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European election results: who are your new MEPs?
Noel Bardon
Five incumbent MEPs were not re-elected, two of which were Green Party MEPs.
Fermanagh and south Tyrone has the most farms
Over 4,000 farm businesses applied for the Basic Payment Scheme in the Fermanagh and south Tyrone parliamentary constituency this year.
12 June 2024 Dealer
Mart manager dances over the line
One man who added a bit of levity to the recent election counts was Kenmare Mart manager, Dan McCarthy.
UK general election talk has gone post-Brexit
Almost two weeks into the general election campaign in the UK and Brexit is hardly mentioned.
7 June 2024 News
IFA president distances himself from European election candidate
The IFA constitution states that the farm organisation “shall remain non-party political".
6 June 2024 News
Lakeland pulls milk carton stunt
Lakeland Dairies wrote to all 27 MEP candidates in its constituency this week and sent them an empty milk carton.
5 June 2024 News
Your guide to voting in local and European elections
Friday's voting is vital for farming's future, so here's a comprehensive guide to how to exercise your democratic mandate, who you have to choose from and how to make your vote work best for you.
5 June 2024 News
CAP budget is 'short-changing' farmers - Punch
The CAP costs 33c per day for every citizen of the EU, which is remarkable value for plentiful, nutritious food, Eddie Punch has argued.
4 June 2024 News
Three big farming issues facing the MEPs Ireland elects
CAP, food security and environmental issues are likely to be the dominant farming issues for the next European Parliament.
1 June 2024 l2
Local election candidate takes aim at Agri-Food Regulator
Councillor Paraic Brady of Fine Gael has criticised the Agri-Food Regulator.
31 May 2024 News
Independents shake up the farming vote
With just over one week until polling day in the European elections, an Irish Farmers Journal survey has revealed farmer voting intentions.
29 May 2024 News
Unexpected casualty of the UK's general election
There is no case for spending hundreds of millions on a stadium in Belfast which will rarely be used.
29 May 2024 Viewpoints