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Independent Ireland gain 23 seats in local elections
Pat O'Toole
The new party is also in contention to take a seat in the European Parliament through Ciaran Mullooly.
6 June 2024 Podcast
Politics Podcast: race to Brussels remains tight
Political correspondent Pat O’Toole outlines the lay of the land just days before voters go to the polls to elect the 14 MEPs who will represent Ireland in Brussels.
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.
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
MEP candidates get empty milk cartons to their doors
Europe needs to address fears over empty milk cartons and fewer farmers, Lakeland Dairies has said.
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
Safe-hands Farrell takes the reins at ICSA
Hugh Farrell cut his teeth with ICSA as a county chair, before moving on to head up the association’s animal health and welfare committee.
29 May 2024 Dealer
European election matters to farmers
Here is your guide to the European elections, and to why you should not only vote, but vote with care and consideration on 7 June.
29 May 2024 l2
The different parties of the European Parliament
The European Parliament has its own party groupings and an extensive committee structure. Here's a quick guide to its workings.
29 May 2024 l2
How to vote in the upcoming European elections
The polling stations will open on Friday 7 June, when the people will vote for who they would like to see represent Ireland in the European Parliament for the next five years.
29 May 2024 l2
Farmers won’t decide UK election
Farmers don't have the same lobbying force in the UK as they do in Ireland and, therefore, agriculture won't be a major issue in upcoming election.
26 May 2024 News
Farmers are the 'victims' of climate - Punch
There has been a 'dogmatic green agenda' in the European Parliament over the last five years, Independent Ireland candidate says.
24 May 2024 News