Nine things farmers should know before writing a will
Barrister Catherine Duggan answers a number of key questions farmers may have about their wills.
15 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: farming has new quotas
A flick through the CSO publication celebrating Ireland's 50 years in the EU threw up some interesting stats for Tommy Moyles.
15 November 2023 News
Dairy Women Ireland to host annual conference on 25 November
Dairy Women Ireland is a voluntary organisation, comprising of women from across dairy farming.
Plan early to protect inheritance, says adviser
An estate planning seminar was organised by Hills Financial Planning in Templepatrick, Co Antrim.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Low interest in Department's succession advice grant
The grant aims to encourage farmers over the age of 60 to seek succession planning advice by contributing up to 50% of vouched legal, accounting and advisory costs, up to a maximum of €1,500.
25 October 2023 News
'Professional' farmers more likely to have prenups
A leading mediator told the Irish Farmers Journal about the farmers who are signing prenuptial agreements before getting married.
4 October 2023 News
Four in 10 farmers in favour of prenups
The Irish Farmers Journal surveyed almost 2,000 farmers about their attitude to signing a prenup – and a large proportion are wholeheartdly in favour. Caitríona Morrissey and Rachel Donovan report.
20 September 2023 News
Farm transfers, Fair Deal scheme and timing top farmer concerns
Caitríona Morrissy spoke to Teagasc's financial management specialist James McDonnell about the main issues that farmers seek help on when planning to hand on the farm to the next generation.
20 September 2023 News
'There is a succession problem in farming' - President Higgins
President Michael D Higgins addressed the crowd at Ratheniska on Tuesday where he spoke about succession, water quality and CAP payments.
19 September 2023 News
ICSA to launch mental health and well-being initiative at this year's Ploughing
Failed succession, marriage breakdown, parent alienation and family disputes are just some of the issues ICSA Life Focus aims to help farm families with.
18 September 2023 News
Farm leaders: ‘as tough a Ploughing as we’ve ever hosted’
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to Ireland’s farm organisation leaders about their priorities for Ploughing 2023. Barry Murphy, Rachel Donovan and Noel Bardon report.
16 September 2023 News
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