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Department Announce Farmer’s Clinics and Public Consultation Meetings to Assist with Basic Income Support and Sustainability (BISS)

Mar 20, 2023 | Biodiversity News, Climate Change News

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine have announced a set of dates for public consultation and farmer’s clinics.  These meetings will help to assist farmers with their on-line applications for BISS and other schemes recently opened. 

The BISS Farmer clinics will involve one-to-one support and take place during the daytime and some lead into a public meeting that evening.

The BISS Public Meetings will take place from 8-10pm and involve presentations from Department officials followed by an opportunity for questions from the audience. 10 Public Meetings are scheduled (see full list below).

The BISS Farmer Clinics will take place from 10am-4pm (Farmer Clinic only) or 12 noon – 7pm (with Public Meeting to start at 8pm). The Farmer Clinics will involve one-to-one support to assist farmers to submit their BISS application. 19 Farmer Clinics are scheduled (see full list below).

Date Type Location Venue
27/03/2023 Clinic 10-4 Adare Woodlands House Hotel
28/03/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Trim Trim Castle
29/03/2023 Clinic 10-4 Monaghan Four Seasons Hotel
30/03/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Donegal Town Central Hotel Donegal Town
03/04/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Ennistymon Falls Hotel
04/04/2023 Clinic 10-4 Oranmore Oranmore Lodge Hotel
05/04/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Westport Knockranny House Hotel
13/04/2023 Clinic 12-7 Drumshanbo DAFM
13/04/2023 Public meeting 8-10 Carrick-on-Shannon The Landmark


18/04/2023 Clinic 10-4 Skibbereen West Cork Hotel
19/04/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Dunmanway Parkway Hotel
20/04/2023 Clinic 10-4 Kenmare Mart
21/04/2023 Clinic 10-4 Cavan Department office
24/04/2023 Public meeting 8-10 Portlaoise Midlands Park
25/04/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Clonmel Talbot Hotel
26/04/2023 Clinic 10-4 Athlone Athlone Springs Hotel
2/05/2023 Clinic 10-4 Carndonagh Mart
3/05/2023 Clinic 10-4 Baltinglass Mart
4/05/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Enniscorthy Riverside Park Hotel
9/05/2023 Clinic 12-7

Public meeting 8-10

Tralee The Rose Hotel
10/05/2023 Clinic 10-4 Ballina Great National Hotel


Details of all scheduled meetings can be found here: gov.ie – Department announces details of in-person public meetings and farmer clinics for new CAP schemes (www.gov.ie)

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