Fitzmaurice to make election decision within weeks
Noel Bardon
The next round of elections at national and European level will see candidates with an understanding of farming issues, according to Michael Fitzmaurice TD.
3 January 2024 Dealer
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.
2 January 2024 News
Political uncertainty will be theme for 2024
It will be a year of elections in 2024 and that will mean a pause in policy formation.
Opinion: my political awards for 2023
Who were the politicians who most impacted on farming during 2023? How will they fare next year?
28 December 2023 Opinion
Little change to farmer voting intentions
Fine Gael and Fianna Fail's support among farmers is undamaged by the nitrates derogation and nature restoration rows, our survey shows.
27 December 2023 News
Using our budget surplus wisely
Last week also saw announcements of grant aid for several GAA stadiums and for the Royal Dublin Society venue in Ballsbridge.
13 December 2023 Viewpoints
Labour pays the price of high inflation and low incomes in New Zealand
The incumbent Labour party gets almost wiped out in rural areas.
18 October 2023 News
Farm payments cut by £25m next year
The problem stems from UK Treasury rules which do not allow money to be moved across different financial years
11 October 2023 Northern Ireland
The temptations facing Minister McGrath in framing Budget 2024 are obvious
The budget projections will still show a surplus, albeit diminished, for 2024.
13 September 2023 Viewpoints
Farmer Writes: same constituency, higher profile
There was no change in boundary for the constituency Tommy Moyles lives in but it has a higher agricultural profile nationally than ever before.
6 September 2023 Farmer Writes
Opinion: the new constituencies - a short(ish) guide
With 14 new TDs and a bunch of new constituencies, Pat O'Toole looks at all the changes, most of which restore county boundaries, and considers the prospects in the next general election.
2 September 2023 Opinion
Extra seats for rural Ireland in next election
Most of the 14 extra Dáil seats have been allocated to constituencies outside Dublin by the boundary review.
30 August 2023 News