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Case by former employee against Macra thrown out at WRC
Anne O'Donoghue
John MacCormack, who took the case, failed to turn up to the hearing.
20 May 2024 News
Shannon-Dublin pipeline could make farms on route unviable – McNamara
European election candidate Michael McNamara said the proposed water pipeline would make farms along the route unviable during construction or even permanently.
20 May 2024 News
56% of agricultural employers inspected by WRC in breach of employment law
In total, the WRC recovered €35,584 in unpaid wages last year in the agricultural sector.
Over 435,000 live sheep imported last year
The tonnage of sheepmeat imported over the past 10 years was at its highest in 2023 and 2022.
18 May 2024 News
Agri jobs: tractor drivers wanted for fertiliser spreading
This week’s opportunities include a company looking for tractor drivers and dairy farms in the southeast looking for workers.
18 May 2024 News
Nature Restoration Law letter shows ‘contempt’ to farmers - Punch
Earlier this week, Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister of State Malcolm Noonan led a letter calling for all countries in the EU to support the law at an upcoming vote.
17 May 2024 News
Dutch likely to row back and seek further derogation
This comes as a coalition was formed in the Netherlands this week, with the new government saying it will seek to renew the country’s nitrates derogation.
17 May 2024 News
Tirlán holds milk price for April
Tirlán follows Lakeland, Kerry and Dairygold in holding milk price for April supplies.
17 May 2024 News
Dairygold holds April milk price
Dairygold follows both Lakeland Dairies and Kerry Group in holding its milk price for the month of April.
17 May 2024 News
Quality Milk Awards 2024 open for entries
Ornua and the NDC have invited dairy co-ops throughout the country to nominate their top milk suppliers before the closing date of Friday 31 May 2024.
17 May 2024 News
Over 124,000 apply for BISS
This is down nearly 4,500 applications from last year, which saw over 128,500 in by the May deadline.
17 May 2024 News
INHFA makes moves for legal action on Nature Restoration Law
Letter led by Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan urging EU member states to adopt the law "an act of desperation".
17 May 2024 News