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ICMSA to take part in protest in Brussels next week
Amy Forde
The EU and member states finally act on the historic threat to farmer incomes and the ability of the EU to feed itself going forward, ICMSA president Denis Drennan said.
18 May 2024 Opinion
Opinion: following in TJ Maher's footsteps is a daunting challenge
The first direct elections to the European Parliament saw TJ Maher dominate the Munster poll, beginning a 15-year career for the former IFA president.
17 May 2024 News
Dutch likely to row back and seek further derogation
This comes as a coalition was formed in the Netherlands this week, with the new government saying it will seek to renew the country’s nitrates derogation.
Meet the candidates in the Ireland South constituency
It’s a crowded field in the South constituency, so we have put questions to the prominent farming candidates across the main farming issues. Pat O’Toole reports.
15 May 2024 News
Time for candidates to work for their farmer constituents
At the very mention of water quality, anger levels rose in the western farmers and the very same happened in Kilkenny.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
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
CAP budget must go back to 2001 levels of expenditure - Ming Flanagan
Eleven of the 27 candidates running for election in the Midlands North West constituency attended an IFA debate on Thursday night. Here’s what they had to say on the CAP budget.
3 May 2024 News
Sinn Féin to push back against ‘one-size-fits-all’ EU farm policies
MEP Chris MacManus sees Sinn Féin taking to seats in Midlands Northwest in June's election.
1 May 2024 News
European elections: how Ireland’s MEPs voted on key farming issues
With votes from CAP to Brexit to nature restoration coming before the European Parliament over the last five years, how have our MEPs voted?
24 April 2024 News
Independent TD Michael McNamara enters race for Europe
The independent Clare TD has pledged to push for environmental funding for farmers separate to CAP if elected in June.
23 April 2024 News
Why Denmark won’t be renewing its nitrates derogation
From 1 August 2024, a 170kg N/ha stocking rate will be in place for Danish farmers. It has decided not to renew its nitrates derogation.
18 April 2024 News
Applications open for 2024 Future Leaders Programme
The 2024 Future Leaders Programme is open to first- and second-year Kildalton students. The programme gives successful applicants a trip to the European Parliament in Brussels.
17 April 2024 News