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Prevent Flooding Before It Happens Says UFU

With the damage from the floods of last winter still apparent on many farms, the Ulster Farmers’ Union says it is hopeful the review of those events will recommend remedial action to limit future flooding. The UFU has contributed to the report being prepared for the Rivers Agency by Alan…

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Lough Neagh Eels Receives £400,000 From Invest NI And DARD

Lough Neagh Fishermen’s Co-operative in Toome is being assisted by Invest Northern Ireland and DARD through the European Fisheries Fund to invest over £400,000 and provide up to five new jobs in processing eels for export. The co-operative, which currently employs 16 people, has received assistance of £121,380 from both…

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Ní Chuilín Supports Pioneering Research On Trout Stocks

Inland Fisheries Minister Carál Ni Chuilín has announced funding for continuing research on trout stocks in Lough Neagh. The Lough Neagh fishery and its tributaries are important to the communities around the Lough shores. The sustainable management of fish stocks and their habitats are vital and DCAL has commissioned the…

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