Farm Buildings Grants

Why are farmers building without TAMS grant aid?

Why are farmers building without TAMS grant aid?

TAMS II first opened in June 2015 and is set to run until December 2020. This scheme is co-funded by...

March 27, 2018

Key dates to know if you applied to the Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme

Key dates to know if you applied to the Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme

The deadline for applications for the 2017 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme closes today at 5pm, with applications only accepted by...

November 18, 2016

TAMS II payments begin to issue to farmers

TAMS II payments begin to issue to farmers

Payments have started to issue to farmers who have submitted valid approved claims for work undertaken in TAMS II, the Department...

August 30, 2016

75% grant now available to refurbish old farm buildings

75% grant now available to refurbish old farm buildings

A new scheme to grant-aid the conservation of traditional farm buildings on GLAS farms, has been announced. The new scheme...

April 7, 2016

‘Steady stream of enquiries for farm building grants’

‘Steady stream of enquiries for farm building grants’

Teagasc is reporting a ‘steady stream’ of enquiries about new farm buildings grants under the TAMS II schemes. According to...

January 19, 2016

Here’s why more young farmers can’t access the 60% farm building grants

Here’s why more young farmers can’t access the 60% farm building grants

The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said again this week that he cannot extend the strict criteria for access to...

November 27, 2015

Thousands of farmers still waiting on TAMS 1 payments

Thousands of farmers still waiting on TAMS 1 payments

Applications for payment under the TAMS 1 schemes are being processed on an ongoing basis, according to the Department of...

November 27, 2015

Farmers still waiting on grant approvals as winter closes in

Farmers still waiting on grant approvals as winter closes in

Despite the Young Farmer Capital Investment Scheme closing to applications six weeks ago, the Department have yet to issue approvals...

November 6, 2015

Are you paying over the odds for building materials?

Are you paying over the odds for building materials?

Some farmers are paying over the odds for building materials, according to a recent IFA price survey. Its Inputs Project...

October 1, 2015

Department confirms extension to 60% young farmer grants deadline

Department confirms extension to 60% young farmer grants deadline

Eligible young farmers have been given another week to apply for the first tranche of the Young Farmer Capital Investment...

September 18, 2015

Two weeks left to apply for 60% young farmer grants

Two weeks left to apply for 60% young farmer grants

Eligible young farmers have less than two weeks left to apply for the first tranche of the Young Farmer Capital...

September 4, 2015

New animal housing, safety and slurry equipment grants open

New animal housing, safety and slurry equipment grants open

Two new TAMS II Schemes: the Animal Welfare, Safety and Nutrient Storage Scheme and the Low Emission Slurry Spreading Scheme...

July 23, 2015

Expanding dairy farmers drive interest in TAMS grants (cubicles, bulk tanks, parlours all popular)

Expanding dairy farmers drive interest in TAMS grants (cubicles, bulk tanks, parlours all popular)

Much of the interest in the new TAMS II farm building grants is coming from expanding dairy farmers, according to...

July 21, 2015

Details of young farmer grants announced (60% grants available)

Details of young farmer grants announced (60% grants available)

Details of the new grants for young farmers, which cover 60% of farm investment, have been announced. The young farmer...

May 14, 2015