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Next general election begins to close in
The Dealer
While Paul Kehoe becomes the latest Fine Gael TD to head for the Dáil's departure lounge, Michael Fitzmaurice is embracing party politics and preparing to serve in Government, with Independent Ireland
12 February 2024 News
Michael Fitzmaurice joins Independent Ireland party
Michael Fitzmaurice's dedication, drive and determination comes second only to his common-sense approach to policy and priorities, says founding member Richard O'Donoghue.
7 February 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: SCEP stars saga continues
Farmer anger from last year hasn't eased as Tommy Moyles discovered when he attended the IFA protest in Clonakilty. He wonders if candidates will try to harness that anger in upcoming elections?
Fitzmaurice to make election decision within weeks
The next round of elections at national and European level will see candidates with an understanding of farming issues, according to Michael Fitzmaurice TD.
7 February 2024 News
Cowen on Fianna Fáil ticket for Europe
The former shortlived Minister for Agriculture won a hard-fought nomination contest to stand for Fianna Fáil in the European elections.
7 February 2024 News
Runners confirmed for UFU leadership race
The election of the leadership team is decided by members of the UFU council.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Fallow payment for cereal sector
UK farmers have the option to get paid for leaving the land idle.
24 January 2024 Viewpoints
Opinion: quick guide to the European Parliament
The European Parliament has its own party groupings and an extensive committee structure. Here's a quick guide to its workings.
17 January 2024 Opinion
Labour has work to do, to woo farmers
A UK general election is due later in 2024 and is expected to result in a new Labour government
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Two IFA committees elect new chairs
The IFA’s rural development and farm family committees have both elected new chairs.
5 January 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: milking cows and setting milk price
On this week's Young Stock Podcast, Amy Forde speaks to dairy farmer Aisling Neville about milking cows and setting milk price at Lakeland Dairies.
25 December 2023 Podcast
IFA elections: find out how your branch voted
Francie Gorman won the IFA election to become president, but find out where he won the votes across the country in this branch breakdown.
20 December 2023 News