Significant change within government
Jack Kennedy
We wish Simon Harris well, as he becomes Taoiseach at a critical juncture for Irish agriculture, the wider economy, and society.
10 April 2024 News
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.
3 April 2024 Dealer
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.
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
10 times Leo Varadkar weighed in on farming matters
A TD for Dublin West since 2007, what has Leo Varadkar said on farming issues since becoming Taoiseach?
22 March 2024 News
Fine Gael gears up for leadership contest
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will have held the position for just under six years once he steps aside.
20 March 2024 News
Varadkar resigns as Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael
Varadkar will remain as Taoiseach until his successor is selected in mid-April when a vote will take place in the Dáil.
20 March 2024 News
IFA meets Taoiseach over 'farmer frustration'
Increased regulation, reduced supports and falling incomes were among the topics covered in the meeting with An Taoiseach.
23 February 2024 News
National centre of excellence to support grassroots food businesses opened
More than €8m has been provided in capital funding for the Bia Innovator campus project located at Teagasc Athenry.
26 January 2024 News
Too early to say if Ireland will meet 2030 AD target – Taoiseach
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he hoped the anaerobic digestion target would be met by the end of the decade.
26 January 2024 News
Taoiseach vows to resolve VAT rebate issue
Addressing the IFA AGM on Tuesday, an Taoiseach said the VAT reclaim issue is something that can be dealt with.
10 January 2024 News
Meat on the menu at must-not-miss IFA AGM
The IFA AGM opened with the gauntlet thrown down to government by Francie Gorman, and ended with a private and warm recognition of volunteers contributions, from Tim Cullinan to county chairs.
10 January 2024 Dealer