A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
Tomorrow, the Irish Farmer’s Association (IFA) will name a new president after a lengthy campaign which came to a conclusion last Friday, December 13.
Sun, 15 Dec, 2019
Meat processor ABP said today it will increase the base price of beef cattle for delivery to its plants from next Monday.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
IFA Pigs Committee Chairman Tom Hogan has called for all farmers to be paid at least €1.90/kg, after the main pig processors left their official quotes unchanged for this week at €1.84-1.86/kg.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
A strategy to empower and encourage more women and younger farmers to get involved in the Irish Farmers Association was launched today.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
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.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
Amidst the backdrop of a trade war between the US and China, Chinese company Huawei are admirable defiant in their quest to become the number one mobile phone manufacturer in the world.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Sony have launched a new phone ahead of the world's leading consumer electronics and home appliances trade show today.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
The Government has been urged to directly intervene in the beef price crisis amid escalating court actions and wildcat protests outside processing facilities around the country.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has contracted a leading economist to determine what happens between the time beef leaves the farmer and when the consumer buys it.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
The deal will allow the States to sell a lot more beef to the European market.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
Hundreds of farmers descended on Dublin yesterday urging the Government not to “sell them out”.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
"Even with the UK in Europe we are already over 102% self-sufficient in beef," said Joe Healy
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
The Mercosur deal would allow for greater imports from Latin American countries to the EU, including cheaper beef.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
Distance in today’s world erects no barriers to the spread of contagion, which is why Agriculture Minister Michael Creed and the president of the Irish Farmers’ Association have issued warnings about the westward path of African swine fever, an infection that threatens no harm to humans but which kills pigs and wild boar.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
IFA President Joe Healy has urged the Government to push ahead with an independent retail regulator to give effect to tougher legislation on the food chain.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
The average family farm income fell by 21% in 2018, according to a new Teagasc report.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
It reallly is the new political frontier. Richard Bruton, the minister who has responsibility for policy on climate change, was questioned by Labour’s Joan Burton this week on whether he had become a vegetarian or a vegan.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has criticised French handlers who were filmed allegedly abusing Irish cattle in Cherbourg.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
A feed-in tariff and preferential grid access are needed to make on-farm and community renewable energy possible, said IFA president Joe Healy.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Irish meat factories are lagging behind the pigmeat prices being offered across Europe in recent weeks, said IFA pigs chairman Tom Hogan.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) says the EU needs to make sure there is a close relationship with the UK after Brexit.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
The Northern Ireland Football League (NIFL) have poured cold water over the FAI's announcement a new cross-border competition.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
The Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association have revealed their intention to submit a joint bid to host the UEFA Under-21 Championship in 2023 in a historic announcement.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2018
More farming and land disputes and disagreements are likely to be solved by mediation, following the joint launch of a nationwide mediation service by IFA, the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland, and IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has asked farmers to be vigilant in Meath after the theft of the 15th Land Cruiser in three months has left gardai baffled
Thu, 13 Sep, 2018
A farming chief has hit out at an unprovoked and violent attack on a farmer in north Dublin as “disgraceful and very worrying” and have called for a greater garda presence in rural areas.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
A group of farmers in the west of Ireland are rejecting plans for new Greenway routes.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2018
Farmers fear the UK’s plans for Brexit could lead to international trade deals that would undercut prices and “destroy the livelihoods of tens of thousands of Irish family farmers”.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
There have been calls for the government to oppose the CAP budget which was announced today.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
Farmers are being urged to effectively boycott the sale of Irish farms by vulture funds.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
Fianna Fáil says the government has ignored warnings from the farming community about the developing fodder crisis.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018
There is a call for the Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to allocate a dedicated budget to farmers to help them through the fodder crisis.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has allocated €1.5m to import fodder, as farmers strain to feed stock.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
A multimillion-euro scheme aimed at supporting struggling farmers import fodder is to be announced by the agriculture minister today.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
The IFA has urged Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to use a projected €106m underspend in the €4bn Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 to fund existing and new farm schemes.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
The IFA is seeking more gardaí and patrol cars in rural Ireland in the wake of a weekend attack.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
Irish farmers are calling on the UK to get serious about the Brexit negotiations.
Sun, 24 Sep, 2017
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
Farmers have said it is impossible to see how the Irish border can stay open and free of checkpoints under the Brexit proposals.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
Cattle prices from €4 to €4.50/kg and mid-season lamb prices of €5 to €6.00/kg are essential to cover the cost of production on the most efficient farms, says IFA president Joe Healy.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
The IFA and the Road Safety Authority are urging road users to take extra care in the summer months due to the seasonal increase in the number of tractors, trailers and other farm machinery on the roads.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017