Walsh, Joe

Wednesday, 8 July 1992

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 422 No. 4

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Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Cork will receive payment of his cattle headage and equine grant for 1991.More Button

This person's application for grants under the 1991 cattle and equines headage schemes are being processed and will issue shortly.More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Cork will receive payment of his suckler cow grant under the small milk producers scheme.More Button

The person named is not the registered owner of the herd number quoted. The person who is, however, has been paid her grants under the 1991 suckler cow premium already and will be paid her grants und...More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Cork will receive payment of his suckler cow grant under the small milk producers scheme.More Button

This person's application for grants under the 1990 suckler cow premium scheme for small milk producers is being processed and will issue shortly. He did not apply for grants under the 1991 suckler co...More Button

Written Answers. - Community Milk Quota Scheme.

Was asked: if he will outline (a) the number of farmers who opted into the Community milk quota buy-up scheme under Council Regulation EEC No. 804/68 and Commission Regulation EEC No. 2349/91, (b) the volume of ...More Button

The number of farmers who have been accepted into the Community milk quota buy-up scheme came to 1,012. The volume of milk quota surrendered amounts to approximately 10.8 million gallons.More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Was asked: when a ewe premium will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny.More Button

The first, second and third instalments of the 1991 ewe premium and the 1991 sheep headage scheme grants have already been paid to the person named. The supplementary payment of £3.52 per ewe, payable...More Button

Was asked: if he will outline the up-to-date position in regard to payment of a grant in respect of a mare to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.More Button

The person named was paid his full 1991 equine headage grant in respect of one mare on 31 December 1991.More Button

Written Answers. - Sheep Farming.

Was asked: if he will outline the steps, if any, he intends to take to protect the income of sheep farmers; if he will seek (1) an amendment in the reduction in the ewe premium and (2) a restriction on the impor...More Button

In accordance with what I indicated during the Adjournment Debates in the Dail and Seanad on 24 June last, I raised the question of the lower ewe premium for 1992 resulting from its calculation for th...More Button

Written Answers. - Potato Production.

Was asked: if he will outline the steps, if any, which are being taken to ensure that an adequate supply of a suitable variety of potatoes are being produced for the manufacture of frozen chips and crisps in vie...More Button

The main variety used for the production of frozen chips and crisps is Record and adequate supplies of it are available. A new variety, Rooster, produced by Teagasc has recently become available. It...More Button

Written Answers. - Herd Number.

Was asked: the reason a person (details supplied) in County Cork is being refused a herd number.More Button

An application form for a herd number was forwarded to the person named in June, 1991 but was not returned to the local office. The person named had previously applied for a herd number in 1987 but w...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payment.

Was asked: if he will reconsider the decision to refuse to pay a beef premium to a person (details supplied) in County Cork.More Button

This person has been deemed ineligible for payment of grants under the 1991 special beef premium scheme because he listed on his application two animals on which premium had already been claimed and t...More Button

Written Answers. - Milk Quota Year.

Was asked: if he will have arrangements made to change the milk quota year to the calender year, which will encourage early calving, resulting in calves being free of disease, due to the lack of bacteria early i...More Button

The period of the quota year is set down in Community legislation. The milk quota review group which is representative of milk producers, milk processors. Teagasc and my Department, have however exam...More Button

Written Answers. - Cavan-Monaghan Co-operative.

Was asked: if he will give details of the restrictions, if any, on investments by Cavan-Monaghan co-operative set up under the terms of the Leader programme; whether investment in the development of pitch and pu...More Button

The successful Leader groups are subject to the following general restrictions in making investment decisions:— —they must respect EC and national policy constraints —they may not offer a higher rate ...More Button

Written Answers. - Farm Retirement Pensioners.

Was asked: if his attention has been drawn to the fact that farmers who took retirement pension under previous Government schemes fared very badly and would in fact be receiving the same or perhaps more money th...More Button

Farmers who availed of previous retirement schemes are not eligible for consideration under the new EC retirement scheme. However these farmers are entitled to apply to the Department of Social Welfa...More Button

Written Answers. - Milk Quotas.

Was asked: if he has made any arrangements to redress the situation that arose from the fact that over half of all the milk quotas surrendered in the more recent scheme came from the west, north-west and the nor...More Button

With a view to minimising the effects of the regional imbalance in the applications for the recent Community buy-up scheme, I have put a number of arrangements in place.More Button

Written Answers. - Land Commission Estates.

Was asked: if he will outline the number of former Land Commission estates, still undivided, in County Sligo and the acreage and location of each estate.More Button

The details requested by the Deputy are given in the following list. It is hoped to have these lands disposed of this year. Lands on Hand County Sligo.More Button

Was asked: if he will outline the number of former Land Commission estates, still undivided, in County Leitrim and location of each estate.More Button

The details requested by the Deputy are given in the following list. It is hoped to have these lands disposed of this year. Lands on Hand — County LeitrimMore Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Was asked: the reason for the delay in payment of the 1991 suckler cow premium and beef cow grant for a person (details supplied) in County Waterford in view of his reply to a parliamentary question on 13 May 19...More Button

The person named has been paid his 1991 cattle and equines headage and EC suckler cow premium schemes grants already.More Button

Written Answers. - Headage Payments.

Was asked: the reason headage payments were not made to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The person named has been paid his 1991 cattle and equines headage and EC suckler cow premium schemes grants already. He applied for 1991 special beef premium scheme grants on 15 animals. On 25 Octob...More Button

Was asked: the reason full headage payments were not made to a person (details supplied) in County Cavan as this person claims he applied for headage grants for 25 cows and 25 heifers; and if he will make a stat...More Button

The person named listed 26 dairy cows and 6 calves on his 1991 cattle and equines headage scheme application. He has already been paid on 10 dairy cows which is the maximum number on which any herdow...More Button


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