Macra faces a defining year
The Dealer
Unsustainable losses in 2023 mean Macra must rebound financially, and quickly.
14 May 2024 News
Macra records loss of over €400,000 for 2023
Macra CEO Michael Curran told the organisation's AGM on Saturday that he would “be looking for my own P45” if another loss such as the one experienced in 2023 was recorded for 2024.
22 April 2024 News
Cavan set to host Macra’s 80th AGM
Cavan Macra is set to host the organisation's AGM on Saturday 11 May at Farnham Estate Spa and Golf Resort in Cavan.
Macra to launch new patron membership for over 40s
The cost of Macra’s patron membership will be €50 per annum, with it being launched at an event in April.
26 March 2024 News
Agriculture is doing its part - is everyone else?
It is the lifeblood of rural Ireland and produces enough food to feed 40,000,000 people. Agriculture is doing its part. Macra president Elaine Houlihan asks if everyone else is doing the same.
6 March 2024 Community
80 years young: Macra celebrates a special anniversary
'Macra's longevity is all the more remarkable by the fact that our organisation is run by young people, people with ideas, people who are not afraid to try something different' - Elaine Houlihan.
28 February 2024 Community
Clare and Callan Macra in national debating finals
Crowds gathered in the Horse & Jockey Hotel as South Tipperary Macra hosted the national senior and novice debating finals.
21 February 2024 Community
ASA and Macra to team up for International Women’s Day charity event
The joint event is in support of Breast Cancer Ireland.
12 February 2024 News
Macra competitions to start off the year
Clubs all around the country have been keeping busy with the competitions Macra has to offer, from creative writing to the basketball finals.
7 February 2024 Community
Macra speaks to Coldiretti farmers about land during their visit to Ireland
Just as Ireland does not have the capability to produce more land, Italy faces the same problem, Mick Curran writes.
31 January 2024 Community
Wilkinstown Macra grows to over 40 members
The group has lots of plans for 2024, including weekends away, competitions and charity fundraisers.
24 January 2024 Community
Mixed reaction to dairy calf to beef action plan from farm organisations
Macra welcomed the proposed plan, while the IFA was critical of its lack of financial incentivisation.
19 January 2024 News