"Paltry" Shannon Callows Compensation Not Enough - Save Our Shannon Organisation

Affected Farmers can claim €325 per hectare from a scheme worth €800k.

A new scheme to support farmers affected by flooding along the Shannon Callows 'isn't enough,' according to a midlands campaign group.

The €800,000 scheme will allocate €325 per hectare to farmers impacted by flooding along the River Shannon over the summer.

However, the Save Our Shannon Organisation, which held a number of protests in Offaly this year, says it's disappointed by a cap of 15 hectares for the support.

Its Chairperson, Michael Silke, says they would like to see investment in infrastructure to prevent flooding:

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