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Good and bad in Labour party plans
David Wright
The British Labour Party manifesto includes some positive commitments, but nothing on future farm funding.
19 June 2024 Dealer
Eamon Ryan brought out the green agenda
While he became triggering for many farmers, no one can deny the impact Eamon Ryan has made on the Irish political landscape.
19 June 2024 Dealer
IFA/ICMSA alliance helps Mullooly home
The Castlebar count centre could have been mistaken for a cattle mart, so many notable agri-politics figures passed through.
Green’s rural reputation one of Ryan’s biggest regrets
The Minister for the Environment made the comments in his speech as he announced he will step down as Green Party leader.
18 June 2024 News
Passing Nature Restoration Law after elections was cynical move - ICMSA
ICMSA president Denis Drennan claimed that the decision had been deliberately delayed until after votes were counted.
17 June 2024 News
European election results: who are your new MEPs?
Five incumbent MEPs were not re-elected, two of which were Green Party MEPs.
14 June 2024 News
Fermanagh and south Tyrone has the most farms
Over 4,000 farm businesses applied for the Basic Payment Scheme in the Fermanagh and south Tyrone parliamentary constituency this year.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Mart manager dances over the line
One man who added a bit of levity to the recent election counts was Kenmare Mart manager, Dan McCarthy.
12 June 2024 Dealer
UK general election talk has gone post-Brexit
Almost two weeks into the general election campaign in the UK and Brexit is hardly mentioned.
7 June 2024 News
IFA president distances himself from European election candidate
The IFA constitution states that the farm organisation “shall remain non-party political".
6 June 2024 News
Lakeland pulls milk carton stunt
Lakeland Dairies wrote to all 27 MEP candidates in its constituency this week and sent them an empty milk carton.
5 June 2024 News
Your guide to voting in local and European elections
Friday's voting is vital for farming's future, so here's a comprehensive guide to how to exercise your democratic mandate, who you have to choose from and how to make your vote work best for you.
5 June 2024 News