24 Oct

Joe Carey Clare farmers

Clare farmers receive €30 million from Basic Payment Scheme

5,580 Clare farmers have received more than €30 million through advance payments of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed.

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 […]