Clare and Callan Macra in national debating finals
Crowds gathered in the Horse & Jockey Hotel as South Tipperary Macra hosted the national senior and novice debating finals.
12 February 2024 News
ASA and Macra to team up for International Women’s Day charity event
The joint event is in support of Breast Cancer Ireland.
7 February 2024 Community
Macra competitions to start off the year
Clubs all around the country have been keeping busy with the competitions Macra has to offer, from creative writing to the basketball finals.
Macra speaks to Coldiretti farmers about land during their visit to Ireland
Just as Ireland does not have the capability to produce more land, Italy faces the same problem, Mick Curran writes.
31 January 2024 Community
Wilkinstown Macra grows to over 40 members
The group has lots of plans for 2024, including weekends away, competitions and charity fundraisers.
24 January 2024 Community
Mixed reaction to dairy calf to beef action plan from farm organisations
Macra welcomed the proposed plan, while the IFA was critical of its lack of financial incentivisation.
19 January 2024 News
Happy birthday, Macra
In 2024, Macra is celebrating its 80th year in existence.
17 January 2024 Community
In pictures: Macra's best new member awards
The best new member awards are given to members who joined the organisation last spring and have made a significant contribution to their club. Here are the winners.
3 January 2024 Community
In pictures: Macra awards at the Rally
This year’s competition featured additional regional awards, as well as an award for best emerging club.
27 December 2023 Community
Eight decades of farming through the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal
Caitríona Morrissey looks back at the key farming and political developments documented in the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal since the first edition was published in 1948.
27 December 2023 News
Macra wrap 2023: happy Christmas!
"It is important to remember the lessons that we learned as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. These lessons are simple: people matter, and be kind to each other," Macra president writes.
20 December 2023 Community
Macra president writes: 'enough is enough - we need action, and we need it now'
"While writing about succession and handing our farms over to the next generation, it is imperative that we ensure that there is a generation to hand them over to," Elaine Houlihan writes.
13 December 2023 Community