The IFA Guide to Schemes Targeting Low Income Farmers


Message from IFA President

Message from Chairman, IFA National Rural Development Committee

Social Welfare (Small Holders Assistance)

Non-contributory Old Age Pension

Contributory Old Age Pension

Unemployment Benefit

Widows/Widowers Contributory Pension

Widows/Widowers Non-Contributory Pension

Family Income Support

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

Medical Cards

Educational Grants

EU Early Retirement Scheme


Acquiring Additional Quota
- Milk quota
- Suckler cow quota
- Ewe premium quota

Income Tax Exemption

Premia and Disadvantaged Area Headage Payments


IFA Actions to Tackle Low Farm Incomes