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Amy Forde
Amy Forde

News correspondent



Amy Forde has been appointed as a News Correspondent with the Irish Farmers Journal. Amy previously worked as a journalist at Agriland for two years, where she covered a range of news topics. She has an Arts degree from NUI Galway as well as an MA in Journalism and Media Communications from Griffith College Dublin. Hailing from Co Galway, she is interested in all things sport and plays camogie with Good Counsel GAA club in Dublin.

Up to 50mm of rain forecast in parts
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for a number of counties, with up to 50mm of rain forecast.
By Amy Forde on 19 August 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: KT update and Skibbereen Mart
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 18 August 2017.
By Amy Forde on 18 August 2017
Over 2,000 KT farm improvement plans yet to be submitted
The deadline for completion and submission of data relating to the farm improvement plan and animal health measures is midnight 21 August under the KT Programme.
By Amy Forde on 18 August 2017
Six key payment dates farmers need to know about
The back-end of the year is when the majority of scheme payments begin to issue – here are six key dates for payment farmers need to know about.
By Amy Forde on 18 August 2017
Aurivo increases July milk price
Continued improved returns from dairy markets and record butter prices see Aurivo increase July milk price.
By Amy Forde on 18 August 2017
Dairygold increases milk price
Dairygold is the latest processor to set a July milk price, joining Glanbia, Kerry, Lakeland Dairies and Carbery in setting a price.
By Amy Forde on 17 August 2017
‘Next budget must include substantial funding for Bord Bia’
Despite the outcome of the Brexit referendum last year, the Government only allocated €2m in additional funding to Bord Bia in the 2017 budget, according to Fianna Fáil.
By Amy Forde on 17 August 2017
Weather sees some classes at Mohill Show moved
The rainfall in recent days across the west and northwest has seen a number of classes at this weekend’s Mohill Agricultural Show moved to a different venue.
By Amy Forde on 17 August 2017
Devil will be in the detail in Brexit negotiations - Creed
For the first time, there is a coherent voice from the UK cabinet on the fact that they’ve identified the need for a transitional arrangement post-Brexit, Minister Michael Creed has said.
By Amy Forde on 17 August 2017
Agri jobs: demand for dairy workers
The demand for dairy workers continues, with a range of farms across the country looking to hire.
By Amy Forde on 17 August 2017
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