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Caitríona Morrissey
Caitríona Morrissey

Deputy news editor

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Caitriona Morrissey is deputy news editor of the Irish Farmers Journal. Caitriona holds a B.Agr. Sc. honours degree in Animal Science from University College Dublin and hails from a farming background in Ardfinnan, Co Tipperary. An avid fan of equestrian sports from a young age, she takes part in many equestrian activities including eventing, show jumping, hunting and breeding. Caitriona previously worked with the Irish Independent, covering a broad range of equine and agricultural topics and won a number of national and international awards including the Agricultural Journalist of the Year 2013/2014.

Good week, bad week: winners and losers in farming this week
The Irish Farmers Journal reviews the week that has been – who had a good week and who endured a difficult seven days.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 October 2017
‘High-impact’ Hurricane Ophelia on track to hit Ireland
The storm is set to hit Ireland on Monday, according to Met Éireann's latest weather warning.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 October 2017
Stamp duty for active farmers should be blanket rate of 2%, insists IFA
The controversial increase of stamp duty to 6% in Budget 2018 was the biggest issue at the IFA’s executive council meeting on Thursday.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 October 2017
The company was among 34 investigations carried out by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) for food fraud.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 October 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to two farmers directly affected by the tripling of stamp duty in Budget 2018.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 October 2017
The co-op,the second biggest buyer of grain in Ireland, has revealed what it will pay farmers for their 2017 crops.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 October 2017
Payments are being made twice weekly to eligible farmers by the Department of Agriculture.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 October 2017
My farming week: Pat McGuirk, Drumskelt, Newbliss, Co Monaghan
Meet the Monaghan poultry farmer who pays serious attention to detail when supplying chickens to Manor Farm.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 11 October 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: Budget 2018, slurry and forestry
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, Tuesday, 10 October.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 10 October 2017
Budget 2018: Farm Assist payment to increase by €5/week
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announced the measure in the Dáil today.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 10 October 2017
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