22 November 2023 News
Septic tank grants tricky to get
The Dealer sees that the grants for septic tanks have supposedly got easier to achieve, though they are still waiting on TAMS approval for the slatted tank.
22 November 2023 Dealer
IFI to provide over €1m in grants to water quality and habitat projects
The agency is accepting expressions of interest from habitat and water quality projects until mid-December.
15 November 2023 Climate and environment
New grant for septic tanks will ease ‘financial burden’ on households
From 1 January 2024, the grant available to repair, upgrade or replace septic tanks is to increase.
14 November 2023 News
Revenue rules out VAT reclaim for calf feeders
Revenue have said that VAT reclaim is only available on certain expenses incurred, such as construction of farm buildings, fencing, drainage, etc.
8 November 2023 News
Grants of up to €12,000 to repair or replace septic tanks
Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has announced a 140% increase in the maximum payment for septic tanks.
4 November 2023 News
€500,000 ring-fenced to repair thatched houses
The fund is part of a €9m package for 2024-built heritage schemes announced by Minister for Heritage Malcolm Noonan.
3 November 2023 Schemes
Teagasc operating surplus of €8.8m in 2022
Costs rose across all Teagasc expenditure types for 2022, apart from the Walsh scholarship programme and other grants.
11 October 2023 News