Strong attendance at the first Department of Agriculture BPS application clinic showed the need for assistance among 13% of farmers going through the process online for the first time.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 April 2018
The Department of Agriculture has released details of its nationwide online Basic Payment Scheme clinics.
By Darren Carty on 20 March 2018
The Government has announced a 10-year investment plan, including nearly €9bn for rural areas, but details on broadband roll-out are not included.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 February 2018
Suckler campaign support, fodder scheme clarity, broadband deal for members, BPS applications open.
By Contributor on 15 February 2018
A cross-party group of rural TDs has come together to call for a drastic revision of a draft submission of the National Planning Framework, which they feel ignores the needs of rural Ireland.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 08 February 2018
As the Government holds a special cabinet meeting on the National Planning Framework this Monday, concerns are mounting over continued imbalance in the development of urban and rural areas.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 February 2018
We reflect on those who had a week to remember in the farming world and those who had a week to forget.
By Michael Keaveny on 02 February 2018
In the news today, Thursday 1 February 2018: beef factory profits revealed, stolen feed barrier in Kilkenny and no replacement calf boat found yet.
By Michael Keaveny on 31 January 2018
In the Holyrood budget announcement in December, the Scottish Government pledged a £600 million investment that is expected to deliver 100% superfast broadband to all of Scotland
By Odile Evans on 11 January 2018
A survey of 1,000 European young farmers unveiled in Brussels on Wednesday asked them what they would need to develop their farm sustainably into the future.
By Thomas Hubert on 28 September 2017