Farmer Writes: Farmer protests are justified
Gerald Potterton
Farmers are being "victimised and blamed" says Gerald Potterton, and he believes farmer protests are justified.
6 March 2024 News
Irish food professionals attend annual Parabere Forum in their droves
The annual Parabere Forum, which celebrates women’s voices in hospitality and food production, saw more than 20 Irish delegates in attendance last week.
28 February 2024 News
Despite its difficult past, is there a place for future Irish sugar production?
In the second week of our deep dive into sugar, Janine Kennedy looks into the messy, political past of Irish sugar production and wonders if there is a place for it in our future.
Chef Jordan Bailey: 'the sugar industry doesn’t exist in Ireland anymore'
Global sugar production and the sad history of Irish sugar is a complex subject, often producing more questions than answers, writes Janine Kennedy in the first of a two-week series.
21 February 2024 News
Next general election begins to close in
While Paul Kehoe becomes the latest Fine Gael TD to head for the Dáil's departure lounge, Michael Fitzmaurice is embracing party politics and preparing to serve in Government, with Independent Ireland
14 February 2024 Dealer
Tribute to John Bruton from Phil Hogan
A tribute to former Taoiseach, John Bruton - Phil Hogan, former EU Commissioner.
14 February 2024 Letters
Michael Fitzmaurice joins Independent Ireland party
Michael Fitzmaurice's dedication, drive and determination comes second only to his common-sense approach to policy and priorities, says founding member Richard O'Donoghue.
12 February 2024 News
John Bruton was an intellectual powerhouse in politics - Phil Hogan
Former European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan pays tribute to his former party leader John Bruton, who passed away earlier this week.
10 February 2024 Opinion
Fitzmaurice to make election decision within weeks
The next round of elections at national and European level will see candidates with an understanding of farming issues, according to Michael Fitzmaurice TD.
7 February 2024 News
'There's no one fighting for Irish farming anymore' - Independent Ireland
The new party, founded by Independent TDs Michael Collins and Richard O'Donoghue, slate Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue as "dismal".
24 January 2024 News
Farmers Alliance plans to run 100 candidates in local elections
The initial focus of the planned farmers’ party is centred on the June local elections.
12 January 2024 News
Moving parts in minister’s inner circle
Minister McConalogue has replaced an outgoing adviser from Co Donegal with another appointed from the Forgotten county.
10 January 2024 Dealer