Tax efficiency is an essential part of any financial plan
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Having a tax write-off is not always the best thing to do with earnings.
A basic guide to pensions
Pensions are complex and very much tailored to individual circumstances. However, some basic rules apply in all cases.
6 September 2023 Pensions & Savings
Savings, pensions and efficient tax planning
Getting the right financial structure in place can make facing life’s challenges easier.
Almost 70% of farmers open to a farm retirement scheme
Many farmers, particularly older farmers and those in the sheep and tillage sectors, said they would opt in to a Government farm retirement scheme.
16 August 2023 News
Farmers views on the proposed dairy cow cull scheme
The Irish Farmers Journal sought farmer views on their opinions on the proposed dairy cow reduction scheme. Here’s what they said.
16 August 2023 News
Macra bets on 1,000-farmer succession scheme pilot
Young farmers want a farm succession scheme and Minister McConalogue must provide it, according to Macra president Elaine Houlihan.
16 August 2023 News
Some Rural Independents ‘terrorised farmers’ on rewetting law - Heydon
With the next Dáil term running into an election cycle and Fine Gael losing a number of high-profile rural TDs, Minister Heydon said it is “definitely” his intention to seek to be re-elected.
19 July 2023 News
Dairy reduction scheme: farmers give their opinion
Caitríona Morrissey gives an overview of the many varied opinions of dairy farmers about the proposed dairy cow reduction scheme.
5 July 2023 News
Dairy cull consultation document to be issued next week
It is hoped that a scheme to reduce numbers in the dairy herd will be announced by the third quarter of the year.
16 June 2023 News
Ploughing cancellation ‘huge decision’ of Cusack’s career
Evelyn Cusack, retiring from Met Éireann after 40 years, recalls her controversial 2018 decision to close down the ploughing.
1 June 2023 News
Just 30% of farmers under 45, census reveals
The 2022 census results collated by the Central Statistics office make sobering reading for farming.
31 May 2023 News
Macra demands farm retirement scheme
Following a marathon 79km march from Athy to Dublin, Macra presented its proposals aimed at solving the challenges in rural Ireland to Government on Wednesday. Amy Forde and Rachel Donovan report.
26 April 2023 News