conacre


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conacre

an arrangement common in Ireland under which a farmer has the right to till land, sow crops on it and to harvest them. It usually lasts for eleven months but does not create the relationship of landlord and tenant.
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5) The scheme was administered by the Congested Districts Board, who used the conacre market.
The third phase in the struggle for land was the 'agrarian bolshevism' of the 1919-20 period for access to conacre land as survival.
Farm woodland in Ulster and the Republic attracts an annual government premium worth over pounds 100 per acre in the lowlands at a time when some conacre rents had halved to under pounds 60 per acre.
One of the biggest changes here is that the payments are not designed for landowners who let their land in conacre.
There has been a switch to part-time farming and conacre renting to others has been massive.
My fencing business is being contacted by part-time farmers and retired folk conacre letting their land.
This has also been the position of the European Commission and its auditors and, therefore, it is important that there is clarity in the EU regulations going forward, particularly in relation to land let in conacre.