The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, has been appointed as Tánaiste, and a number of other ministerial changes in the Cabinet have also been announced.
By Amy Forde on 30 November 2017
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Brexit, Simon Coveney believes that neither the UK or Ireland can affored a "no deal Brexit".
By Amy Forde on 28 November 2017
Carrigaline Macra will host its annual conference which will feature a range of speakers including Minister Simon Coveney and Jim Woulfe of Dairygold.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 27 November 2017
The new Ireland-Kenya Agri-Food Strategy 2017-2021 will be ratified by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney this week.
By Amy Forde on 06 November 2017
With the UK's position for Brexit negotiations now made public, reactions are painting a bleak picture for Irish agri food trade if no progress is made from this starting point.
By Thomas Hubert on 16 August 2017
In the second of our two-part interview series with the Fine Gael leadership contestants, Leo Varadkar talks to Amy Forde about rural Ireland, climate change and Brexit.
By Amy Forde on 01 June 2017
At the final Fine Gael leadership hustings in Cork on Sunday night, Simon Coveney said he would appoint Green party leader Eamon Ryan as climate change minister while Leo Varadkar was more cautious.
By Thomas Hubert on 29 May 2017
Leo Varadkar seems poised to succeed Enda Kenny, but Simon Coveney is right to ensure the contest runs its course.
By The Dealer on 25 May 2017
In the first part of our two-part interview series with the Fine Gael leadership contestants, Simon Coveney laid out his credentials to lead Ireland to Pat O'Toole.
By Pat O'Toole on 25 May 2017
The two contenders for Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach have published their policy priorities, with hints of what they would do for farmers.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 May 2017
Wouldn’t it be great to send Tadhg Furlong , Cian Healy and Sean O’Brien out to find the gormless weeds who called them all sorts of names after the defeat to Wales?
By Damien O'Reilly on 16 March 2017
25,000 Fine Gael members will have a pivotal role in the selection of the next Fine Gael leader, and by extension the Taoiseach, with 25% of the vote.
By The Dealer on 02 March 2017