Irish beef gets green light from South Korea
Anne O'Donoghue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue said South Korea was designated as a priority market for Irish beef and years of work have gone into gaining access.
1 May 2024 News
Diageo's Newbridge plant clears final hurdle
Following the withdrawal of a High Court challenge to planning approval, Diageo will commence construction of a €200m brewery in Newbridge.
18 April 2024 News
Minister Heydon announces over €800,000 for six research projects
Minister Martin Heydon has announced awards for six new policy-focused research projects and launches the 2024 call to inform policy and strategic needs.
Over €2m announced for new environmental and timber research
Minister of State Martin Heydon has announced €2.2m for Irish researchers participating in European research initiatives.
12 April 2024 News
Heydon stays on in agriculture
The Kildare TD will continue as Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture following the new Taoiseach's mini-reshuffle.
10 April 2024 News
HSA reschedules farm inspection blitz
A focused farm inspection campaign on the safe use of farm machinery timed ahead of the busy harvesting season had been due to kick off in the coming weeks.
5 April 2024 News
Fodder support for farmers still on the table – Heydon
Mixed messaging from the Department on the issue of fodder supports as the poor weather continues to hammer farmers.
3 April 2024 News
Weather hammers farmer morale – Heydon
Minister of State Martin Heydon said support measures for farmers will have to be implemented if weather continues to be poor.
3 April 2024 News
Peatland cooperation part of updated plan between Ireland and Germany
This comes following a meeting between Minister Martin Heydon and parliamentary state secretary in the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture Dr Ophelia Nick.
19 March 2024 News
€2m for agricultural European research partnerships
Minister of State with responsibility for innovation Martin Heydon said at the launch of the partnerships that this research will help agricultural sustainability into the future.
28 February 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: carbon, tillage funding and a new product
On this week’s show, we have plenty of guests from the Minister of State to Teagasc, Tirlán and Syngenta.
22 February 2024 News
Accessing more markets crucial for beef – Minister Heydon
While the UK will remain an important destination for agri-food exports, accessing more markets will allow the sector to maximise returns, Minister Heydon said.
24 January 2024 News