IFA: a year in review
A look back at the 2022 year for the IFA.
14 December 2022 Community
Overhaul of the proposed residential land tax needed
IFA farm business chair Rose Mary McDonagh said the RZLT is a "poorly-designed, ill-targeted, disproportionate tax on farm families."
19 October 2022 Community
Minister Hackett must do more on wool issue – IFA
The IFA sheep chair said there are huge opportunities to develop a unique brand for Irish wool and that this work must commence immediately.
Strong co-op grain prices needed given input cost surge
While grain prices are around 30% higher than last year, costs have increased by a similar amount, IFA grain chair Kieran McEvoy said.
12 October 2022 Community
Protests at discounters over failure to return price increase to farmers
IFA poultry vice chair Brendan Soden said egg producers are strongly considering not restocking their farms if failure to provide a viable income continues
5 October 2022 Community
Proposals from Commission on Taxation further targeting the farming sector
IFA president Tim Cullinan said the proposals in the Commission on Taxation and Welfare (COTW) report will only cause uncertainty for farm families.
21 September 2022 Community
Funding and time required to see results on farms of promising Teagasc research
IFA environment chair Paul O’Brien praised the recent Teagasc open day at Johnstown Castle and urged Government to set aside "adequate funding" to allow the organisation to continue its research.
14 September 2022 Community
IFA president pays tribute to former chief economist Con Lucey
Con Lucey was "one of the country’s most talented economists" who advocated for a "modern, competitive Irish agriculture with family farming at its heart," Tim Cullinan said.
7 September 2022 Community
Farmers cannot bear any additional TB costs
IFA animal health chair TJ Maher said payment of the additional testing is a “red line” issue for the IFA.
24 August 2022 Community
IFA at Tullamore Show
A selection of photos from the Tullamore Show featuring Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, Minister Charlie McConalogue, farm business committee chair Rose Mary McDonagh and IFA president Tim Cullinan.
17 August 2022 Community
Minister O’Donovan must act to prevent Shannon flooding – IFA
A delegation from IFA recently visited some of the Shannon Callows and called on the Government to implement proper management around water levels on the river.
10 August 2022 Community
IFA president tells National Economic Dialogue that Government policy has to sup
The Government must ensure that all the provisions in the Climate Act in relation to farming are properly taken into account, Tim Cullinan said.
29 June 2022 Community