‘Not appropriate’ to shut horse slaughter on allegations alone - Minister
Noel Bardon
The Minister said that general and non-specific allegations made on a horse slaughter facility were not enough to justify the Department shutting the plant later featured in RTÉ Investigates.
3 July 2024 Feature
My Farming Week: Norman Dunne, Owenstown, Maynooth, Co Kildare
Norman Dunne and his father Michael used to operate a conventional tillage system, before moving to direct drilling in recent years.
2 July 2024 News
Diageo turns sod on new Kildare brewery
The Kildare-based brewery will be the second-largest brewing operation in Ireland after St James’s Gate.
IAM to mark 40 years of Hardi with crop care day
Irish Hardi sprayer importer, IAM, is celebrating its 40-year partnership with the brand with a Hardi crop care day on Wednesday 3 July in Newbridge, Co Kildare.
26 June 2024 News
Two small country properties with big appeal
One is in a very convenient location in Co Kildare, the other has a beautiful house and garden and is in scenic Co Wicklow.
20 June 2024 News
My Farming Week: Stephen Byrne, Monsterevin, Co Kildare
The Byrne family hosted Agri Aware's annual open farm day on Saturday, which aimed to bridge the disconnect between urban and rural.
19 June 2024 News
Hundreds flock to Agri Aware open day
The open day was held on Stephen Byrne's farm in Co Kildare and aimed at bridging the disconnect between city and country.
15 June 2024 News
€4.5m farm in horse country
A premium property, owned by flat racing great Michael Kinnane for sale in Kildare, writes Paul Mooney.
12 June 2024 Property
115ac and quiet living in the heart of Co Kildare
The location is pleasant countryside – but the bright lights are not far away, writes Paul Mooney.
5 June 2024 Property
Agri Aware launches open farm event
Agri Aware's open farm event will take place on Stephen Byrne's farm on Saturday 15 June. The event aims to bridge the disconnect between producers and consumers.
20 May 2024 News
Taoiseach 'engaging' with Minister for Finance on VAT rebate debacle
The change in interpretation by Revenue of how VAT can be reclaimed by non-VAT-registered farmers has caused them some angst, An Taoiseach admitted.
18 May 2024 News
Green light for new vet school 'coming fast' - Taoiseach
A decision on where the new vet school will be located is expected in the next "few weeks", Taoiseach Simon Harris has said.
16 May 2024 News