The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced the opening of Tranche 3 of the Burren Programme for applications from interested farmers.

Over 300 farmers were accepted into the Scheme under tranche 1 and tranche 2, doubling the number of participants in the previous scheme.  This is the third and final trancheso please apply now, if you are interested in being part of the Burren Programme.  Contracts for all successful applicants will be for five years commencing on 1 January 2017.

The application form is available  here and the closing date for applications is Friday, 17th November 2017. 

Please send completed applications to the address below:

Locally-Led Schemes, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Johnstown Castle Estate, Wexford, Y35 PN52.

Further information on the Burren Programme can be obtained from:

Burren Team office, Old School House, Carron, Telephone 065-7089000, or Locally Led Scheme Section, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Telephone 076 1064454.

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