LIFE Virtual Information Day 2020

The European Commission’s Virtual Information Day on the 2020 LIFE ...
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New BRIDE Project Booklet Features the NRN’s EIP-AGRI Infographic

The BRIDE (Biodiversity Regeneration in a Dairying Environment) Project have ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Smart Farming Seminar Taking Place Online

The Smart Farming Programme, run by the Environmental Protection Agency ...
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Meath River Rescue LEADER Project featured in Changing Ireland Magazine

A LEADER funded project with the Meath River Rescue Service ...
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/ LEADER News

Small Biogas Demonstration Programme (SBDP) Press Release

The EIP-AGRI Service Point have produced a new press release ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Farming for Nature Award 2020 Nominees

Nominees for this year's National Farming for Nature Awards, sponsored ...
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/ Farm Viability News

McGillycuddy Reeks Project Spring Newsletter

The McGillycuddy Reeks Project EIP-AGRI Operational Group have recently published ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

The Sign Post Series | Technical Training Event (Webinars)

The National Rural Network in association with Teagasc ConnectED, Dairy ...
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Creed Announces Early Commencement of GLAS Balancing Payments Worth €26m to Farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., ...
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Latest Newsletter from EIP-AGRI Service Point

The latest edition of the Newsletter on Agriculture and Innovation ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Helpful New Smart Rural Project Infographic

The Smart Rural Project (https://www.smartrural21.eu/) have produced an informative infographic ...
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/ LEADER News

2020 Call for Proposals for the EU’s LIFE Programme

The 2020 call for proposals for the EU’s LIFE programme ...
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LEADER Programme Update

Activity in the LEADER programme has continued to increase as ...
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/ LEADER News

NPWS: Farm Plan Scheme

Farming plays a key role in the establishment, maintenance, and ...
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/ Biodiversity News

National Tree Week 2020 | “Healthy Trees Healthy Planet”

Coillte is again partnering with the Tree Council of Ireland ...
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2020 Basic Payment Scheme Opens for Applications

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today advised ...
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New EU Projects Launched to Restore Ireland’s Blanket Bogs and Protect Water Quality

The European Commission Representation in Ireland is pleased to announce ...
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NRN Researcher Features On RTÉ’s Ear to the Ground

Dr Shane Conway, Researcher in the Discipline of Geography's Rural ...
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RDS Spring Awards

The RDS Spring Awards are a rare occasion in which farmers across ...
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World Wetlands Day 2nd February

‘Wetland Biodiversity: Why it matters’ is the theme of this ...
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Rural Inspiration Awards 2020 Now Open!

The 2020 Rural Inspirations Awards are now open for entries ...
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2020 GLAS Traditional Farm Building Grant is Now OPEN

An annual grants scheme for the conservation and repair of ...
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Co. Kilkenny Farmer Named 2019 Biodiversity Farmer of the Year

Alan Doyle, a drystock farmer from Gowran, Co. Kilkenny, was ...
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/ Biodiversity News

Minister Creed Announces €15m Advance Payments Under Year 3 of the Sheep Welfare Scheme

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, ...
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National Rural Network Biodiversity Farmer of the Year 2019 Award

Ireland has a vast array of native fauna and flora ...
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/ Biodiversity News

Creed Kicks Off Consultation on Future Agri-Food Strategy in Aviva Stadium

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed ...
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Extension to Closing Date for Nitrates Derogation Applications 2020

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, ...
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COVID-19 Response from the National Rural Network

The National Rural Network is carefully monitoring the escalating situation ...
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Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme (SUCKLERS) Opens for Applications Today

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today informed ...
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/ Climate Change News

National Tree Week 2020 | “Healthy Trees Healthy Planet”

Coillte is again partnering with the Tree Council of Ireland ...
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2020 Basic Payment Scheme Opens for Applications

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today advised ...
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New EU Projects Launched to Restore Ireland’s Blanket Bogs and Protect Water Quality

The European Commission Representation in Ireland is pleased to announce ...
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NRN Researcher Features On RTÉ’s Ear to the Ground

Dr Shane Conway, Researcher in the Discipline of Geography's Rural ...
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RDS Spring Awards

The RDS Spring Awards are a rare occasion in which farmers across ...
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Exemption to Crop Diversification Requirements 2020

The tillage sector is an extremely important part of Irish ...
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World Wetlands Day 2nd February

‘Wetland Biodiversity: Why it matters’ is the theme of this ...
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Rural Inspiration Awards 2020 Now Open!

The 2020 Rural Inspirations Awards are now open for entries ...
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Department Announces the Opening of Year 4 of the Sheep Welfare Scheme

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced today ...
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2020 GLAS Traditional Farm Building Grant is Now OPEN

An annual grants scheme for the conservation and repair of ...
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Agri-professionals gather in Navan for Climate Change Training Event

Agri-professionals from across Ireland gathered at the Ardboyne Hotel in ...
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/ Climate Change News

LEADER Delivering for County Monaghan

LEADER funding provides both community groups and private enterprise with ...
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/ LEADER News

Rural Inspiration Awards 2020 Now Open!

The 2020 Rural Inspirations Awards are now open for entries ...
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New National Rural Network LEADER Newsletter Now Online

The NRN produce a number of LEADER newsletters every year, ...
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/ LEADER News

Upcoming Rural Tourism Conference-Communities building Sustainable Destinations

While agriculture remains the dominant activity in rural areas, rural ...
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/ Farm Viability News, LEADER News

Cavan LEADER Regional Tour Guide Programme Public Information Event

If you have an interest in local heritage, the natural ...
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/ LEADER News

LEADER Funding Call in Louth

Louth Leader Partnership on behalf of Louth Local Community Development ...
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/ LEADER News

NRN Featured in Latest Issue of Rural Connections Magazine

The NRN’s Dr. Shane Conway, Dr. Maura Farrell and Dr ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News, LEADER News

Polish NRN Launch interactive map of Local Action Groups in Poland

The map presents 324 LAGs located in 16 regions (voivodeships) ...
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/ LEADER News

KLP Blue Town Broadband Service Roadshow

Tired of Paying Too Much for Inadequate Broadband? KLP has ...
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/ LEADER News

Unlocking Rural Potential Workshop – 27th May 2019

Maynooth University Social Science Institute, the Moore Institute at NUI ...
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Rural Inspiration Awards 2020 Now Open!

The 2020 Rural Inspirations Awards are now open for entries ...
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New NRN EIP-AGRI Guest Blog Booklet Published

A key objective of the National Rural Network (NRN) is ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

‘Ag fás le chéile – Gaeltacht EIP-AGRI Groups Work Together

Caomhnú Árann, an EIP-AGRI project on the Aran Islands were ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Irish National Rural Network Embraces AKIS

The Irish National Rural Network (NRN) have stepped up their ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Irish Language EIP-AGRI Operational Groups Booklet Launched at the Burren Winterage School 2019

An Irish language version of a booklet highlighting and promoting ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Generational Renewal in Agriculture Publication

Globally the policy mantra about the survival, continuity and future ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Suas Project Open Day Event a Huge Success

The organisers of the inaugural SUAS Project (Sustainable Uplands Agri-environment ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

Duhallow Farming for Blue Dot Catchments Launch

IRD Duhallow is launching its new ElP-Agri project ‘Duhallow Farming ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

NRN Featured in Latest Issue of Rural Connections Magazine

The NRN’s Dr. Shane Conway, Dr. Maura Farrell and Dr ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News, LEADER News

June 2019 EIP-AGRI Newsletter

The June 2019 edition of the European Innovation Partnership for ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

NRN Takes Part in EIP-AGRI Operational Groups Discussion On RTE Radio

The role of EIP-AGRI Operational Groups in protecting biodiversity and ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News

COVID-19 Response from the National Rural Network

The National Rural Network is carefully monitoring the escalating situation ...
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NRN Researcher Talks Social Farming on Ocean FM

Dr. Teresa Hooks, Research and Development Officer with the NRN, ...
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/ Farm Viability News

Upcoming Seminar on Starting a Food Business

As part of Enterprise week, running from March 2nd to ...
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/ Farm Viability News, LEADER News

Generational Renewal Research Featured in ARC2020 Publication

European agriculture is populated by an older generation of farmers ...
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/ EIP-AGRI News, Farm Viability News

NRN Researcher Features On RTÉ’s Ear to the Ground

Dr Shane Conway, Researcher in the Discipline of Geography's Rural ...
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RDS Spring Awards

The RDS Spring Awards are a rare occasion in which farmers across ...
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Exemption to Crop Diversification Requirements 2020

The tillage sector is an extremely important part of Irish ...
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Rural Inspiration Awards 2020 Now Open!

The 2020 Rural Inspirations Awards are now open for entries ...
Read More

Department Announces the Opening of Year 4 of the Sheep Welfare Scheme

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced today ...
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Minister Creed Announces €15m Advance Payments Under Year 3 of the Sheep Welfare Scheme

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, ...
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Creed Kicks Off Consultation on Future Agri-Food Strategy in Aviva Stadium

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed ...
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