Wicklow walking trail closed after alleged dog-walker assault on farmer
Noel Bardon
A well-known Co Wicklow sheep farmer was allegedly assaulted by a hiker who was told not to bring dogs onto the hill.
15 March 2023 News
Italian fraudsters accused of claiming farm payments
There were no specific mentions of conflicts of interest or a misappropriation of farm payments in Ireland in the audit report.
15 March 2023 News
There will always be a risk of fraud
Where there is opportunity and financial reward, fraud will always be a possibility, but proper regulation and enforcement reduces the risk.
British supermarket Booths confirms it was supplied with fraudulent meat
Officials in the UK have moved to clamp down on the mislabeling of imported meat products as British.
11 March 2023 News
UK food fraud investigation into meat falsely labelled as British
Officials in the UK have moved to clamp down on the mislabeling of imported meat products as British.
9 March 2023 News
Aerial surveillance in place from 1 March to monitor illegal burning
Wednesday 1 March marks the first day of the bird nesting season in Ireland.
1 March 2023 News
Hunting, trespassing and farmer intimidation top agenda at rural crime meeting
A joint rural crime meeting took place at the Department of Justice on Monday.
14 February 2023 News
Jail sentence for NI farmer who neglected pigs
The farmer was convicted of 10 charges of causing unnecessary suffering to pigs and one charge of failing to dispose of pig carcases.
10 February 2023 News
Weekly podcast: rocketing beef prices and rural crime spree
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
20 January 2023 News
Detective urges vigilance for secondhand tractor buyers
Farmers should make sure that secon hand tractor or jeep documentation is in order before purchase, a garda detective has warned.
18 January 2023 News
Man charged after stolen tractor tracked 350km to Armagh
Police in Co Armagh have charged an individual with handling property stolen in the Republic of Ireland.
18 January 2023 News
Tractor and tanker stolen in Kerry found 350km away in Armagh
The PSNI recovered the John Deere and tanker on Wednesday, a short distance from the border.
12 January 2023 News