15. 10. 2014

Review group needed on hen harrier issue

The need for a review group to be established to review the environmental restrictions on hen harrier SPA areas was highlighted this week by East Galway TD Paul Connaughton. Deputy Connaughton was one of four Fine Gael TDs that met […]

20. 12. 2011

Farmers’ Frustration with AEOS

Deputy Paul Connaughton, speaking in the Dáil recently, raised the issue of the delayed AEOS payments with Agriculture Minister, Simon Coveney T.D. during a debate on topical issues. Deputy Connaughton said that delays in relation to AEOS payments were causing […]

20. 12. 2011

Advance SFP payments welcome

Almost 10,000 farmers in County Galway have now received their advance Single Farm Payment, with over €33 million having been paid to date to farmers in the county, according to Paul Connaughton T.D. “The advance payment of over €33.8 million […]