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Retirement scheme needed with security of income for farmers - Kerrane
Pat O'Toole
'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.
14 February 2024 Dealer
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 News
Sinn Féin TD calls for answers on Shannon Callows 'mess'
Claire Kerrane claims that the Department of Agriculture moved to deliberately limit the number of farmers who could access compensation.
Three MLAs at Stormont involved in farming
Other NI Assembly members have declared interests in owing agricultural land, but do not list farming as a source of employment.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Massive in-tray awaits a new ag minister
A new agriculture minister in NI is set to be appointed in the coming days.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
INHFA demands full ACRES payment in February
Sinn Féin’s Claire Kerrane called on Minister McConalogue to explain the payment delays and commit to a timeline for outstanding ACRES payments.
31 January 2024 Schemes
Sinn Féin calls for clarity on ACRES payment timelines
The issue of delays to farmers' ACRES payments has once again been raised by Sinn Féin TD Claire Kerrane.
31 January 2024 News
NI MP to seek Sinn Féin nomination to run in European elections
MP Michelle Gildernew has sat as a Sinn Féin elected representative for 25 years.
22 January 2024 News
Opinion: quick guide to the European Parliament
The European Parliament has its own party groupings and an extensive committee structure. Here's a quick guide to its workings.
17 January 2024 Opinion
A year of elections, with one big selection
The Goverment is likely to go to the polls in October, predicts The Dealer , but needs to pick a new European Commissioner before it does.
3 January 2024 Dealer
Political uncertainty will be theme for 2024
It will be a year of elections in 2024 and that will mean a pause in policy formation.
2 January 2024 News
Opinion: my political awards for 2023
Who were the politicians who most impacted on farming during 2023? How will they fare next year?
28 December 2023 Opinion