Deputy McHugh calls for review of last year’s decision to means test Farm…

first_imgNews 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today By News Highland – June 20, 2013 Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh has called for a review of last year’s decision to means test Farm Assist.Speaking in the Dail, Deputy McHugh said that changes in Budget 2013 to the Farm Assist scheme have put pressure on many farmers with small holdings.The Donegal North East Deputy cited the example of one single-income Donegal farmer with two children whose Farm Assistance payment was cut from by €200 per week.This, he said, will lead smaller farmers to leave the industry…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/joe.mp3[/podcast] Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Deputy McHugh calls for review of last year’s decision to means test Farm Assistcenter_img Previous articleNorth’s Transport Minister says A5 funding should be redeployedNext articleDecision not to sell off harvesting rights welcome – Senator Harte News Highland Facebook Google+ Twitter Pinterest Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny WhatsApp NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more


David Byrne Documentary To Debut At Tribeca Film Festival

first_imgThe selections for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival were just announced, catching the eye of film lovers everywhere. For us music aficionados, one entry certainly stood out: “Contemporary Color.” The documentary covers David Byrne’s unique event that paired color guard teams with popular artists like St. Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Ad-Rock and more.Conceived by Byrne, the unique event took place last summer at NYC’s Barclays Center, and is the prime focus of the new film. Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross, you can watch a teaser of the event below:Best of luck Mr. Byrne![H/T NYTimes]last_img read more