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NRN Announces Biodiversity Competition Winners

The National Rural Network is delighted to announce the two winning photographs for our 2019 Biodiversity Photo Competition “Protecting Habitats, Preserving our Future”.

Duhallow Farming for Blue Dot Catchments Launch

IRD Duhallow is launching its new ElP-Agri project ‘Duhallow Farming for Blue Dot Catchments’ at 11.00 am on Tuesday 20th August 2019 at IRD Duhallow, James O'Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork. Special guest for the Project Launch is Ella McSweeney from RTE's Ear...

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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) 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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