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Patrick Donohoe
Patrick Donohoe

News editor

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Patrick is news editor of the Irish Farmers Journal having joined in May 2013. He previously worked in the public relations sector for over six years. Patrick worked as a contributor with the Irish Examiner farming supplement covering a broad range of agricultural issues. A member of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists of Ireland, Patrick runs a suckler farm in Longford.

€54m of Bank of Ireland cheap loans drawn down
Some 82% of all Bank of Ireland loans under the 2.95% low interest rate loan scheme have now been drawn down, the bank has confirmed.
By Patrick Donohoe on 19 June 2017
Dairygold increases May milk price
The board of Dairygold has decided to increase the price of milk supplied in May at Monday’s board meeting.
By Patrick Donohoe on 19 June 2017
Food standards must be maintained post-Brexit
A comprehensive and wide-ranging report into how Irish business need to adapt after the UK leaves the EU has been published by the employers’ group, IBEC.
By Patrick Donohoe on 19 June 2017
Aurivo increases May milk price
The board of Aurivo co-op met on Friday and set a price for milk supplied in May.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 June 2017
A team from South Korea are in Ireland with hopes growing that Irish beef could soon be sold in the lucrative market.
By Patrick Donohoe on 15 June 2017
Farmers need to connect with the general public in order to showcase their value to the economy and the wider society, a campaigning sheep farmer has claimed.
By Patrick Donohoe on 14 June 2017
A delegation of officials from South Korea is currently in Ireland looking to approve Irish beef plants for export.
By Patrick Donohoe on 13 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: stolen farm gear and sunny spells
In the news today, 12 June: a man has been released on bail relating to the theft of farm machinery, the weather is looking typically Irish and a big tractor debate.
By Patrick Donohoe on 13 June 2017
Weekly weather: signs of settled conditions returning
After a couple of weeks of silage between the showers, a return to more settled conditions is on the cards.
By Patrick Donohoe on 11 June 2017
How Brexit pans out in regard to trade, farm support and regulation could change dramatically depending on who makes up the government, with a softer Brexit more likely.
By Patrick Donohoe on 09 June 2017
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