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Simon Coveney

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
The Government is inviting comments from the public on future plans for the management of Ireland's water bodies, including agri-environmental aspects.
By Thomas Hubert on 02 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
Families share contrasting views on the nursing home support scheme, while we await the Government's conclusions from the Fair Deal review that ended last September.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 February 2017
Coveney calls for Ireland to receive funding to help cope with the challenges posed by the UK’s exit from the EU.
By Pat O'Toole on 02 February 2017
Ireland 2040, the blueprint for the future infrastructure development, is the National Planning Framework for the next quarter century.
By Pat O'Toole on 02 February 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
The veterinary delegation arrives on Monday to meet Department and visit farms.
By Paul Mooney on 05 May 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
The Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, has announced a new scheme to grant-aid the conservation of traditional farm buildings on GLAS farms.
By Odile Evans on 07 April 2016
The rollout of general training to all BDGP participants begins this month, providing farmers with information on the scheme requirements at farm level and on genomics and breeding selection.
By Áine Hennessy on 16 March 2016
A meeting of the Dairy Forum will take place next Wednesday 9 March to discuss the ongoing difficulty in international dairy markets.
By Áine Hennessy on 02 March 2016
Outgoing Minister of Agriculture Simon Coveney was re-elected in his constituency of Cork south central on the second day of counting in general election 2016.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 01 March 2016
While it may be the most urban constituency outside Dublin, the presence of the outgoing Minister means Cork South Central is of interest to farmers.
By Pat O'Toole on 25 February 2016
The Schemes and Services 2014-2020 booklet provides details of the various payment schemes administered by the Department, as well as useful information in relation to services available to farmers.
By Áine Hennessy on 19 February 2016
The Department of Agriculture will soon be issuing two calls for tender in 2016 under the CEDRA rural innovation and development fund. These will be the first supports launched from the 2016 fund.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 19 February 2016
The Irish Farmers Journal will host a general election special of Around the Editor's Table this Thursday.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 February 2016
Good morning. In the news today: TB levels have fallen to lowest ever recorded, Fianna Fáil promises a €200 suckler payment and the Egyptians are interested in sourcing more live cattle from the EU.
By Áine Hennessy on 11 February 2016
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