The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), published its CAP Beneficiaries database for 2019 last Friday (May 29th).
A list, containing details of the top ten direct payment recipients, can be found here.
The highest payment of €226,440.71 went to O’Sheas Farm Unlimited, Co. Kilkenny, while Godolphin Ireland UC, Co. Kildare received €216,768.03.
Branganstown Farms LTD, Co. Louth received the third-highest amount of €214,578.25, while Frank and Theresa Joyce, Co. Meath followed at €211,649.22.
In fifth place was Park Farms Partnership, Co. Carlow at €207,984.30, while Cyril Goode, Co. Wicklow received €207,013.47.
€206,150.22 was paid to William Aherne, Synone Dairy Farm, Co. Tipperary, while Louis A Mcauley (1976) Ltd, Co. Meath was the recipient of €195,596.65
Paul Carr, Co. Donegal received €195,310.42, while Patrick Reynolds, Co. Meath was tenth on the list at €194,892.57.
The following is a list of the highest direct payments for the province of Connacht:
- Mayo – Michael Cawe - €96,543.02;
- Galway – VG Land Holdings LTD - €171,324.15;
- Sligo – Corkamore Dairies LTD - €94,619.52;
- Leitrim – Padraig McGuinness - €113,570.92;
- Roscommon – Scartown Farms - €93,052.96.