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Cost benefits analysis needed on greenway funding - INHFA
Niamh Murphy
The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) has called for cost benefits analysis on the greenway programme before the start of any new projects.
17 April 2024 News
Lough Funshinagh flooding: 'the worst year in living memory'
Farmers surrounding Lough Funshinagh highlighted that the situation is dire and that they are living in hope that water will recede.
15 April 2024 News
Over €7m in funding to protect archaeological monuments
Minister Noonan has announced €7.4m in funding for local monuments around the country.
TUS named Ireland's first ADHD friendly University
Technological University of Shannon (TUS), has been certified by ADHD Ireland as a university that’s inclusive of neurodiversity, writes Sarah McIntosh
13 April 2024 News
ICSA group to host farmer support gathering due to weather
ICSA’s life focus group will host the gathering this Sunday where farmers can discuss their problems in relation to the current wet weather.
12 April 2024 News
'Everything is connected': protecting future generations with farming techniques
Rising temperatures, endless droughts and devastating floods – an unrelenting cycle of extreme weather is pushing communities in Malawi into deadly hunger.
Health special: screening tests that could save your life
Screening tests can catch a health condition even before it starts causing symptoms. Here are the top preventive measures for women, writes Margaret Hawkins.
11 April 2024 Health
Tirlán launches scheme for River Slaney
The country's largest co-op will work to improve the environmental footprint of farming along the River Slaney catchment.
Health: be wary of strong painkillers – you could easily become addicted
Three days – that’s all it can take to become addicted to over-the-counter or prescription painkillers that are opiate-based, writes Margaret Hawkins.
27 March 2024 l2
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
Funding of €1m announced for agricultural shows
Minister Humphreys announces €1 million investment for agricultural shows in 2024 with each show receiving a grant of €6,000 - €11,000 depending on their size.
22 March 2024 News
Forestry programme: pick a scheme that fits your needs
There are 12 afforestation forest types in the Forestry Programme 2023-27 along with two native tree area schemes. Apart from two – FT 3 and 4 – all are relevant to farmers. Donal Magner reports.
20 March 2024 Community