Big battle for final seats in Brussels
Pat O'Toole
While Seán Kelly, Billy Kelleher and Luke Ming Flanagan will join the four Dublin MEPs in the next parliament, there is a massive fight on for the remaining seven seats.
29 May 2024 News
Independents shake up the farming vote
With just over one week until polling day in the European elections, an Irish Farmers Journal survey has revealed farmer voting intentions.
27 May 2024 News
Cowen to seek rebalancing of CAP towards food production if elected
Barry Cowen says his priorities lie with increasing CAP funding towards food production, reducing paperwork and rewarding farmers for delivery.
Cowen calls for urgent action on renewable projects
The system must be changed in order to meet 2030 energy targets, the Fianna Fáil candidate has urged.
14 May 2024 News
Derogations are necessary for Irish grass-based produce - Cowen
Fianna Fáil TD and former Minister for Agriculture Barry Cowen is running for the European Parliament this year.
11 April 2024 News
Cowen calls for emergency farm supports and early scheme payments
Former Minister for Agriculture Barry Cowen has added to calls for new weather-related farm supports.
4 April 2024 News
Coveney stepping back was inevitable
Having decided not to seek the Fine Gael leadership a second time, Simon Coveney might leave representational politics altogether at the end of the current Dail.
3 April 2024 Dealer
Cowen on Fianna Fáil ticket for Europe
The former shortlived Minister for Agriculture won a hard-fought nomination contest to stand for Fianna Fáil in the European elections.
7 February 2024 News