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Pearl Mussel Project Farmer Information Meetings

The Pearl Mussel Project EIP have announced details of farmer information meetings to take place in each of the eight project river catchments during February. The information meetings will provide details on the results-based agri-environmental programme designed in...

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The Key Aspects of Collaborative Farming

In this guest blog, Paidi Kelly, Research Officer at Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, outlines the growing interest in collaborative farming arrangements in Ireland. He also outlines the key aspects to ensure...

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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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Project Ireland 2040 is the Government’s overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all.

The purpose of Project Ireland 2040 is to provide a comprehensive social, economic and cultural infrastructure for people in Ireland to flourish.

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