The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced the opening of a fourth, and final, Tranche of the Burren Programme for applications from interested farmers.
There are currently over 250 farmers in the the Scheme, with an anticipated 70 others accepted under the third tranche. Due to the ongoing interest in the Programme, an additional Tranche 4 has been announced. Contracts for all successful applicants will be for five years.
The application form is available here or call into the Burren Programme office in Carron to pick up a form. The closing date for applications is 6th July 2018. Completed applications must be received by close of business on Friday 6th July 2018 at Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine in Wexford, at this address:
Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine
Johnstown Castle Estate
Wexford, Y35 PN52
A scanned copy may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and a hard copy to follow as soon as possible.
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.