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Big battle for final seats in Brussels
Pat O'Toole
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.
9 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
8 June 2024 Opinion
Opinion: Kelleher, Cowen and co get a dose of Andrews' Liversalts
The Fianna Fáil candidate for the Dublin constituency set the cat among the, er, dairy cows, as he stated his opposition to the nitrates derogation days before polling.
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.
6 June 2024 Podcast
What do farm leaders demand of Ireland’s next batch of MEPs?
With the European elections looming, the Irish Farmers Journal spoke to the IFA, the ICSA, the INHFA and Macra on the upcoming elections.
3 June 2024 News
Three big farming issues facing the MEPs Ireland elects
CAP, food security and environmental issues are likely to be the dominant farming issues for the next European Parliament.
1 June 2024 l2
ICOS calls on MEP candidates to prioritise ‘chronic shortage’ of young farmers
All institutions in the EU should include farmers and co-operatives in the consultation process relating to files which have a direct impact on farms, ICOS has said.
29 May 2024 News
European election matters to farmers
Here is your guide to the European elections, and to why you should not only vote, but vote with care and consideration on 7 June.
29 May 2024 l2
How to vote in the upcoming European elections
The polling stations will open on Friday 7 June, when the people will vote for who they would like to see represent Ireland in the European Parliament for the next five years.
29 May 2024 l2
Agri tech businesses must be supported to 'thrive and develop' - Agtech Ireland
Agtech Ireland's manifesto for local and European elections on 7 June has been released.
22 May 2024 News
ICOS calls on MEP candidates to prioritise ‘chronic shortage’ of young farmers
All institutions in the EU should include farmers and co-operatives in the consultation process relating to files which have a direct impact on farms, ICOS has said.
20 May 2024 News
Sparks fly on rewetting at IFA MEP debate
While candidates remained largely on the same page on the CAP budget, there was a large divergence across the table on rewetting and the Nature Restoration Law.
9 May 2024 News