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.
8 June 2024 Opinion
Opinion: Kelleher, Cowen and co get a dose of Andrews' Liversalts
The Fianna Fáil candidate for the Dublin constituency set the cat among the, er, dairy cows, as he stated his opposition to the nitrates derogation days before polling.
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.
Banks draw ire of MEP candidates at Cork meeting
The Irish banking system was described as dysfunctional by an Irish MEP during meeting with farmers in west Cork earlier this week.
29 May 2024 News
Green Party 'consistent' in opposing Mercosur - O'Reilly
Senator Pauline O'Reilly said that the Green Party oppose Mercosur on the basis of the environment and Irish farming.
29 May 2024 News
Farmers are the 'victims' of climate - Punch
There has been a 'dogmatic green agenda' in the European Parliament over the last five years, Independent Ireland candidate says.
24 May 2024 News
Derogation retention needs a united front - Kelleher
The decision of the Dutch government to seek a derogation gives more confidence for the Irish campaign, according to MEP Billy Kelleher.
20 May 2024 News
Delay to Nature Restoration Law approval
Opponents of the law claim it gives too much power to Brussels to dictate how member states use their land.
8 May 2024 News
Nine MEP candidates to attend IFA hustings on Tuesday night
Farmers are urged to attend and put the candidates’ policy positions under scrutiny ahead of elections in June.
7 May 2024 News
Keeping derogation ‘within our gift’ - Kelleher
Slurry management will be essential to boosting water quality and securing another nitrates derogation, according to Billy Kelleher MEP.
1 May 2024 News
Payments for vacant home scheme should be staged - Kelleher
Billy Kelleher of Fianna Fáil has said that payments for the Vacant Property Refurbishment Scheme should be staged, rather than paid in full when the works have been completed.
8 April 2024 News
Retailers should accommodate farmers due to poor weather - Kelleher
MEP Billy Kelleher has asked retailers and co-ops to be generous with prices and supportive of farmers as many struggle due to a difficult spring.
3 April 2024 News