Former IFA president Alan Gillis dies
Rachel Donovan
Alan Gillis served as president of the IFA from 1990 to 1994.
3 May 2022 News
Minister must move quickly on €100/ha silage package - IFA
IFA president Tim Cullinan has said that the silage support scheme is a step forward, but that there are still "real food security concerns".
28 April 2022 News
Weekly podcast: clamp down on ‘map acres’, suckler crisis and IFA unease
Detail of a Department of Agriculture clamp down on the use of map acres by intensive farmers, a crisis facing suckler farmers, beef prices, IFA unease and the Emerald Expo Dairy Show all feature.
‘Rumblings’ of no confidence in IFA leadership from Cavan
IFA members in a number of counties have expressed their frustration over the pay increases awarded to IFA leadership this month.
27 April 2022 News
North Cork IFA asks national council to revisit salary increases
IFA members in north Cork have raised issue with the pay increases awarded to the IFA’s leadership and have sought to have them revisited.
20 April 2022 News
‘Substantial’ pig price rises needed urgently – Cullinan
Farmers need at least 50c/kg on today’s prices to be covering their costs, IFA pig chair Roy Gallie said.
15 April 2022 Pigs
IFA remuneration will always make the headlines
After all that occurred in 2015, the decision to award a pay rise to Damian McDonald, Tim Cullinan and Brian Rushe.
13 April 2022 Dealer
IFA to increase director general and president's salaries
The IFA also announced that McDonald’s contract is to be extended indefinitely.
12 April 2022 News
Negotiations ongoing on €100m pig deal
The IFA has ‘paused’ its protest outside the Department of Agriculture’s head office as details of the proposal are discussed.
30 March 2022 News
Pig farmers to remain outside Ag House ‘into tomorrow if we need to’ - pig chair
The pig committee chair has indicated his intention to remain outside the Department's head office until the €100m pig support plan sees a successful outcome.
29 March 2022 News
Weekly podcast: farmer survey findings, CAP entitlements and horticulture
Findings from our reader survey including farmers' plans to reduce fertiliser use and cut stock numbers, CAP entitlements and the impact of below-cost selling by retailers all feature.
24 March 2022 News
Food ombudsman 'crucial' for farmers to get ‘fair share’ - IFA
The IFA has welcomed the announcement of a body which will be set up to oversee business-to-business relationships in the agricultural sector.
23 March 2022 News