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Minister Outlines Further Details of Information Meetings for Commonage Farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Simon Coveney, TD, has outlined further details of the planned information meetings for commonage farmers to be hosted by his Department at a number of venues across the country.

Minister Coveney said “I believe that a lot of progress has been made and the forthcoming series of meetings will help to reassure Commonage farmers and provide the clarity they have been seeking”.

The purpose of the meetings is to provide information on future requirements under the Basic Payment Scheme under Pillar I and the GLAS scheme under Pillar II of the CAP.  The dates and venues are as follows:

 30 September :             Westport, Co. Mayo                   Knockranny House Hotel

30 September:               Kenmare, Co. Kerry.                   Kenmare Bay Hotel

01 October:                    Maam Cross, Co. Galway           Peacocke’s Hotel

02 October:                    Ardara, Co. Donegal                  Nesbitt Arms Hotel

02 October                     Glendalough, Co. Wicklow         Glendalough Hotel

Further details, including commencement times, will be notified by public advertisement next week.


View this Press Release as a PDF: DAFMPR 131/2014 (pdf 111Kb) 

Date Released: 10 September 2014