Murphy welcomes ANC payments

Fianna Fáil Senator Eugene Murphy has welcomed the fact that payments worth over €30 million have begun to be issued to more than 14,000 farmers throughout counties Roscommon and Galway under the 2020 Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) Scheme.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, recently announced payments worth €185 million nationally under the ANC scheme for over 86,000 farmers.

Senator Murphy said that a breakdown of the figures showed that payments totalling over €30.5 million have begun issuing to some 14,510 farmers in counties Roscommon and Galway under the ANC scheme.