13 10 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has insisted that all of the funding of €624m allocated to RDP measures for 2018 in this week’s Budget must be used across the wide range of schemes, which play a vital role in supporting farm incomes.
21 07 2017
IFA National Rural Development Committee Chairman, Joe Brady has called for the Department of Agriculture to ensure the full utilisation of all EU and national funding in the Rural Development Programme (RDP) by making necessary changes to schemes and improving payments in the annual review to the EU Commission.
26 01 2017
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to allow payments worth up to €60m to more than 9,000 GLAS and 5,000 AEOS farmers to be made now and to resolve any issues at a later stage.
20 12 2016
Responding to Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed’s announcement of open call for locally-led initiatives in upland and other areas, IFA Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne said this scheme must deliver who are affected by designations on their land.