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The Dail’s Regional Independent Group will meet the Ministers for Finance and Public Expenditure today to set out their wish-list for next months budget.   The group will be seeking a number of motions to be included in the upcoming budget including: free public transport for students, the 20% cut…

The fact that the National Broadband Plan is set to miss its revised target of 60,000 homes by the end of the year has been described as another major blow for rural Ireland.     The Government has confirmed that just 35,000 homes will be passed by the end of…

The Dáil last night passed the Climate Action Bill following a four hour debate.   In the end, TD’s voted the landmark legislation through by a large majority of 129 votes to 10.   All parties supported the bill, with opposition coming from a number of independents.   IFA framing…

Running order for this week’s Show:   Time 01.08:       Roscommon/East Galway TD Denis Naughten discusses the possible payback of up to €40m by farmers under the BEAM scheme.   Time 08.34:      How are marts faring out in 2021?  They are operation with the new restrictions.  Despite the challenges prices for…

On this week’s edition of Agri Week:   The Founder of Ireland’s future, reacts with fury to a recent article in ‘Irish Examiner” by Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan.   The article states that it is the intention of Government to plant 30% of the country and reduce the…