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Department to Run Series of In-person Public Meetings and Farmer Clinics for New CAP Schemes

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has announced a series of in-person Public Meetings and Farmer Clinics to assist farmers in making their applications online for the Basic Income Support for Sustainability (BISS) and other area-based schemes and the Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme (SCEP).

The Sign Post Webinar Series

In association with our industry partners, we are pointing the way to a low emissions agriculture through informative webinars.

These one-hour webinars will focus on key topics to provide and equip agri-professionals with a better understanding of current research to meet the needs of clients.

Join us on Friday, March 31st from 09:30-10:30am

Guest Speaker(s): JJ Lenihan, Building Officer, Teagasc

Topic: Biomethane – An Opportunity for Ireland / Questions & Answers

Webinar Series
EIP-AGRI Conference Report

EIP-AGRI National Conference 2022

On the 28th of November 2022, the National Rural Network (NRN) hosted an EIP-AGRI National Conference on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM). A detailed report was subsequently produced by the NRN documenting the key messages emerging from the event.

30th Anniversary of the LEADER Programme

Taking a look back at the LEADER programme, including the various ways the NRN has engaged with it.

LEADER Programme

EIP-AGRI: Ireland’s Operational Groups 2019 Booklet

The National Rural Network team at NUI Galway have designed and produced a booklet entitled ‘EIP-AGRI: Ireland’s Operational Groups 2019’ to highlight and promote the 23 Irish EIP-AGRI Operational Groups selected by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

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The National Rural Network (NRN)

The National Rural Network (NRN) is a component of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 (RDP) led by Irish Rural Link in partnership with The Wheel, NUI Galway and Philip Farrelly & Co.

The overall aim of the NRN is to build and sustain a membership-based network that maximises the beneficial outcomes of the Rural Development Programme.​ 

NRN Case Studies

Visit our library of case-studies from across our NRN themes.

NRN Partners & Funders

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Tel: 090 6482744
Email: info@nationalruralnetwork.ie



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