10th September 2014
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.