It’s been confirmed that flood-hit farmers can now apply to the aid package announced by the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, last week.
The deadline for applications is Friday September 29th to facilitate a speedy process of requests.
Government Chief Whip and Donegal Minister Joe McHugh has been reassured that the application process has been simplified to bring about a quick turnaround:
Meanwhile, over 200 farmers attended a special flood meeting in Inishowen which was organised by the IFA last night.
The Donegal IFA Chairman Michael Chance says some concerns still remain surrounding the scheme: