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Battle begins for EU top jobs
Pat O'Toole
With the European elections completed, the fight for leadership and committee positions is under way in Brussels.
6 June 2024 Podcast
Politics Podcast: race to Brussels remains tight
Political correspondent Pat O’Toole outlines the lay of the land just days before voters go to the polls to elect the 14 MEPs who will represent Ireland in Brussels.
5 June 2024 News
Pork and dairy in China's firing line
There are mounting fears that China will hit back at European agri-produce if the EU imposes increased import duties on Chinese manufactured electric cars.
How the European Commission, Parliament and Council work
Pat O'Toole takes a look at the three stools of Brussels - the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.
2 June 2024 l2
Carberry neck and neck with Cowen
The Irish Farmers Journal surveyed over 1,100 farmers in the Midlands North West and South, here are the results of the poll.
29 May 2024 News
Safe-hands Farrell takes the reins at ICSA
Hugh Farrell cut his teeth with ICSA as a county chair, before moving on to head up the association’s animal health and welfare committee.
29 May 2024 Dealer
Could the Dutch derogation plan rebound on Irish farmers?
As the new Dutch government says it will scrap cow cull plans, how will its opposition to climate action plan targets affect the temperature in Brussels?
22 May 2024 Dealer
ICMSA to take part in protest in Brussels next week
The EU and member states finally act on the historic threat to farmer incomes and the ability of the EU to feed itself going forward, ICMSA president Denis Drennan said.
22 May 2024 News
Opinion: following in TJ Maher's footsteps is a daunting challenge
The first direct elections to the European Parliament saw TJ Maher dominate the Munster poll, beginning a 15-year career for the former IFA president.
18 May 2024 Opinion
Dutch likely to row back and seek further derogation
This comes as a coalition was formed in the Netherlands this week, with the new government saying it will seek to renew the country’s nitrates derogation.
17 May 2024 News
Meet the candidates in the Ireland South constituency
It’s a crowded field in the South constituency, so we have put questions to the prominent farming candidates across the main farming issues. Pat O’Toole reports.
15 May 2024 News
Time for candidates to work for their farmer constituents
At the very mention of water quality, anger levels rose in the western farmers and the very same happened in Kilkenny.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints