13 June 2024

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Farmers with lower payments in West to benefit from €15m CAP boost

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Farmers with lower payments in West to benefit from €15m CAP boost

Farmers in the West of Ireland with lower CAP payments are to benefit from a €15m boost over the next few years.

Analysis the Basic Income Support for Sustainability shows that money is set to flow from 15 counties in the south and east to 9 counties, mainly in the West.

It’s as a result of the current CAP, and will see an extra €1.7m for Galway, with the likes of Mayo, Kerry and Donegal benefitting slightly more.

Darren Carty Sheep & Schemes Editor with the Farmer’s Journal spoke to Sarah Slevin about the impact it will have on Galway farmers.

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