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Farmers who work until 70 included in pension bonus – McConalogue
Barry Murphy
The latest pension reforms will also apply to those working in the farm sector.
8 August 2022 News
€22m announced for rural lanes under Local Improvement Scheme
The investment will go towards upgrading rural laneways and non-public roads.
12 July 2022 News
Up to €6,000 allocated to 119 agricultural shows
Agricultural shows across the country are set to benefit from support of up to €6,000 from the Department of Rural and Community Development.
New income disregard for farmers in shake-up of Farm Assist means test
The changes are intended to incentivise more farmers to participate in agri-environmental schemes.
14 June 2022 Schemes
‘Alarming level of inaction’ on dog control
Farm organisations and rural stakeholders have made several submissions to the Department of Rural and Community Development to improve the control of dogs.
25 May 2022 News
IFA meets Minister Humphreys on tougher sanctions for dog attacks
Comiskey said the persistent failure of the authorities has frustrated farmers who have suffered significant losses as a result of dog attacks.
25 May 2022 Community
'Persistent failure' from authorities on dog control - IFA
The IFA met with Minister Humphreys on Wednesday to seek tougher sanctions for dog attacks.
19 May 2022 News
Rural towns and villages need a 'new purpose' - Irish Rural Link CEO
Irish Rural Link is a non-profit organisation which represents over 600 community groups with a combined membership of 25,000.
11 May 2022 News
Minister Humphreys looks to double dog attack fine to €5,000
The Department for Rural and Community Development is responsible for the Control of Dogs Act and dog licensing.
11 May 2022 News
Rural Ireland is 'alive and kicking' - Humphreys
Minister for Rural Community and Development Heather Humphreys spoke at an Irish Rural Link conference on Friday.
6 May 2022 News
Fine Gael touching base with the farming base
Once considered the automatic party of choice, Fine Gael now has to fight for support from farmers.
4 May 2022 Dealer
€11m announced for rural road and laneway upgrades
Upgrade works on roads leading to agricultural holdings are a "priority" given their importance for farm families and the agriculture sector, says Minister Heather Humphreys.
5 April 2022 News