Northern Ireland
‘You are not alone’ – bereaved farm families told
Peter McCann
A team of advisers and counselors are available through Life Beyond to offer guidance to bereaved farm families.
5 June 2024 News
Taoiseach vows to exclude active farmland from zoned land tax
Taoiseach Simon Harris said that farmers whose land is being actively farmed will not face potential tax bills as a result of the residential zoned land tax.
5 June 2024 News
Farm families reminded of upcoming SUSI grant deadlines
The priority closing dates for the SUSI grant are Thursday 6 June for grant renewals and Thursday 11 July for new grant applications.
Embrace Farm to host annual remembrance service on 30 June
Farm families across Ireland are invited to join a memorial service for loved ones lost within the farming community.
4 June 2024 News
US dairy comparison unfair to Irish dairy farmers
Any opportunity to exploit our competitive advantage to grow grass and convert it into high value, world renowned, environmentally positive product should be welcomed.
29 May 2024 Viewpoints
‘Farmers are an engine that need looked after’
Rural Support held an event on ABP's stand at Balmoral Show last week. Peter McCann reports
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
ICMSA to take part in protest in Brussels next week
The EU and member states finally act on the historic threat to farmer incomes and the ability of the EU to feed itself going forward, ICMSA president Denis Drennan said.
22 May 2024 News
Farmer referrals to Rural Support double
Overall, 560 farm families contacted Rural Support for help during 2023/2024, with a 40% increase in calls seen during the last six months.
Renewables Roadshow heads to Kilkenny on Tuesday night
This is the second of our four free events being held around the country by the Irish Farmers Journal focusing on opportunities in renewable energy.
15 April 2024 News
Renewables Roadshow kicks off in Cork Tuesday night
This is the first of four free events being held around the country by the Irish Farmers Journal.
9 April 2024 News
Lakeland Dairies farmers hit the big screen
A Lakeland Dairies farming family is set to star on the silver screen in the coming weeks as part of a major new campaign.
25 March 2024 News
‘Huge appetite’ among farmers for legally binding pre-nups
Agricultural solicitor Aisling Meehan said there is a “huge appetite” among farmers to strengthen the legal position of pre-nuptial agreements.
20 March 2024 News