McNamara secures extra time for Dáil agriculture debate

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara has received a commitment from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dáil Eireann that Wednesday'a scheduled discussion of the Agricultural and...

Farming for Nature Welcomes Clare Farmers to network

Caring for and maintaining the landscape while increasing the biodiversity on the farm are paramount to us, we really enjoy sharing this with our...

New regenerative farm looking ahead to busy 2023

Lúnasa Farm, a new Quin, Clare based regenerative farm currently in organic conversion, has now sold out their pasture-raised meats for Christmas. The new regenerative...

‘Regenerative Farming Experiment’ attracts national attention

The sunshine and, indeed, the people, were out in force at the ‘Hemp4Soil Farm Walk’ in Carrigaholt, Loop Head, at the weekend, as many...

Condition Orange – High Fire Risk warning

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued an Orange Forest Fire Warning arising from weather patterns and expected level of risk.
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Dooley welcomes farm family agri-environmental scheme

Clare Senator Timmy Dooley has welcomed the new €1.5bn Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) which will deliver significant long-term environmental improvement through a payment package to farmers. 

20% of farmland in Clare excluded from Fodder Scheme

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara has criticised the Government for excluding up to 20% of farmland in County Clare from the €55m Fodder Support Scheme.

Temporary changes to GLAS declined by Minister

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara has called on the Minister for Agriculture to allow temporary adjustments to the conditions of the GLAS scheme which would enable farmers with low-input permanent pasture and traditional hay meadows to cut more hay and silage.