The current IFA national treasurer beat its Munster chairman John Coughlan and livestock chairman Angus Woods to succeed Joe Healy as president for a two year term.
Farmers are continuing their campaign for higher beef prices with a protest in Kildare this morning.
Today’s protest by farmers outside a Lidl distribution centre has been slammed as “a completely unjustified stunt”.
Latest: The Irish Farmers' Association says protests will continue until there's a significant increase in the price of beef.
One of the country's largest retail distribution centres is being blockaded by farmers in a protest over beef prices.
Three candidates have been nominated to run for the position of president of the Irish Farmers' Association.
The race to succeed Joe Healy as the next president of the IFA has opened up after Munster regional chairman John Coughlan announced his intention to run for the office in this year’s election.
Today, a man was arrested at a protest outside a meat processing plant in County Cavan, while another protestor was taken from the scene at Liffey Meats in Ballyjamesduff in an ambulance.
A €100m fund for beef farmers experiencing difficulties as a result of Brexit has been dismissed as inadequate by the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA).
The Irish Farmers' Association is calling on the government to set up a Brexit fund for farmers.
The Irish Farmers' Association has said the Climate Action Plan is very demanding on farmers.
TheGovernment's plan to mitigate against a looming Brexit is a multi-million euro loans scheme for small business.
Farmers are concerned that vital efforts to keep their poultry safe from bird flu may also ruin their business.
Irish farmers have weighed into the Brexit debate by urging their friends and relatives in the UK to vote to remain in the EU.
Hundreds of farmers are still waiting for emergency flood relief funding that was promised in the wake of Storm Desmond.
ESB have restored power to 30,000 homes so far today, with 40,000 still experiencing power cuts.
The Irish Farmers' Association is protesting proposed reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy outside Dublin Castle where EU agriculture ministers are discussing the changes.
The Irish Farmers' Association is warning that many people could be out of a job if rising costs in food production are not curbed.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has committed to resolving the horse meat crisis after food safety chiefs warned of fraudsters drip-feeding contaminated product into the food chain.
The Irish Farmers' Association is calling on the public to report the movements of stray dogs in rural areas, following two recent attacks which have claimed the lives of 60 sheep.
The Irish Farmers' Association has confirmed that the deadline for claiming existing Rights of Way is the 30th of November, 2021.
A group of experts, including Irish MEPs and EU ambassadors, will begin a week-long debate on the Fiscal Treaty today.
Europe's Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolo has said he is hopeful that Irish farmers will be happy with the changes being made to the Common Agricultural Policy.
The importance of the Common Agricultural Policy to Irish farmers will be highlighted at a conference in Tipperary later today.
Counting to elect the next president of the Irish Farmers' Association is underway this morning in Citywest in Dublin.
Thousands of farmers are expected to drive their tractors into towns around the country today as part of protest to highlight falling farm incomes.
Irish farmers could be set to lose out on tens of millions of euros in payments due to the latest reforms in EU subsidies, according to the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA).
Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) representatives warned the entire industry faces a similar fate as Cappoquin Chickens if lax labelling laws which allow cheap foreign imports to be passed off as Irish are not addressed.
Around 400 farmers have mounted a protest at the Guinness brewery in Dublin today over the price being paid to them for barley.
The Irish Farmers' Association claims a compromise proposal for a new global trade deal would seriously damage Irish farming.
The Tánaiste Mary Coughlan, Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith and Minister for Trade John McGuinness have said they have serious reservations about particular aspects of the WTO negotiations in relation to agriculture.
Members of the Irish Farmers' Association are to protest over a likely World Trade Organisation deal outside the Taoiseach's constituency office in Co Offaly.
The Irish Postmasters' Union says post offices across the country are under renewed threat of closure.
Irish Farmers' Association (IFA), which belatedly pledged support for the Lisbon Treaty, tonight warned of a looming blame game.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to visit Dublin today to push for a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.
The Irish Farmers' Association is holding a protest at the Department of Agriculture offices in Limerick this afternoon.
Disinfectant measures at ports and airports in the North to prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease have ended, it emerged today.
A new poster campaign is aiming to tackle the increase in littering across the countryside.
The Irish Farmers' Association and the Ulster Farmers' Union have issued a joint call for an EU ban on Brazilian beef imports.
The Irish Farmers' Association is accusing the European Commission of having lax standards when it comes to foot-and-mouth disease.
The Irish Farmers' Association is warning of potential confrontation if new proposals on access to land for walkers are adopted.
About 100 sheep farmers have staged a protest outside a supermarket on Dublin's Grafton Street at the chain's sale of lamb from New Zealand.
Irish farmers have claimed that they are not to blame for the imminent rise in the cost of a loaf of bread.
Farmers have hit out at the Minister for Agriculture's decision to give more than two thirds of EU compensation from the shutting down of the sugar industry in Ireland to Greencore.
The Irish Farmers' Association is seeking an extra €500m from the Government every year to protect the future of the agriculture sector.
UNIONS at the country’s only remaining sugar factory in Mallow last night accused the Government of pandering to the needs of farmers as the firm closes with the loss of 324 jobs.
A MASSIVE 83% of those who responded to an Irish Examiner poll believe that Mayo farmer Padraig Nally should not have been jailed for killing Traveller John 'Frog' Ward.
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