Tillage scheme a positive but leaves farmers in a quandary none the less
Amii McKeever
With many challenges impacting food production, Rachael Doak wants people to understand how much of an impact politics and war have on farming
16 November 2022 News
Youth delegates at the World Food Forum: the food system they will inherit
Climate change is affecting food systems around the world, and it’s the youth of today who will deal with the problems of tomorrow. Ireland sent a delegate team to Rome so their voices could be heard.
12 November 2022 Opinion
Opinion: we don't have to fear gridlock or flip-flop in farm policy
The US elections are a source of fascination and the outcome has real impacts on Ireland and farming, but we needn't fear an Irish repeat of their political gridlock.
Damien's Diary: sentimental heifers riding the radio waves
Damien O'Reilly recalls his start in radio in the late 1990s, at Shannonside/Northern Sound, and some of his notable experiences reading the farming news and covering elections.
2 November 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Women & Agriculture conference set to be 2022 highlight for attendees
Featuring compelling keynote speakers and lively panel discussions, the Women & Agriculture Conference of 2022 will be one to remember. Janine Kennedy writes.
21 October 2022 News
Change in Netherlands farming 'unavoidable'
The Dutch ambassador Adriaan Palm explains the difficult decisions facing Dutch farmers, as stringent nitrogen emissions cuts bite.
12 October 2022 News
The voice behind the Ploughing
From the public address at the Ploughing, to a career in both politics and farm machinery, Carrie Acheson has covered a lot of ground in life so far. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
5 October 2022 Features
Dempsey at Large: contrasting two countries
Politics matters hugely in the development of a country.
28 September 2022 Viewpoints
Damien’s Diary: democracy under pressure
Worrying political trends in other parts of the world should serve as a warning sign for protecting Irish democracy.
21 September 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Colm McCarthy: intense Europhobia the marker of Tory policy
The best explanation is that pragmatism has been abandoned in favour of denialism.
14 September 2022 Opinion
Tánaiste: 'I think we can all get behind a plan'
According to the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, “uncertainty is often the worst thing in life, because uncertainty breeds anxiety”. He spoke with Amii McKeever.
27 July 2022 Features
British PM leaves an unwanted legacy
A new British Prime Minister is due to be announced on 5 September 2022.
13 July 2022 Northern Ireland