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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.
Former secretary general of the IFA Pat Smith speaks following the €1.9m settlement of two cases with the farm organisation.
Pat Smith worked for the farmers’ organisation for 25 years until late 2015 when he resigned amid a pay controversy.
A Dáil motion has proved to be a critical turning point for the ongoing Save Our Sucklers campaign. Amy Forde and Caitriona Morrissey report.
Minister Shane Ross’s Department of Transport has proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Act 2016.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 18 February 2018
The sheep and suckler farmer sells 20% of his lambs direct to customers with the help of a local craft butcher.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 21 February 2018
The recalls are linked to an industry-wide review of UK cutting plants and cold stores.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 February 2018
The proposed draft of new rules on tractor testing has angered Farm Contractors Ireland members.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 11 February 2018