Wednesday January 29, 2020

Funding for agricultural shows cut

The vast majority of agricultural shows have been allocated less money for their show in 2019 than in the previous year

26th May, 2019

The funding made available to agricultural shows in 2019 to alleviate financial difficulties due to adverse weather conditions has decreased by more than €200,000 from last year. Financial support of just €600,000 was made available to the more than 100 agricultural shows across the country this year.

Last year, a total of €812,000 was provided by the Department of Rural and Community Development to agricultural shows. The funding for 2019’s agricultural shows has already been allocated. This...

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