Alice Doyle appointed to Teagasc authority
Niamh Murphy
Deputy president of the IFA Alice Doyle has taken over Brian Rushe's role at the Teagasc authority.
24 April 2024 News
CAP 'too focused' on environmental sustainability
The most environmentally sustainable business cannot survive in the medium term if it is not profitable, Doyle maintained.
17 April 2024 News
Reassess means testing for Farm Assist and Rural Social Scheme - IFA
The IFA has called for a reassessment of the means testing requirement to ensure a fairer approach for access to the Farm Assist and Rural Social Scheme.
Urgent meeting sought with Minister for Justice over farm crime
During a meeting this week farmers spoke of crimes ranging from threats, illegal hunting, trespassing, burglary to thefts of machinery, tools and high-value GPS systems.
23 March 2024 News
Farmers need support as weather conditions persist - IFA
The IFA asks the Department and banks to consider the stress that the weather is placing on farmers and encouraged anyone feeling isolated to seek support.
15 March 2024 News
Public meeting to be held over €100,000 worth of GPS thefts
Policing and crime in the north Dublin area will be the main topic of discussion at the public meeting, which is organised for 1 March.
8 February 2024 News
ACRES payments delay a ‘shambles’ – Doyle
Deputy president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Alice Doyle said farmers whose ACRES payments are delayed still have no idea when they will be paid.
7 February 2024 News
Delayed payments and ICBF indexes immediate priorities for Gorman
Taking up their roles at the IFA AGM, new IFA president Francie Gorman and deputy president Alice Doyle set out their immediate priorities.
13 January 2024 News
A fresh start after a fractious year for the IFA
The IFA AGM had a freshness to it, as the new regime turned the heat up on the ministers, if not in the room.
10 January 2024 News
Grant supports for old houses
It is estimated that over 80,000 properties are lying vacant, and so the Vacant Home Renovation Grant is the perfect solution to restore these properties and allow people to join the housing market.
10 January 2024 Viewpoints
Taoiseach to address IFA AGM
The AGM kicks off at 11am and will see the term of current the IFA president Tim Cullinan come to an end.
3 January 2024 News
Look back: the year that was 2023
From the derogation cut to tillage harvest turmoil and controversial changes to the Irish Cattle and Beef Federation (ICBF) indexes, there were plenty of noteworthy happenings in farming during 2023.
27 December 2023 News