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‘Penny has to drop’ in UK government on Protocol – Bruton
Noel Bardon
The UK PM Boris Johnson has been described as amorally acting in his own interests by a leading EU policy researcher at an Irish Farmers Journal discussion in the RDS on the Future of Europe.
21 June 2022 News
New €1.5bn agri-environment scheme to be called ACRES
A new €1.5bn agri-environment scheme within the next CAP is to be called the Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme or ‘ACRES’.
21 June 2022 News
IFA highlights ag sector ceiling concerns in letter to Taoiseach
A decision to fix a ceiling without engagement with the IFA will lead to "disproportionate and uncertain outcomes" for farmers according to IFA president Tim Cullinan.
Results-based farm schemes ‘way forward’ for nature - Taoiseach
The co-operation stream of the Agri-Environmental Climate Measure (AECM) proposed in Ireland’s draft CAP strategic plan represents the future of nature restoration, an Taoiseach has said.
9 June 2022 News
Philips departing Dublin Airport for Greencore
The DAA CEO will succeed Patrick Coveney in September as head of the sandwich-making former Irish Sugar and Minch Norton owner.
1 June 2022 Dealer
Statement on the death of Alan Gillis, former President, IFA
Tribute to Alan Gillis, former IFA President. May he rest in peace - John Bruton, former Taoiseach
11 May 2022 Letters
Agriculture sector going through ‘challenging times’ - Taoiseach
Taoiseach Micheál Martin commented on how resilient the farming sector has been during the pandemic.
7 May 2022 News
Taoiseach unveils €4m expansion at Wexford’s Killowen Farm
A new €4m expansion at Killowen Farm will see the yoghurt producer grow its cream cheese production.
6 May 2022 News
Government won't 100% mitigate impact of farm income loss – Taoiseach
An Taoiseach Micheál Martin says his Government is “working on a number of fronts” to support farmers and will continue to work with farm organisations to do so.
5 May 2022 News
Tánaiste and Ryan riding 'merry-go-round of contradictions' on turf ban
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said that the ban on turf would punish people who have no other alternative to heat their homes other than home heat heating oil.
26 April 2022 News
Climate Change Advisory Council critical of Government energy policy
The council supports the Government’s current carbon tax plans, including using the revenue generated to invest in sustainable agriculture.
19 April 2022 News
Carbon tax increase will ‘add fuel to fire’ for farmers – Jackie Cahill TD
Farmers and agricultural contractors are at their wits end on whether they can get books balanced and stay afloat, says Jackie Cahill TD.
7 April 2022 News