Harris to look at practical supports to help farmers amid brutal weather
Amy Forde
Prolonged wet weather, the nitrates derogation and the biomethane strategy all featured in Simon Harris’s address to the Fine Gael Ard Fheis on Saturday.
6 March 2024 Dealer
Bittersweet farewells in Balla
It’s been a changing of the old guard in Balla Mart as staff and patrons have said goodbye to some of the stalwarts.
14 February 2024 News
Retirement scheme needed with security of income for farmers - Kerrane
'To be clear on tax, we’re not proposing anything new, and we’re not proposing to take anything away,' says Sinn Féin's agriculture and rural affairs spokesperson Claire Kerrane.
Review farm tax reliefs to allow more female farmers - report
The National Dialogue on Women in Agriculture report has called for a re-evaluation of current attitudes and practices across the agriculture sector.
31 January 2024 News
'Incentivise' farmers to consider female successors - report
A 12-point Government-backed action plan is now in place on the back of various recommendations outlined in the National Dialogue on Women in Agriculture report.
31 January 2024 News
Why you should start retirement planning when you take over the family farm
Declan McEvoy, agri tax adviser and trust and estate practitioner, looks at retirement planning when handing over the family farm.
27 December 2023 News
End of an era at Glanbia as Siobhán Talbot steps down
She was involved in, and drove, huge changes over her 30-year career at Glanbia.
27 December 2023 News
‘I now have those lovely memories to empower me to design my retirement plan'
Retirement was not something I had planned — but cancer treatment can have its own ideas, writes Katherine O’Leary.
13 December 2023 Living Life
Boherbue seeks new boss
The successful candidate will provide leadership to develop the co-op's medium- and long-term strategy.
29 November 2023 Dealer
O’Connor leaves the cats behind
Tipperary man John O’Connor was well liked among students and staff at Kildalton College.
8 November 2023 Dealer
Live debate: Gorman and Stapleton split on cow reduction schemes
The Irish Farmers Journal IFA presidential debate heard differing views from the two candidates on the prospect of a voluntary cow reduction scheme.
6 November 2023 News