Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal.

Donegal
Joined October 2010
Delighted to be in Belview with @LeoVaradkar and @martinheydonfg for turning the sod on the really exciting @GlanbiaIreland, Glanbia Coop and @RoyalAware for the Kilkenny Cheese Ltd continental cheese plant This is a huge day for Glanbia farm families as well as wider economy.
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Great to be in Cavan this afternoon at the @LakelandDairies Milk Quality Awards. Our farm families producing high quality milk is the foundation our world class, multi billion euro dairy sector. #BackingRuralIreland
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
We all know that we have no time to lose in tackling the climate & biodiversity crises. This week I welcomed the new flagship scheme #ACRES, which will take a landscape level approach & incorporate a results-based payment system. @agriculture_ie @McConalogue @martinheydonfg
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Opening the hugely important Building One Health Action under INAP2 this morning. The health of animals and humans is inextricably linked. In particular, we must step up efforts in tackling antimicrobial resistance for the health of humans as much as animals.
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
One of the good days today- After many years of delay- Tanaiste @LeoVaradkar & Minister @McConalogue turned the sod on the €200m @GlanbiaConnect Kilkenny Cheese plant which is a key part of our industry’s Brexit diversification program. ☘️🐮
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
It was a really positive morning at Bellview Co.Kilkenny with Tanáiste @LeoVaradkar & Min @McConalogue as the sod was turned on the much anticipated new continental cheese factory by @GlanbiaIreland and @RoyalAware. A great boost for farm families & the wider rural economy
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That's a wrap for the official sod turning ceremony for the Glanbia Coop and @RoyalAware Kilkenny Cheese Ltd continental cheese plant. This will be a great project with tangible benefits for farm families and the rural economy. Great to be with @LeoVaradkar and @martinheydonfg
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar, and Agriculture Minister, Charlie McConalogue arrive at Belview for sod-turning on €200m Glanbia cheese plant. #WLRNews #Waterford
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Delighted to be in Belview with @LeoVaradkar and @martinheydonfg for turning the sod on the really exciting @GlanbiaIreland, Glanbia Coop and @RoyalAware for the Kilkenny Cheese Ltd continental cheese plant This is a huge day for Glanbia farm families as well as wider economy.
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
A pleasure to launch the new flagship scheme ACRES with Taoiseach @MichealMartinTD, @McConalogue & @martinheydonfg. After much engagement across government & stakeholders, it’s great to see such an ambitious agri-environment scheme. Read more here: tinyurl.com/2u8pbte5 #ACRES
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
New Agri Environment scheme ACERS launched today by Minister @McConalogue with grants up to €10,500. Good for environment, climate, farm families & biodiversity. €1 in €3 paid out is from Carbon Tax. Largest funded agri enviro scheme @SouthernStarIRL @Corkman_ie @C103Cork
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
"The new Agri Climate Rural Environment Scheme or ACRES for short, represents a €1.5 billion investment. ACRES will be an exciting & farmer friendly scheme that will help address biodiversity decline while delivering income support for up to 50,000 farm families." @McConalogue
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
Good to see Minister @McConalogue launching this new €1.5bn agri-environment scheme (ACRES) to support 50,000 Irish farm families. This scheme can deliver really positive results for climate, biodiversity and water quality in our country.
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Today, along with Taoiseach @MichealMartinTD and my colleagues @pippa_hackett and @martinheydonfg, I announced details of our new €1.5bn flagship agri environ scheme #ACRES This is a really exciting scheme that will support farm families to drive more biodiversity improvements.
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
Delighted to join @McConalogue to announce new €1.5bn #ACRES scheme which will support 50,000 farm families. Single biggest agri-environment investment ever will help deliver important climate, biodiversity and water quality gains. @pippa_hackett @martinheydonfg
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This morning I'm chairing the Agri Food sector discussion at the National Economic Dialogue #NED22. A very important forum to work with stakeholders from farm, fishing and environmental sectors to examine our challenges as well as opportunities.
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Almost €300,000 in funding to 1⃣9⃣ local agri-food tourism projects has been announced today by Minister @McConalogue.🫘🥘🦞 📒See full list of successful agri-food initiatives from all over Ireland: gov.ie/en/press-release/b0f1…
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
Delighted to join Taoiseach Micheál Martin today at the announcement of 280 new jobs with RelateCare in Tralee. This is a great development for Tralee and Co. Kerry, and builds on ongoing investment in employment and enterprise in the county. @MichealMartinTD
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
Delighted to join @RelateCare today to announce 280 new jobs in Tralee. This expansion is big vote of confidence in the breadth of talent in Kerry and Ireland, and the strength of the regional economy. Wish everyone every at the firm every success in the years to come. @Entirl
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Charlie McConalogue retweeted
Local food and tourism are intrinsically linked, so it’s great to see a €300,000 funding announcement for agri-tourism projects across the country from @McConalogue. Check out the news here: tinyurl.com/56e6cbm9 #LocalFood #Tourism #Farming
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Great to be in Monaghan on my #BackingRuralIreland tour to announce €300,000 in funding for 19 Agri-Food Tourism protects from across the country I place a huge importance on agri-tourism in rural areas, it's a sector I have backed as Minister and will continue to do so.
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