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
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.
Latest NRN News
Minister Announces €150,000 in Upskilling Agri-Advisors in Organic Farming
Senator Pippa Hackett, Minister for Land Use and Biodiversity speaking at the ACA AGM announced further upskilling investment of €150,000 for Agricultural Advisors in organic farming. This is in addition to funds provided in 2022, where over 100 advisors to receive...
Virtual Info Sessions for LIFE 23 Calls – 25th & 26th April 2023
LIFE Programme The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. Created in 1992, it has co-financed thousands of projects. The LIFE programme 2021-2027 is managed by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment...
Minister McConalogue Announces Opening of €265m Suckler and Beef Support Schemes
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D. today announced the opening of two new support measures for the suckler and beef sectors: The €260m Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme (SCEP) under the CAP Strategic Plan (CSP) The €5m National...
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.
Latest NRN Blog Posts
Episode 7 the NRN’s EIP-AGRI Participating Farmer Vlog Series – Protecting Farmland Pollinators Project
The National Rural Network have recently released the 7th episode of our Video Blog (Vlog) series featuring farmers who are participating EIP-AGRI projects throughout Ireland. The latest Vlog features Anthony Mooney, a farmer who is involved in the Protecting Farmland...
The Munster Vales – An Innovative Approach to Rural Economic Development
‘A late summer trip in August 2021 to the Munster Vales was a welcome escape from the suburbs of Dublin after too many months of COVID-19 lockdown. It also gave me an opportunity to see first-hand how the Local Authorities of four adjacent counties have come...
RURALIZATION: The Opening of Rural Areas to Renew Rural Generations, Jobs and Farms
In this National Rural Network Farm Viability and Competitiveness guest blog, Dr Aisling Murtagh, RURALIZATION Postdoctoral Researcher in the Discipline of Geography’s Rural Studies Unit at NUI Galway and Dr Maura Farrell, Lecturer in the Discipline of Geography at...
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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.
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