NRN Case Studies

Entrepreneurial Young Trained Farmer Case Study

Karol Devaney, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo Supporting young farmers wishing to enter the agricultural sector ...
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/ Farm Viability Case Studies

Aerial Agri Tech – Purchase of Specialist Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Surveying Unit

Aerial Agri Tech is an innovative start up business established ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Community Hub Project – Sligo Centre for Independent Living

The Sligo Centre for Independent Living (SCIL) was set up ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Westport Beekeepers Association – Equipment Upgrade

The Westport Beekeepers Association was established in 2010 to provide ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

An Overview of Producer Organisations

What are Producer Organisations (POs)? Producer Organisations or POs can ...
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/ Farm Viability Case Studies

Musical Development & Rebranding of the Accora Orchestra

Castletown Accordion Orchestra was established in 1981 in Navan, Co ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

TAMS II Scheme Encouraging Multiple Efficiencies On Dairy Farm

In Ireland, there are over 18,000 Dairy farmers milking 1.5million ...
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/ Climate Change Case Studies

Curlew Conservation Programme

The natural world is suffering greatly, and Ireland has declared ...
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/ Biodiversity Case Studies

Organic Farming: A Family Farm

Organic Farming in Ireland Organic farming is a specialised system ...
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Blackcastle Farm Food Processing Unit

John and Ann Commins, suckler farmers from Two Mile Borris ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Meath River Rescue- Equipment Upgrade

Meath River Rescue Search and Recovery Service is a voluntary ...
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CO-FARM: Enhancing COoperation Amongst FARMing Entrepreneurs

The CO-FARM training app provides a training program aiming to ...
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Kylemore Farmhouse Cheese

Teresa Roche returned, after 15 years, to her home farm ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Biomass Supply Chain Upgrade – McCauley Wood Fuels

“Certified woodchip and firewood supply company based in County Leitrim” ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Curlew Conservation Programme

The natural world is suffering greatly, and Ireland has declared ...
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/ Biodiversity Case Studies

Organic Farming: A Family Farm

Organic Farming in Ireland Organic farming is a specialised system ...
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Preserving Ireland’s Agricultural Heritage

Ireland is blessed with a rich agricultural legacy that stretches ...
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Ireland’s GLAS Catch Crops

Fallow land is a term used to describe land which ...
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Ireland’s Hedgerows

Hedgerows are a valuable component of Ireland’s cultural and natural ...
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Ireland’s Rare Breeds

Farming began in Ireland around 4,000 BC with the domestication ...
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Organic Farming Scheme

The Organic Farming Scheme (OFS) is funded through the Rural ...
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/ Biodiversity Case Studies

GLAS Wild Bird Cover

The GLAS Scheme which is funded through the Rural Development ...
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/ Biodiversity Case Studies

GLAS Protection of Watercourses from Bovines

The GLAS Scheme which is funded through the Rural Development ...
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/ Biodiversity Case Studies

TAMS II Scheme Encouraging Multiple Efficiencies On Dairy Farm

In Ireland, there are over 18,000 Dairy farmers milking 1.5million ...
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/ Climate Change Case Studies

Organic Farming: A Family Farm

Organic Farming in Ireland Organic farming is a specialised system ...
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Low Emission Slurry Spreading in Co. Roscommon

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes (TAMS) were launched in May 2015 ...
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Ireland’s GLAS Catch Crops

Fallow land is a term used to describe land which ...
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Ireland’s Hedgerows

Hedgerows are a valuable component of Ireland’s cultural and natural ...
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Ireland’s Rare Breeds

Farming began in Ireland around 4,000 BC with the domestication ...
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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes (TAMS)

Low Emission Slurry Spreading The Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes were ...
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/ Climate Change Case Studies

Beef Data Genomics Programme

Good Practice Beef Data Genomics Programme Carbon Navigator ​The Beef ...
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/ Climate Change Case Studies

Aerial Agri Tech – Purchase of Specialist Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Surveying Unit

Aerial Agri Tech is an innovative start up business established ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Community Hub Project – Sligo Centre for Independent Living

The Sligo Centre for Independent Living (SCIL) was set up ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Westport Beekeepers Association – Equipment Upgrade

The Westport Beekeepers Association was established in 2010 to provide ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Musical Development & Rebranding of the Accora Orchestra

Castletown Accordion Orchestra was established in 1981 in Navan, Co ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Blackcastle Farm Food Processing Unit

John and Ann Commins, suckler farmers from Two Mile Borris ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Meath River Rescue- Equipment Upgrade

Meath River Rescue Search and Recovery Service is a voluntary ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Kylemore Farmhouse Cheese

Teresa Roche returned, after 15 years, to her home farm ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Biomass Supply Chain Upgrade – McCauley Wood Fuels

“Certified woodchip and firewood supply company based in County Leitrim” ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Purchase of Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Suit

The ‘No Barriers Foundation’ has made an Exoskeleton Bionic Rehabilitation ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

LEADER 2014-2020: Examples of Funded Projects Booklet

This booklet (see link below) showcases a range of LEADER ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

The Village Link Project

Good Practice in Cross Border Co-operation Fostering and developing active ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Renovation of Bredagh Old School As a Community Facility

Bredagh Old School Committee secured funding from LEADER to carry ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Smart Villages and Rural Towns in Ireland

Revitalising Rural Communities through Social and Digital Innovation Overview The EU ...
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Lands of Éogain Heritage Festival

Celebrating the Inishowen Peninsula’s heritage to build networks, raise awareness ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Coillte Sláintiúil

A small business providing services to protect and replace woodland ...
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/ LEADER Case Studies

Small Biogas Demonstration Programme (SBDP)

This project aims to stimulate the deployment of innovative on-farm small-scale biogas production by providing support and a capital contribution ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Protecting Farmland Pollinators

This project aims to develop a flexible mechanism that encourages all farmers to make their whole-farm more pollinator friendly in ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Allow Project – Duhallow Farming for Blue Dot Catchments

This project aims to restore the status of a high-status objective waterbody not meeting its objective in an agricultural catchment ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Biorefinery Glas – Small-scale Farmer-led Green Biorefineries

This project aims to improve the overall sustainability, value and resource efficiency of Ireland’s agriculture sector through diversification into the ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Mulkear EIP – Innovation, Technology & Knowledge Transfer for Farmer Led Enhancement of Water Quality, Instream Habitat and Riparian Management in the Mulkear Catchment

This project aims to deliver a catchment sensitive approach to farming in a catchment which is ‘At Risk’, by working ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

North Connemara Locally Led Agri-environmental Scheme

This project aims to ensure the long-term economic viability of hill farming in the Twelve Bens/Maumturks area through the development ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Farming Rathcroghan Project – Sustainable Farming in the Rathcroghan Archaeological Landscape

This project aims to improve the socio-economic circumstances of farming in Rathcroghan whilst also conserving and enhancing the internationally significant ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Cúlra Créafóige – Cultivation Renewal Programme

This project aims to stimulate the vitality and socio-economic renewal of Cloich Cheann Fhaola by supporting and restoring small-scale farming ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Inishowen Upland Farmers Project

This project aims to improve the economic sustainability of farming High Nature Value (HNV) land in Inishowen through the implementation ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Maximising Organic Production Systems (MOPS) – Maximising Organic Production through Integrated Cropping Systems

This project aims to optimize organic horticultural production in Ireland and improve continuity of short supply chains for the national ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

DANÚ Farming Group – Project Plan for a Biological Farming Transition Programme

This project aims to implement a transition programme to a biological farming system for a group of sixteen individuals who ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Sustainable Uplands Agri-environment Scheme (SUAS)

This project aims to address the complex agricultural, environmental and socioeconomic challenges associated with the management of commonages and farms in the ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Enable Conservation Tillage (ECT) – Wider Adoption of Sustainable Conservation Tillage Systems

This project aims to enable the adoption of conservation agriculture practices on Irish tillage farms, by providing farmers with the ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Blackstairs Farming Futures – Sustainable Farming Project in the Blackstairs Mountains

This project aims to develop a new revenue stream for commonage farmers in the Blackstairs Mountains for the delivery of ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

The Duncannon Blue Flag Farming and Communities Scheme

This project aims to contribute to the recovery and long-term retention of the Blue Flag status at Duncannon beach, Co ...
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/ EIP-AGRI Case Studies

Entrepreneurial Young Trained Farmer Case Study

Karol Devaney, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo Supporting young farmers wishing to enter the agricultural sector ...
Read More
/ Farm Viability Case Studies

An Overview of Producer Organisations

What are Producer Organisations (POs)? Producer Organisations or POs can ...
Read More
/ Farm Viability Case Studies

CO-FARM: Enhancing COoperation Amongst FARMing Entrepreneurs

The CO-FARM training app provides a training program aiming to ...
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National Rural Network Social Farming Case Study

Social Farming is relatively new in an Irish context and ...
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/ Farm Viability Case Studies

National Rural Network Farm Partnership Case Study

What are farm partnerships? Farming has had many changes over ...
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/ Farm Viability Case Studies

WaterMARKE Project

Water - Mitigating Agricultural impacts through Research and Knowledge Exchange ...
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A Farm with a Future

Kilbeggan Organic Foods is a successful family business run by ...
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Kilbeggan Organic Foods

Organic oats have been grown at Ballard Organic Farm for ...
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Young Trained Farmer Case Study

Supporting young farmers wishing to enter the agricultural sector or ...
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/ Farm Viability Case Studies

Glenkeen Sheep Farm

The project at Glen Keen (https://glenkeenfarm.com/) was inspired some years ...
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/ Farm Viability Case Studies

Diversifying the Family Farm: Coolanowle Country House and Organic Farm

Ireland’s Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 has allocated over €4 ...
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/ Farm Viability Case Studies

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