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European solar manufacturers face wipeout
Stephen Robb
The booming solar energy sector could soon be exclusively supplied by imported solar panels, as cheaper imports threaten to close down the European solar manufacturing industry.
7 February 2024 Dealer
Will Brussels changes change anything?
While concessions announced by the European Commission on Tuesday seem like a win for protesting farmers, they should read the small print.
29 November 2023 Amii
From 'Mart and Market' and live streaming livestock marts to a gingerbread farm
At the Michael Dillon Memorial lecture, Mairéad McGuinness spoke about the legacy of 'cowjack' but there are similarities to her own career in agricultural journalism, writes Ciara Leahy.
Sinkevicius sinks derogation farmers last hope
The Commissioner's visit turned out to be nothing more than confirmation of the sudden step-down farmers are facing in a month's time.
29 November 2023 Dealer
Farmers should push for action on climate - McGuinness
We can’t keep doing things the way we have been doing them up to now, she said in relation to biodiversity loss and resource scarcity.
29 November 2023 News
Barry Cowen to seek MEP nomination
The former minister for agriculture wants to stand for Fianna Fáil in the expanded Midlands-North-West European constituency.
28 November 2023 News
Women will be the drivers of positive change in farming - McGuinness
European Commissioner Máiréad McGuinness spoke at Teagasc's EU 50 conference on Friday 27 October which celebrated 50 years of Ireland in the European Union.
1 November 2023 News
'Extraordinary modernisation' on Irish farms since joining EU - McGuinness
The Common Agricultural Policy was the catalyst for modernising Irish farms, Commissioner Máiréad McGuinness told the Teagasc EU 50 conference
27 October 2023 News
Farming’s green progress needs recognition - McGuinness
Ireland's farms are already implementing the changes needed on sustainability and this should be recognised, Commissioner McGuinness said.
27 September 2023 News
There ‘won’t be a change’ to the derogation cut - McGuinness
All sectors have to contribute to avoiding any pollution of our waterway, European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness has said.
22 September 2023 News
Politicians to 'press the flesh' at Ploughing ahead of elections - Commissioner
European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness launched this year's Ploughing at the site in Ratheniska, Co Laois, on Tuesday 5 September - two weeks out from the event.
6 September 2023 News