Funding boost for Burren Food Trail
THE Burren Food Trail is among 19 agri-food tourism projects that will share a funding package of almost €300,000 from this year’s Rural Innovation and Development Fund. Confirming the allocation of €10,780 to the Burren Eco Tourism Network, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said that the Government’s ten-year strategy for the agriculture sector, ‘Food Vision […]
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.
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 […]