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Over 142 million euro in CAP funds paid to local farmers last year

Jun 8, 2022 13:06 By Shannonside News
Over 142 million euro in CAP funds paid to local farmers last year Over 142 million euro in CAP funds paid to local farmers last year
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It's part of a national figure of 1.8 billion euro.

Farmers or farm organisations in the Shannonside region received shared a total of over €142million in CAP payments last year.

Details released by the Department of Agriculture reveal €1.8bn was issued to 129,000 farmers or companies last year

In Longford, over 2,500 farmers hared a total of just over €33million euro under the CAP.

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The biggest payment was made to Longford LCDC who received over €1.8million under the Leader Quality of life and Diversification.

In Leitrim, over 3,600 farmers shared a total of almost €43milion euro in payments, - including Leitrim LCDC which was paid €1.1million in Leader Quality of life and Diversification.

Carrick-on-Shannon based Animal health Ireland also received €460,000 under the Advisory Service, Farm Management & Relief heading.

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5,575 farmers in Roscommon shared in a total of just over €66million in CAP payments last year.

Two million euro was received by Roscommon LCDC in cap payments, under the same headings as its counterparts in Longford and Leitrim.

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