ICMSA slams planning requirement for farm roadways under TAMS
Declan O’Brien
ICMSA deputy president Denis Drennan said the move was totally unnecessary and indicative of a scheme which he described as “shambolic from start to finish”.
27 November 2023 News
Farmers losing patience with lagging milk prices, ICMSA warns
ICMSA dairy committee chair Noel Murphy maintains that global dairy markets justify milk price rises which have yet to come from co-ops.
27 November 2023 News
Agri-food export figures show farming's €19bn dividend - farm groups
The IFA and ICMSA have said that the Department's newly-released agri-food export figures underscore the importance of farmers to the economy.
D-day for nitrates derogation
Speaking to the Irish Farmers Journal at the ICMSA AGM An Taoiseach said he is 'very keen' to explore any flexibilities around the derogation.
22 November 2023 News
Smoke screens and clichés in Limerick
Ironically, the longer term scenario and outcome of this and further changes in stocking rate is how this will change what Irish farmers do.
22 November 2023 Viewpoints
McCormack hits out at critics in final AGM address
The ICMSA president reveals that he received a lot of support for entering talks with Minister Charlie McConalogue in September, passing an IFA protest to do so.
22 November 2023 News
Climate shaming farmers the wrong approach – Taoiseach
When you try to shame people, you don’t get them onside, you get their backs up, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the ICMSA AGM. Amy Forde and Pat O'Toole report.
22 November 2023 Climate and environment
'Why do stag and hen parties matter more than farming?'
ICMSA president contrasts aviation with farming, calling for fair play for farmers.
22 November 2023 News
Ryan runs rings at the Radisson at ICMSA AGM
The Green Party leader and environment minister emerged unscathed from his first visit to the ICMSA.
22 November 2023 Dealer
Next CAP must focus on food security - Taoiseach
The European Commission is already working on proposals for a new CAP after 2027, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said.
19 November 2023 News
Taoiseach ‘very keen’ to explore derogation flexibility with Commissioner
Ireland must do everything in our power now over the next two years to build a credible case for the retention of the derogation, An Taoiseach has said.
17 November 2023 News
'No lack of ambition' from Government on nitrates - McConalogue
Farmers focus on how the Government plans to fight cuts to the nitrates derogation at the ICMSA AGM.
17 November 2023 News