Department's approach on callows supports slammed
Declan O’Brien
The area monitoring system was called into question for failing to identify specific examples of flooding on the callows.
8 April 2024 News
Oireachtas committee looks to strengthen farmers' standing in scheme appeals
TDs and senators have proposed a number of amendments to the agricultural appeals bill, which they say will leave farmers in a better position to re-appeal Department scheme decisions.
29 February 2024 News
‘Entirely possible’ ag appeals bill passed by summer - McConalogue
At pre-legislative scrutiny for the agricultural appeals (amendment) bill, the independence of the appeals review panel and the need for farmer representation on it were raised.
Farmer waits over four years for inspection result
ICSA general secretary Eddie Punch outlined at the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture the case of a farmer who had a penalty applied in February 2024 from an inspection carried out in November 2019.
28 February 2024 News
Proposed appeals review panel needs separation from Department - farm orgs
At the pre-legislative scrutiny of the agriculture appeals (amendment) bill 2024, the ICMSA said the proposed independent appeals review panel needs farmer representation.
22 February 2024 News