30 April 2024

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Local councillor concerned expected Ash Dieback funding won’t include roadside ash

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Local councillor concerned expected Ash Dieback funding won’t include roadside ash

Loughrea area councillor Geraldine Donohue says she is ‘cautiously optimistic’ over funding to be approved for ash dieback.

The Agriculture Minister is bringing proposals to Cabinet for a 79-and-a-half million euro package – with farmers receiving 5 thousand euro per hectare.

Ash dieback is a fungal disease which was first recorded in trees here in 2012.

However, speaking to John Morley on Galway Talks, Independent Councillor Donohue outlines her concerns:

 

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