A bump in the road: where do you stand under an M20 compulsory purchase order?
If your farm is on the route of the proposed M20 that will link Limerick and Cork? Do you know where you stand under a compulsory purchase order (CPO)? Tadhg Dorgan and Maura McNally explain.
15 March 2023 News
Italian fraudsters accused of claiming farm payments
There were no specific mentions of conflicts of interest or a misappropriation of farm payments in Ireland in the audit report.
15 March 2023 Features
Legal query: what rights do I have if my husband forms a company with the farm?
Agricultural solicitor Aisling Meehan answers a query from a farmer's wife about her rights if her husband forms a company
Farmer officers could be held personally liable for awards against IFA
The IFA's national council heard of the option of incorporation, which would protect them and their successors from personal liability for awards against the IFA.
8 March 2023 News
High Court beckons for An Taisce's derogation case
The Government set to submit its 'derogation defence' with the High Court in the coming days.
8 March 2023 Dealer
IFA consider governance changes
The options outlined include delegating some responsibilities to the National Officers Committe, which could be augmented to evolved into a board to better handle new responsibilities.
8 March 2023 News
Legal aspects in the breakdown of a farm partnership
In the second part of our series examining the breakdown of farm partnerships, agricultural solicitor Aisling Meehan looks at the types of partnerships that go wrong and why.
15 February 2023 News
EU organics organisation warns of 'greenwashing' of food products
This greenwashing misleads and confuses consumers, misdirects investments and policy and undermines serious regenerative actors, the European umbrella organisation for organics said.
13 February 2023 News
Jail sentence for NI farmer who neglected pigs
The farmer was convicted of 10 charges of causing unnecessary suffering to pigs and one charge of failing to dispose of pig carcases.
10 February 2023 News
Editorial: the eternal Irish love affair with land
Love might conquer all but with so much at stake on farms, is legislation the best way to make sure that both parties are protected in the event of a breakup. Amii McKeever writes.
8 February 2023 Amii
Farm partnership breakdown part 1: Mediation
Farm partnerships have many benefits; but like any relationship, they can also end in tears. Our new series examines partnership breakdowns from a mediation, legal and financial perspective.
8 February 2023 Consumer
Warning over legal fallout from unresolved partnership conflicts
Increased CAP funding could see an increase in registered farm partnerships but there are legal ramifications if they are not properly planned and executed.
8 February 2023 News