Feed it forward - food as a human right
Amanda O’ Sullivan, Banteer Macra, Avondhu, Co Cork, reports on the Rural Youth Europe and CEJA study session that took place in Budapest from 25 to 30 April.
11 May 2022 Community
Macra meets Minister for Justice
Macra delegation meet Minister for Justice Helen McEntee to discuss domestic abuse and making nightlife safe in Ireland.
11 May 2022 News
Macra presses minister on forgotten farmer supports
Forgotten farmers were reportedly to receive a once-off payment amounting to €5,000 per farmer, according to Macra president John Keane.
Top young farmers gather for farm walk and talk
Mountmellick Macra will host a farm walk and a panel discussion with previous young farmer of the year winners.
Young farmer numbers a ‘ticking timebomb’ - Macra president
John Keane believes that Macra can seize the opportunities a post-lockdown society offers to provide a social and developmental outlet for young rural people.
4 May 2022 News
‘Nothing’ has been done by Minister to ensure fodder security – Macra
Macra has warned that there will be a double effect on farm incomes later this year due to increased input costs and lower output prices.
28 April 2022 News
Macra na Feirme club profile: Letterkenny Macra
The first event organised by the club was a nitrates farm walk in September.
27 April 2022 Community
Macra builds management team
The announcement of a new CEO last week follows the appointment of John Mac Cormaic as finance manager
27 April 2022 News
CAP observation letter 'reinforces' Macra's key concerns
Macra president John Keane said the Commission’s CAP observation letter was a welcome intervention.
22 April 2022 News
Round-up of Macra na Feirme competition winners
Clonakilty Macra won the senior debating competition.
20 April 2022 Community
Macra needs to grasp post-lockdown opportunity
Macra's new CEO has to oversee the organisation's bid to rebuild the level of active membership.
20 April 2022 Dealer
Macra appoints former soldier as chief executive
Macra has appointed a new CEO to help develop the long-term strategy and direction of the organisation.
20 April 2022 News