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Coveney will not contest next general election
Anne O'Donoghue
Simon Coveney made the announcement this Wednesday 10 July in writing to all Fine Gael members in his Cork South Central constituency.
6 July 2024 News
Fine Gael reiterates plan to exempt farmers from residential zone land tax
Mayo TD Michael Ring said it is important to ensure that hard working farmers and their families are not penalised by a tax which was aimed at land hoarders.
17 June 2024 Opinion
Opinion: when opportunity knocks, perhaps you should open the door
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil seem to have dismissed the prospect of a summer election, but it might be their best chance of being returned to power.
High-profile farmers lose out on council seats
It was a difficult week for Dermot Kelleher, Kevin Comiskey, and the Hacketts as their efforts to become county councillors fell short.
12 June 2024 News
Analysis: survey predicted Sinn Féin's slump
The recent Irish Farmers Journal survey showed Sinn Féin at 6%, which seemed nonsensical. But using the slide rule of doubling that vote, it proved eerily accurate.
12 June 2024 News
Big battle for final seats in Brussels
While Seán Kelly, Billy Kelleher and Luke Ming Flanagan will join the four Dublin MEPs in the next parliament, there is a massive fight on for the remaining seven seats.
12 June 2024 News
How did the farmer candidates fare in the local elections?
We provide a unique and comprehensive guide to how the farming candidates standing in the local elections fared.
10 June 2024 News
Farmers Journal farmers survey foresaw the Sinn Féin slump
The big story of the local and European elections so far has been the rise of the independents at the expense of Sinn Féin and we saw it coming from the farmers' poll carried out over two weeks ago
9 June 2024 News
Local election candidate takes aim at Agri-Food Regulator
Councillor Paraic Brady of Fine Gael has criticised the Agri-Food Regulator.
31 May 2024 News
Banks draw ire of MEP candidates at Cork meeting
The Irish banking system was described as dysfunctional by an Irish MEP during meeting with farmers in west Cork earlier this week.
29 May 2024 News
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
The different parties of the European Parliament
The European Parliament has its own party groupings and an extensive committee structure. Here's a quick guide to its workings.
29 May 2024 l2