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Staged payment of vacant property grant being considered by Government
Anne O'Donoghue
Minister of State at the Department of Housing Alan Dillon said staggering the payment of the vacant property refurbishment grant is being reviewed and considered.
10 April 2024 Renewables
Renewables Roadshow: learn about anaerobic digestion
The upcoming renewables roadmap will have a session focusing on Ireland's emerging anaerobic digestion industry, how it will work, and how farmers can get involved. Stephen Robb reports
10 April 2024 News
Green diesel on the rise as prices up 10c/l in 10 days
Green diesel prices are once again on an upwards trajectory having risen by 10c/l in the past 10 days. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
Heydon stays on in agriculture
The Kildare TD will continue as Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture following the new Taoiseach's mini-reshuffle.
10 April 2024 News
Government response to weather pressures on farms seriously lacking - Kerrane
Deputy Claire Kerrane of Sinn Féin has described the Government’s response to the challenging weather as “seriously lacking”.
8 April 2024 News
Payments for vacant home scheme should be staged - Kelleher
Billy Kelleher of Fianna Fáil has said that payments for the Vacant Property Refurbishment Scheme should be staged, rather than paid in full when the works have been completed.
8 April 2024 News
Prospects for Ireland's capital budget
It is a gamble to promise indefinite expansion of the capital programme.
3 April 2024 Viewpoints
Coveney stepping back was inevitable
Having decided not to seek the Fine Gael leadership a second time, Simon Coveney might leave representational politics altogether at the end of the current Dail.
3 April 2024 Dealer
BVD control is worth the bother
While farmers understandably gripe about increased postage costs, the thousands of BVD cases on farms before AHI worked on behalf of stakeholders were costing farmers tens of millions
3 April 2024 Dealer
Sinn Féin calls for Government response to worsening conditions
Deputy Claire Kerrane has called on the Government to outline measures that will be put in place to support farmers at this difficult time.
3 April 2024 News
Simon Coveney to step away from cabinet
Simon Coveney has announced he does not wish to hold a position in Simon Harris’s new cabinet.
2 April 2024 News
Harris to prioritise farming as Taoiseach
The new leader of Fine Gael, set to succeed Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach in April, talks exclusively to the Irish Farmers Journal about farming and rural ireland.
27 March 2024 News