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  • Killeen Backs Introduction Of Dairy Market Supports


    The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Tony Killeen TD said this week backed the introduction of supports for the Irish dairy sector in order to restore confidence and put a floor under current market prices.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Mon Nov 10 2008)
  • Killeen Stresses Need For Origin Labelling For Poultry


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food said that the Government remained committed to the principle of country of origin labelling for poultry.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Tue Nov 04 2008)
  • Killeen Warns Against Importing Animals From Bluetongue Affected Regions


    Mr. Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has urged Clare farmers not to import animals from regions most recently affected by outbreaks of the bluetongue (BTV6) virus in cattle.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Mon Nov 03 2008)
  • Slurry And Livestock Manure Spreading Deadline In Clare Is Extended


    Clare farmers unable to spread slurry on their land due to the inclement weather conditions of the past few months have been handed a four-week extension of the deadline for the spreading of livestock manure.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Mon Nov 03 2008)
  • Irish Government Highlights Priorities Arising In The CAP Health Check

     

    Junior Agriculture Minister and Clare T.D., Mr. Tony Killeen said this week that the Government was making good progress on highlighting the main Irish priorities arising in the CAP Health Check with EU agriculture officials.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Tue Oct 28 2008)
  • Minister Killeen Comments On 2009 Spending To Support The Agri-Food Sector


    Junior Agriculture Minister and Clare T.D., Mr. Tony Killeen has stated that efforts to restore stability to the public finances would impact in the short term on expenditure on certain measures for the agriculture, fisheries and food sector.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Wed Oct 22 2008)
  • European Forest Week Is Launched

     

    Mr Tony Killeen TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food with responsibility for forestry, has welcomed the launch of ‘European Forest Week’, which runs from 20th October to 24th October 2008.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Mon Oct 20 2008)
  • Commencement Of Advance Payments To Clare Farmers


    The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Tony Killeen TD has welcomed the commencement of advance payments to Clare farmers under the 2008 Single Payments Scheme.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Wed Oct 15 2008)
  • Clare Farmers To Benefit From Extension Of Slurry Spreading Deadline


    Clare farmers unable to spread slurry on their land due to the poor weather conditions of recent months have been buoyed by the news that the slurry-spreading deadline has been extended until the end of October.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Mon Oct 13 2008)
  • Clare Farmers To Receive EUR15.2m In Payments


    Minister of State and Clare T.D., Mr. Tony Killeen this week confirmed that the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has commenced the payment of over EUR15M to Clare’s farmers, under the 2008 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme (DAS).


    Company: Dunphy Media Relations
    (Filed: Thu Sep 25 2008)
  • Deadline Reminder For Farm Waste Management Scheme Participants


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), has issued a reminder to farmers regarding the deadline for completion of work under the revised Farm Waste Management Scheme.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Thu Sep 25 2008)
  • Agreement Reached On Advance Payment Of 2008 Single Payment


    Minister of State, Mr. Tony Killeen has welcomed the agreement reached between the Irish Government and the EU Commission ensuring that provision is made for an advance payment of the 2008 Single Payment.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Wed Sep 24 2008)
  • Irish Government Committed To Long-Term Energy Security And Low Carbon Future


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), has reaffirmed the Irish Government’s commitment to securing both long-term energy security and a low carbon future.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Wed Sep 17 2008)
  • Minister Killeen Welcomes Significant Increase In Age Limit For BSE Testing


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), has welcomed the agreement of the EU Commissioner for Public Health, Androulla Vassiliou to a proposed increase in the minimum age for BSE testing.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Wed Sep 17 2008)
  • Burren Farmers Given Early Access To Upland Grazing Areas


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has confirmed that the Department of Agriculture has sanctioned a once off lifting of the restriction placed on REPS 2 and 3 farmers from grazing animals in upland areas of the Burren before October 1st.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Thu Sep 11 2008)
  • Killeen Reiterates Need For EU Sheep Sector Supports


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), Mr. Tony Killeen has stressed the importance of developing an EU-wide initiative to stimulate the sheep sector.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Mon Sep 08 2008)
  • Government Committed To Origin Labelling For Poultry


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), said that the Government remained committed to the principle of country of origin labelling for poultry, as well as for pigmeat and sheepmeat.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Wed Sep 03 2008)
  • Killeen Lauds Successful Farm Waste Management Scheme


    Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (with special responsibility for Fisheries and Forestry), has described the revised Farm Waste Management Scheme as a hugely successful programme for the Government and farmers alike.


    Company: Dunphy Public Relations
    (Filed: Wed Aug 27 2008)
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