Woman who broke tractor windows with golf club escapes conviction
The woman admitted to smashing windows of her husband’s tractor in 2020 with a sand wedge at a time when the man hadn’t paid up €200,000 arising from a 2019 family law court separation agreement.
24 February 2023 Pigs
Pig prices up 8c/kg but farmers yet to break even
Farmers faced an unexpected 4c/kg cut last month, meaning that Friday's price rise leaves farmers only 4c/kg better off in prices than they were at the turn of the year.
15 February 2023 Pigs
High debt overshadows brighter pig price outlook for 2023
Pig farmers are expected to return to the green in 2023 - but to nowhere near the level where significant repayments can be made from pig sales to last year's debt.
ICSA spearheads farmer-dedicated helpline
The ICSA hopes to be the first organisation to set up a helpline for farmers facing personal issues.
15 February 2023 News
Agri Careers: Getting ready for college financially
There is no doubt that third level education puts a financial burden on individuals and families. It’s important to have a look at the costs and what supports are available.
18 January 2023 Careers
Kerry’s private-equity-funded sweet deal
The announcement of sale of the portfolio last shows deep pockets in ag-food industry.
18 January 2023 News
Looking forward - interest rates
The holiday from ultra-low interest rates is over, for Government, households and commercial borrowers.
4 January 2023 Viewpoints
Governments face higher borrowing costs
While the surge in inflation is the worst that has been experienced for several decades, there has been no change in the preferred inflation-fighting policy of the major western governments.
2 November 2022 Viewpoints
Farmer debt levels hit a 10-year low
Bank of Ireland has predicted that demand for lending at farm level will increase through the winter as bills for feed and fertiliser hit kitchen tables.
19 October 2022 News
Aryzta long road back to profit
After years of losses and restructuring Aryzta look ot have turned the corner with profits reported and a positive outlook for next year.
5 October 2022 News