Harkin calls for special measures to address drop in Donegal farmer payments

first_img Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Twitter Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – June 8, 2012 Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today center_img Harkin calls for special measures to address drop in Donegal farmer payments North West MEP Marian Harkin says special measures must be taken to address discrepancies between payments to farmers in Donegal compared to other areas of the country.Figures published by the Department of Agriculture show that since 2008, payments per farmer in Donegal has reduced by an average of €1,186 resulting in a total loss of €10.8 million to the county in that period.The figures show the average payment to farmers in Kilkenny was €21,373, while in Donegal, it was €9,847.She says the case for special measures for the more disadvantaged areas is very strong. Previous articleSoccer – Shay Takes Part In Full Irish Training SessionNext articlePSNI launches new initiative against paramilitary attacks News Highland WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Newsx Adverts NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebooklast_img

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