In the second of our two-part interview series with the Fine Gael leadership contestants, Leo Varadkar talks to Amy Forde about rural Ireland, climate change and Brexit.
By Amy Forde on 01 June 2017
At the final Fine Gael leadership hustings in Cork on Sunday night, Simon Coveney said he would appoint Green party leader Eamon Ryan as climate change minister while Leo Varadkar was more cautious.
By Thomas Hubert on 29 May 2017
Leo Varadkar seems poised to succeed Enda Kenny, but Simon Coveney is right to ensure the contest runs its course.
By The Dealer on 25 May 2017
In the first part of our two-part interview series with the Fine Gael leadership contestants, Simon Coveney laid out his credentials to lead Ireland to Pat O'Toole.
By Pat O'Toole on 25 May 2017
The two contenders for Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach have published their policy priorities, with hints of what they would do for farmers.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
Wouldn’t it be great to send Tadhg Furlong , Cian Healy and Sean O’Brien out to find the gormless weeds who called them all sorts of names after the defeat to Wales?
By Damien O'Reilly on 16 March 2017
25,000 Fine Gael members will have a pivotal role in the selection of the next Fine Gael leader, and by extension the Taoiseach, with 25% of the vote.
By The Dealer on 02 March 2017
The news that Ireland had the third-highest volume of applications for the €150m voluntary milk supply reduction scheme made the Dealer wonder how much has changed between March and September 2016.
By The Dealer on 28 September 2016
Acting Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said he has received "informal approval" from the European Commission for the inclusion of tillage farmers and sheep fencing in TAMS II.
By Odile Evans on 05 May 2016
Over a dozen candidates have been linked with the farming ministry - and it might not be any of them.
By The Dealer on 05 May 2016
A direct aid package payment will be issued in the coming week to all Irish pig farmers with a minimum level of supply of 200 pigs slaughtered in 2015.
By Áine Hennessy on 21 April 2016