Thomas Hubert is a journalist based in Co Meath. He first worked for the Irish Farmers Journal as a student intern in 2001 and won the Young Agricultural Journalist Award that year. He has been reporting for the newspaper and website ever since, whether from his native France, here in Ireland or from places as far flung as the Democratic Republic of Congo. He studied at Sciences Po, Paris, Dublin City University and Institut Pratique de Journalisme, Paris.
Indicative Government figures based on early transactions between EU countries on 2020 climate targets show the cost could be lower than expected, but massive uncertainty remains.
Searches, arrests and community meetings were among the missions given to garda reinforcements deployed to farms and country roads on Wednesday.
A Co Westmeath farmer and contractor says he is lucky to be alive after being hit by the tail board of an NC 300 dump trailer, a model involved in a previous fatal accident.
In the news today, 13 March 2018: factories are resisting further beef price increases, Minister Creed lands in the UK for his St Patrick's Day visit and Glanbia cuts its milk price.
By Thomas Hubert on 13 March 2018
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed will be in London for the rest of this week, with multiple agri-food trade and Brexit meetings on the agenda.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 March 2018