Coolmore boss John Magnier pays almost €37,000/ac for farm beside Barne Estate
Caitríona Morrissey
Bloodstock billionaire John Magnier has paid an extraordinary price for a farm bounding the controversial Barne Estate in Co Tipperary.
15 November 2023 News
Nine things farmers should know before writing a will
Barrister Catherine Duggan answers a number of key questions farmers may have about their wills.
15 November 2023 Features
Legal: impact of farm ownership on Fair Deal application?
What are your legal options to qualify for the Fair Deal scheme if you are a farm owner? Agri solicitor Aisling Meehan explains.
Six-month delay to nitrates cut on the cards
A chink of light has opened up for farmers facing a nitrates derogation cut, while the IFA has challenged the legality of Department of Agriculture's nitrates report.
8 November 2023 News
Coolmore’s €15m handshake at centre of Barne Estate court case
The 751ac estate, a handshake and a millionaire rival feature in the high-profile dispute over Barne Estate.
8 November 2023 News
Magnier's High Court proceedings for Barne Estate kick off
Coolmore owner John Magnier’s High Court case on the sale of Barne Estate has kicked off.
6 November 2023 News
DAERA loses badger cull legal challenge
The legal case was jointly taken forward by local wildlife campaigners from the NI Badger Group and Northamptonshire-based organisation Wild Justice.
25 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Legal query: served with a Notice to Treat - what will the tax implications be?
Have you been contacted with a Notice to Treat with regards to a Compulsory Purchase Order? What are your rights when it comes to paying tax in these situations? Asks Agri solicitor Aisling Meehan.
18 October 2023 Features
Judicial review of Food Vision 2030 begins
The agri-food sector’s strategic vision is subject to judicial review prompted by the environmental group Friends of the Irish Environment.
Watch back: Budget 2024 webinar
Tune into the Ifac Budget 2024 webinar in association with the Irish Farmers Journal and the Agricultural Science Association.
10 October 2023 News
RHI claimants set for new legal challenge
The key issue surrounds the mechanisms that were used to recoup Renewable Heat Incentive payments and revoke scheme memberships.
4 October 2023 Northern Ireland
'Professional' farmers more likely to have prenups
A leading mediator told the Irish Farmers Journal about the farmers who are signing prenuptial agreements before getting married.
4 October 2023 News