Ursula von der Leyen reelected as European Commission president
Anne O'Donoghue
Green MEPs agreed to back von der Leyen after she pledged to continue to commit to Europe’s green transition.
17 July 2024 News
New MEP Carberry commits to push for larger CAP budget
MEP Nina Carberry has taken a seat at the European Parliament's budget committee which will feed into negotiations on the next CAP's budget.
19 June 2024 News
Battle begins for EU top jobs
With the European elections completed, the fight for leadership and committee positions is under way in Brussels.
INHFA calls for immediate consultation on Nature Restoration Law
The INHFA has been an opponent of the law since the proposals were announced, with its leader citing funding and payment eligibility concerns.
17 June 2024 News
European election results: who are your new MEPs?
Five incumbent MEPs were not re-elected, two of which were Green Party MEPs.
14 June 2024 News
Big battle for final seats in Brussels
While Seán Kelly, Billy Kelleher and Luke Ming Flanagan will join the four Dublin MEPs in the next parliament, there is a massive fight on for the remaining seven seats.
12 June 2024 News
Farmers Journal farmers survey foresaw the Sinn Féin slump
The big story of the local and European elections so far has been the rise of the independents at the expense of Sinn Féin and we saw it coming from the farmers' poll carried out over two weeks ago
9 June 2024 News
Opinion: Kelleher, Cowen and co get a dose of Andrews' Liversalts
The Fianna Fáil candidate for the Dublin constituency set the cat among the, er, dairy cows, as he stated his opposition to the nitrates derogation days before polling.
8 June 2024 Opinion
Politics Podcast: race to Brussels remains tight
Political correspondent Pat O’Toole outlines the lay of the land just days before voters go to the polls to elect the 14 MEPs who will represent Ireland in Brussels.
6 June 2024 Podcast
What do farm leaders demand of Ireland’s next batch of MEPs?
With the European elections looming, the Irish Farmers Journal spoke to the IFA, the ICSA, the INHFA and Macra on the upcoming elections.
3 June 2024 News
Three big farming issues facing the MEPs Ireland elects
CAP, food security and environmental issues are likely to be the dominant farming issues for the next European Parliament.
1 June 2024 l2
ICOS calls on MEP candidates to prioritise ‘chronic shortage’ of young farmers
All institutions in the EU should include farmers and co-operatives in the consultation process relating to files which have a direct impact on farms, ICOS has said.
29 May 2024 News