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More can be done to streamline CAP for farmers - McConalogue
Anne O'Donoghue
At a meeting of agriculture ministers from EU member states, European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski updated the council on the measures to simplify CAP for farmers.
13 March 2024 News
Farmers know best how to restore nature, says Ó Cuív
Speaking at a Dáil debate on the nature restoration law, Éamon Ó Cuív said farmers should be the ones shaping nature restoration measures.
6 March 2024 News
EU cannot close borders to solar imports - Commissioner for Energy
Struggling European solar panel manufacturers should receive help, but the EU cannot close its borders to cheaper imports, according to the European Commissioner for Energy.
Rewetting in the hands of Government, Commissioner Sinkevicius confirms
In a letter sent to MEP Billy Kelleher, Commissioner Sinkevicius said how the Nature Restoration Law is applied in each country is up to individual member states.
5 March 2024 News
Will Brussels changes change anything?
While concessions announced by the European Commission on Tuesday seem like a win for protesting farmers, they should read the small print.
7 February 2024 Dealer
Minister plays down chances of 2024 Mercosur deal
A Mercosur deal is unlikely to be finalised this year, particularly due to the divergence between EU and South American countries' standards, Minister McConalogue has said.
7 February 2024 News
Stable water quality not enough to retain derogation
The future of the nitrates derogation was discussed at Teagasc in-service training sessions this week.
31 January 2024 News
A year of elections, with one big selection
The Goverment is likely to go to the polls in October, predicts The Dealer , but needs to pick a new European Commissioner before it does.
3 January 2024 Dealer
New head of cabinet for commissioner
The European Commissioner for Agriculture is on the look out for a new head of cabinet.
20 December 2023 Dealer