Eight Kerry IFA officers removed by national council
Pat O'Toole
The eight officers had refused to sign a written undertaking that would bind them to the rules of the association.
14 May 2024 News
Government intervention on Nature Restoration Law ill-judged - IFA
EU and Minister Eamon Ryan 'would have been better off engaging directly with farmers rather than bringing in a flawed law'.
1 May 2024 News
Gorman gives Kerry IFA officers an ultimatum
Kerry IFA officers must sign a pledge agreeing to abide by the rules of the association. Officers who decline to do so, face disciplinary proceedings later this month.
Gorman draws a line in the Kerry sand
Any Kerry IFA officer who refuses to sign a pledge agreeing to abide by the IFA's rulebook faces a disciplinary proceeeding, in the latest twist in what has been an extraordinary soap opera.
1 May 2024 Dealer
Tillage survival scheme needed now - IFA
IFA president Francie Gorman said new figures from the CSO on falling cereal production shows that a new tillage support scheme is needed.
25 April 2024 News
Political system must stand up for farmers - IFA
Ahead of June’s European and local elections, the IFA launched its election manifesto outlining key issues for farmers.
24 April 2024 News
'Full resources of the State' needed to secure derogation, says IFA
Ireland will be the only country seeking an extension on the nitrates derogation beyond 2026 and IFA president Francie Gorman has said the Government must defend this.
18 April 2024 News
IFA’s nine key asks of politicians ahead of local and European elections
Nine key issues have been identified by the Irish Farmers' Association ahead of the upcoming European and local elections in June.
16 April 2024 News
New €100/ha tillage payment falls short of what is required – IFA
The IFA has said that Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has made a rushed announcement on money for tillage farmers.
14 April 2024 News
Transport scheme for fodder a good step - IFA
The announcement of a fodder transport scheme by the Department of Agriculture is welcomed by the Irish Farmers' Association.
9 April 2024 News
HSA inspections must be halted - IFA
The Health and Safety Authority's plan for a "blitz of farm inspections" cannot proceed with "deplorable" weather conditions continuing, the IFA says.
3 April 2024 News
Teagasc issues advice following fodder committee meeting
Teagasc has issued advice for both tillage and grassland farmers following a meeting of the National Fodder and Food Security Committee.
2 April 2024 News