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IFA farmer protest at airport over ‘hypocrisy in policy’
Caitríona Morrissey
The ongoing IFA nationwide series of protests takes place in Cork on Monday.
25 February 2024 News
Watch: Macron pledges cashflow plan amid farmer protests
French farmers clashed with police at the agriculture affair Salon de l'Agriculture on Saturday.
23 February 2024 Schemes
European Commission proposes to cut some farm inspections by 50%
The move will be discussed by agriculture ministers from across the EU at next week’s Council of Agriculture Ministers on 26 February.
County council farmyard inspections: what to expect
Caitríona Morrissey spoke to agricultural scientist Gillian Delehanty about what county council inspectors will look for when it comes to water quality issues on farms.
Barne Estate: Magnier gave €50,000 to ‘strapped for cash’ Thomson Moores
The latest filings in the Barne Estate court case set out John Magnier’s reasons for giving two envelopes of cash and a €500,000 trust fund to the Thomson Moore family. Caitríona Morrissey reports.
29 January 2024 News
Regan buys 47ac farm in heart of Coolmore empire
Maurice Regan, founder of US construction firm JT Magen, has bought a residential farm a stone’s throw from John Magnier’s headquarters.
24 January 2024 News
Farmers warned against ‘dumping’ slurry
A Centenary Thurles conference on water quality at Cabragh wetlands in Co Tipperary heard how farmers can help to improve the status of the county’s water bodies. Caitríona Morrissey reports.
Magniers seek damages for alleged breach of Barne exclusivity agreement
The latest development in the Barne Estate court case is expected to see the Coolmore legal team claim Barne breached an exclusivity agreement, reports Caitríona Morrissey.
17 January 2024 News
High output herds could cut carbon emissions – UCD
New research from UCD shows that high output herds could play a role in meeting climate target while still maintaining milk supply for dairy processing.
10 January 2024 News
Sleep hygiene: it’s more than taking off dirty overalls in bed
New research from Dublin City University has found that half of all Irish farmers surveyed suffer from sleep issues.
2 January 2024 News
Watch: the buzz of managing hedges for pollinators
Tipperary farmer John Fogarty explains how his farm hedgerows are managed to boost the population of plants and insects within them.
31 December 2023 Climate and environment
'The Journal is much bigger than just a paper... it's an institution'
Farmers and agricultural industry leaders share their thoughts and memories on the Irish Farmers Journal on its 75th anniversary.
27 December 2023 News