Derogations are necessary for Irish grass-based produce - Cowen
Rachel Donovan
Fianna Fáil TD and former Minister for Agriculture Barry Cowen is running for the European Parliament this year.
9 April 2024 News
Young farmer to run in local elections
The 20-year-old student from Co Kilkenny is to run for Fianna Fáil in the upcoming local elections.
7 April 2024 News
Making the CAP work - farmer views wanted
Farmers have a chance to tell the EU about the bureaucracy of the current CAP and it should be taken.
Ex-RTÉ broadcaster Ciaran Mullooly to run in European elections
The candidate has pledged to maintain a “strong presence” in Brussels on farming and rural issues if elected in June.
6 April 2024 News
Speculation Ciarán Mullooly will run in European elections
Mullooly has been linked with running in the Midlands-Northwest constituency for the Independent Ireland party.
5 April 2024 News
Opinion: changes for Teagasc and land access on Labour's agenda
The Labour Party conference only saw three motions relating to farming and rural affairs, but there was plenty to chew on.
30 March 2024 News
Fine Gael stands for helping farmers, not lecturing them - Harris
Newly appointed Fine Gael leader Simon Harris said the party stands for supporting the family farm in his first speech as leader on Saturday.
24 March 2024 News
Colm Markey withdraws from European election race
The Louth dairy farmer said that he will remain in politics and plans to contest in future elections.
23 March 2024 News
Dermot Kelleher to run in local elections
Former ICSA president joins Independent Ireland and will be a candidate in the local elections in Cork.
16 March 2024 News
News Podcast: entitlement sales surge and European elections
Sheep and schemes editor Darren Carty discusses how entitlements sales are set to soar in 2024 following a bumper year in 2023.
15 March 2024 News
Former RTÉ presenter Cynthia Ní Mhurchú to run for Fianna Fáil in Europe
Cynthia Ní Mhurchú will contest this June’s election in the Ireland South constituency alongside sitting Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher.
7 March 2024 News
Retirement scheme needed with security of income for farmers - Kerrane
'To be clear on tax, we’re not proposing anything new, and we’re not proposing to take anything away,' says Sinn Féin's agriculture and rural affairs spokesperson Claire Kerrane.
14 February 2024 News