farmers

30 Oct

Joe Carey and Michael Creed

Low interest loans helping Clare farmers reduce debt

MORE than a hundred Clare farmers have availed of low interest loans from the Strategic Banking Corporation to pay down more expensive forms of short-term debt. Responding to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey, Agriculture Minister Michael Creed confirmed that the average amount borrowed was €32.704 at an interest rate of 2.95 per cent and  […]

26 Jul

Joe Carey farming

Major boost for beef farmers

US Government approval of the unique, high quality of Irish beef is great news for Clare beef farmers, according to local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the proposal to advertise the unique qualities of Irish beef in the United States. This decision will accelerate its activities […]

20 Sep

Joe Carey Clare farmers

More than €9 million in special payments to Clare farmers

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that 4,036 farmers throughout the county will receive average payments of €2,325 under the 2016 Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme. “More than €9,385,000 is due to be paid to Clare farmers from this Wednesday (September 21) and Minister Michael Creed has assured me that the Department […]

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