Farmers granted nearly €700,000 in fodder aid scheme

Compensation made following flooding loss or damage to animal feed.

Sligo News File Online.

Hundreds of farmers were granted payments under the 2015/16 fodder aid scheme. The supports followed applications from stock owners where animal feeds were damaged or lost owing to flooding.

 

Some 330 applicants received a total of €666,469.70. Galway, with 83 applicants secured €164,387.50 of the overall allocation.

 

  Number of Applications received Not Valid under Fodder Aid Number of applications paid Amount Paid
Carlow       1           1           0 0.00
Cavan       4           0           4 5,575.00
Clare       22           3           19 46,938.00
Cork       14           4           10 16,250.00
Donegal       8           4           4 1,925.00
Dublin       0             0 0.00
Galway       96           13           83 164,387.50
Kerry       11           2           9 27,295.00
Kildare       0             0 0.00
Kilkenny       3           0           3 1,950.00
Laois       4           3           1 1,625.00
Leitrim       8           1           7 4,675.00
Limerick       3           2           1 750.00
Longford       13           1           12 23,865.00
Louth       0             0 0.00
Mayo       59           7           52 68,510.00
Meath       0             0 0.00
Monaghan       1           0           1 1,500.00
Offaly       25           2           23 36,855.00
Roscommon       65           9           56 120,760.00
Sligo       6           0           6 11,975.00
Tipperary       5           3           2 1,440.00
Waterford       5           2           3 12,119.20
Westmeath       37           3           34 118,075.00
Wexford       0             0 0.00
Wicklow       0             0 0.00
Totals       390           60           330 666,469.70