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The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D. announced today that Ireland will notify the EU Commission of its intention to avail of a derogation for cereal farmers in relation to the crop diversification rules for 2023. This change will provide maximum flexibility for farmers regarding their planting decisions in the coming weeks and months.

Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, has said her Department will support householders affected by the severe flooding in Wexford.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Monday 15th August) announced almost €7.4 million in funding to support 175 community projects nationwide.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has today announced an additional €40 million for higher education institutions for the upcoming academic year.

Stakeholders are being invited to make submissions on a draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development 2030 (Plan).

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Friday, 12th August 2022) published the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Annual Report for 2021.

Jack Chambers T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport announced during his visit to the Galway Gaeltacht today 12 August that he has approved a 3-year grant worth up to €382,216 for the Connacht GAA Council to enable them to continue to administer the Gaelic Games Programme in the Galway and Tuar Mhic Éadaigh Gaeltacht.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today announced the opening of his Department’s Farm Sustainability Plan (FSP) portal.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Wednesday, 10th August) announced funding of almost €1 million to support and improve some 446 walking trails across the country.

The group of early-stage female entrepreneurs, who took part in the latest ACORNS programme, doubled their combined turnover to €3.1m in just six months.

 

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