The largest farming group in the country is to coordinate a national response to cover for farmers who fall ill or have to self-isolate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
This is a time when those in the farming community need to support each other
Tue, 17 Mar, 2020
Tue, 03 Mar, 2020
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Neither jockey requested for their ‘B’ Sample to be analysed and both entered guilty pleas.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Talks between beef farmers and producers could reconvene as early as Thursday, as both sides attempt to reach an agreement that will end the standoff over prices paid for cattle.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
The Minister for Agriculture has said that the toxicity of the relationship between the meat industry and farmers cannot continue.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
The ongoing disagreement over beef pricing shows no sign of resolution as farmers reject the Government’s offer of talks.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
A Catholic bishop has said he is establishing a "delivery ministry" of people who will be attempting to rid people of the devil and warned against the possibility of users of Reiki and other healing methods being exposed to evil spirits
Tue, 09 Oct, 2018
A minister of state has claimed that he has been barred from sponsoring his godson at a Confirmation Mass because of his views on abortion.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said Gardasil is only 70% safe, however, the worst that can be said against the vaccine is that it isn’t 100% effective, writes
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
"The women of Ireland might be better served if Bishop Cullinan left pronouncements on important clinical matters such as vaccination programmes to the experts in that field," the HSE's communications spokesman said.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
‘A great asset to the club, a great man to have’
Fri, 28 Oct, 2016
A judge has fined a farmer €600 for animal cruelty after a garda found a dying cow lying down and shaking and moaning uncontrollably in the farmer’s yard.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
We would like to congratulate the new Catholic Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Alphonsus Cullinan, for his encouraging statement on lapsed Catholics and his wish to “reach out to those who have turned away from the practice of the faith, many of whom are in our own families and parish communities”.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
The new Bishop of Waterford and Lismore wants to reach out to Catholics who have “turned away” from the faith.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
Royal Bank of Scotland will hand restructuring chief Rory Cullinan the task of overseeing another major scaling back of its investment bank, sources told Reuters, allowing it to focus on lending to British households and businesses.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
A former primary school teacher and member of the Bunratty Castle Entertainers who was ordained a priest in 1994 has been named the Catholic bishop of Waterford and Lismore.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
The financial regulator in Britain contacted the Central Bank over 2008 and 2009 because it was concerned about the way Quinn Insurance was underwriting business in the UK.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2012
Insurance customers could be paying levies to cover Quinn’s losses for 25 years as the size of the firm’s financial black hole doubled and the Government expressed anger at being “misled” on the scale of the crisis.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2012
A Central Bank official has told the High Court that it's hoped the €1.6bn estimate of what is required to cover the costs of Quinn Insurance is as bad as it gets.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
ANY hesitation in introducing new European country-of-origin labelling for pigmeat and poultry next month will put Irish producers’ livelihoods at risk, according to the IFA.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
THE pregnant widow of a man killed in the Cork Airport plane crash clutched her young daughters’ hands yesterday as she walked behind his coffin.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2011
The pregnant wife of a man killed in Thursday's plane crash at Cork Airport clutched her young daughters’ hands today as she walked behind his coffin.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
A brilliant businessman killed in the Cork air crash was dedicated to his education and his work, his former teacher said today.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011
THE pilots of the aircraft that crash-landed at Cork Airport yesterday, claiming their lives and those of four passengers, have been strongly defended by the chairman of the airline.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011
A SENIOR KPMG partner described as an “exceptional friend and colleague” was fatally injured in the crash which saw another five people lose their lives.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011
Two Irish citizens, three British people and a Spaniard were killed in today's plane crash at Cork Airport.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2011
AS the Government prepares to put a final cost on the Anglo Irish Bank rescue, rating agency Standard & Poor’s warned the total cost of the bailout could be higher than its initial €35 billion estimate.
Wed, 29 Sep, 2010
The Financial Regulator's application to have two joint administrators to the Quinn Insurance group confirmed by the High Court has been adjourned for a week.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2010
A teenager who smashed a glass in the face of a schoolboy leaving him permanently blind in his left eye has been jailed for three years at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2010
THE reopening of the Russian market to Irish pigmeat from February 1 was announced yesterday by Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2010
PIG farmers have called on Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith to copy a British scheme for special labelling of pigmeat products from animals born, reared and slaughtered in Britain.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2009
PRODUCERS are outraged by the drop in pig prices, says the Irish Farmers’ Association. IFA pigs and pigmeat committee chairman, Tim Cullinan, said demand on the Continent is up, yet Irish processors cannot secure better prices for producers.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2009
THE delay in the reopening of the country’s main pig processing plants led to a protest by farmers outside the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food yesterday.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
A FIANNA Fáil TD’s son was hit three times with a bottle after he went to help his father during incidents near a pub more than two years ago, Clonmel Circuit Court heard yesterday.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2008
BERNIE CULLINAN has been elected as president of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
SOARING feed costs and other factors are putting at risk the country’s pig processing industry, which has a farm gate value of €321 million and is worth €223m in exports, it was claimed yesterday.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2007
EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevy today called on the technology sector to throw its weight behind the idea of a pan-European software patent system.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2005