Minister to look at reducing international vet student places
Rachel Donovan
Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said that a decision on increased veterinary places will be decided before the end of the year.
18 September 2023 News
Up to 60mm of rain forecast in parts on Tuesday
Met Éireann has issued a number of weather warnings this Monday, with a status yellow rainfall warning forecast for parts of the country.
14 September 2023 News
Aurivo notifies EPA of ‘accidental discharge’ causing fish kill
The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the cause and extent of a fish kill in Co Donegal.
Beef prices: drop in British supplies boosts Irish quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes of factory finished cattle.
11 September 2023 Markets
Clash of the sash for young farmers
Organisers of the FBD young farmer awards and the Rose of Tralee missed out on a trick, the Dealer claims.
30 August 2023 Dealer
News Podcast: weanling prices and FBD young farmer of the year
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.
25 August 2023 News
O’Keeffe’s blessing in Blessington tops at €20,000
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Suffolk Sheep Society premier sale in Blessington Mart where the trade topped at a massive €20,000.
7 August 2023 Pedigree
Valeo Foods strikes deal to buy electricity from Donegal wind farm
The company operates seven sites across the island of Ireland and owns well-known brands such as Jacob’s, Batchelors, Odlums, Chef and Erin.
2 August 2023 News
Foyle profits dip in 2022
Foyle Food Group Holdings Ltd 2022 accounts show reduced profits despite increased turnover
26 July 2023 News
Eight out of eight for Donegal breeders at inaugural Dutch Spotted all-Irelands
The Irish Dutch Spotted Sheep Association held its inaugural all-Ireland championships at Clonmel Show earlier this month which followed with an elite sale in Carnaross.
26 July 2023 Pedigree
40% EID grant for marts is ‘absolutely crap’ – McGuinness
The Department of Agriculture is expected to do away with the old blue card system and have a streamlined system of reading electronic ear tags in-place marts across all livestock marts by 2025.
19 July 2023 News
Bird watchers flock to Donegal amid rare bird sighting
The rare black-winged pratincole was spotted in Newtown Cunningham and it is only the third time this bird has been recorded in Ireland.
18 July 2023 News