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# cap - Friday 21 February, 2020

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement
# No Deal
# No Deal

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 7:52 PM 48,264 Views 123 Comments

Leo Varadkar had said that the budget proposal as it stood was “not something [Ireland] can accept”.

# cap - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims
# Compo Culture
# Compo Culture

Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims

Dec 11th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,031 Views 24 Comments

Soft tissue, or whiplash claims, are the most common claims made in Ireland.

# cap - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Poll: Should there be a cap on personal injury claims?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a cap on personal injury claims?

Jun 5th 2019, 10:19 AM 28,131 Views 96 Comments

The Law Reform Commission is looking into the topic.

# cap - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Ireland call-up off Copeland's radar as he looks to become Connacht leader
# Fresh Start
From The42
# Fresh Start

Ireland call-up off Copeland's radar as he looks to become Connacht leader

Aug 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 7,496 Views 7 Comments

The 30-year-old doesn’t think he is part of Joe Schmidt’s plans.

# cap - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court
# Cap It Off
# Cap It Off

Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:30 PM 12,677 Views 0 Comments

He said he wore it as a dig at his colleagues who had supported Hillary Clinton.

# cap - Thursday 5 January, 2017

China to crack down on record-breaking spending by football clubs
# Enough Is Enough
From The42
# Enough Is Enough

China to crack down on record-breaking spending by football clubs

Jan 5th 2017, 2:15 PM 10,533 Views 4 Comments

Splashing massive funds on overseas players is not going down well.

# cap - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Samsung's quick fix for the Note 7's exploding battery problem? Stop it from fully charging
# Stop Gap
# Stop Gap

Samsung's quick fix for the Note 7's exploding battery problem? Stop it from fully charging

Sep 13th 2016, 3:23 PM 7,935 Views 9 Comments

An update will cap the Note 7′s charge at 60%, but it’s unclear if Samsung will roll it out worldwide.

# cap - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information
# Un-baaa-lieveable
# Un-baaa-lieveable

Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information

May 30th 2015, 8:20 PM 34,249 Views 105 Comments

You can now search how much each Irish farmer gets in EU funding.

# cap - Friday 19 December, 2014

Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill
# Open All Hours
# Open All Hours

Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill

Dec 19th 2014, 1:38 PM 9,873 Views 35 Comments

And you thought Marks and Spencer’s was pricey…

# cap - Thursday 10 July, 2014

EU Commission seeks return of €57m in farm support payments
# CAP
# CAP

EU Commission seeks return of €57m in farm support payments

Jul 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,087 Views 11 Comments

European Court of Auditors says Commission did not properly supervise Member States in the calculation of CAP entitlements.

# cap - Saturday 28 June, 2014

'There’s much more to Macra than farming'
# SOCIAL LIFE
# SOCIAL LIFE

'There’s much more to Macra than farming'

Jun 28th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,670 Views 11 Comments

It’s a club that boasts about 8,000 members throughout the country, but what is Macra na Feirme and why do people join?

# cap - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open

May 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 402 Views 64 Comments

The reality is that this globalisation of our food and agricultural system is failing consumers, the environment and our farmers.

# cap - Saturday 29 March, 2014

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle

Mar 29th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,023 Views 29 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP thinks he and colleague Mairéad McGuinness could take two seats in ‘Midlands North-West’ but admits “it’s a big ask”.

# cap - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed
# Pay
# Pay

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed

Jan 28th 2014, 12:37 PM 5,969 Views 32 Comments

AIB declined to comment if they held discussions with government about changing compensation policy for top bankers.

# cap - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Over €12.5 billion committed to agriculture over the next seven years
# Funding For Farmers
# Funding For Farmers

Over €12.5 billion committed to agriculture over the next seven years

Jan 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 6,878 Views 35 Comments

“It covers everything from hill farmers to suckler cows,” Enda Kenny said today.

# cap - Monday 23 September, 2013

Plan to increase Ireland's agricultural output could cause harm to environment
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Plan to increase Ireland's agricultural output could cause harm to environment

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:45 PM 5,735 Views 52 Comments

A report commissioned by the Government claims that the negative effects can be mitigated but green groups are concerned.

# cap - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: CIE's financial woes and Irish troops in Syria
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: CIE's financial woes and Irish troops in Syria

Jul 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,623 Views 9 Comments

Representatives from Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann and Dublin Bus will meet the Transport committee ahead of the possibility of further strike action.

# cap - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Motion for mortgage holders and CAP, oh CAP
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Motion for mortgage holders and CAP, oh CAP

Jul 9th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,307 Views 8 Comments

Fianna Fáil want limits on how often – and how – financial institutions can contact indebted mortgage holders while CAP reform debate is sure to rile the agricultural community.

# cap - Monday 24 June, 2013

PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms
# Load Of Bull
# Load Of Bull

PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms

Jun 24th 2013, 3:51 PM 5,749 Views 46 Comments

There’s a load of bull on Kildare Street today. Literally.

Decision time: Talks resume on CAP reform in final push for deal
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Decision time: Talks resume on CAP reform in final push for deal

Jun 24th 2013, 8:07 AM 2,261 Views 4 Comments

“I believe an overall agreement is now within our grasp,” said Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney, who is chairing the two-day meeting.

# cap - Friday 14 June, 2013

Column: Here's why the farmers are protesting on the streets of Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here's why the farmers are protesting on the streets of Ireland

Jun 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 687 Views 15 Comments

The Irish agricultural sector supports 300,000 jobs and €9 billon in exports, but the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) proposals will inflict serious damage on thousands of farmers, writes Niall Madigan.

# cap - Thursday 30 May, 2013

European Parliament reaches agreement on controversial fisheries reform
# Fishing
# Fishing

European Parliament reaches agreement on controversial fisheries reform

May 30th 2013, 7:37 AM 4,350 Views 29 Comments

This follows tough negotiations by the Irish Presidency and strong protests here.

# cap - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin
# Farmers
# Farmers

Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin

May 28th 2013, 1:12 PM 9,027 Views 44 Comments

The demonstration was held against proposed reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy.

# cap - Monday 13 May, 2013

Column: We need to plan for a realistic, sustainable future in order to survive
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to plan for a realistic, sustainable future in order to survive

May 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 45 Views 52 Comments

Our collective inability to recognise the enormity of a growing food crisis caused by climate change is to our detriment, writes Gerry Crilly.

# cap - Thursday 9 May, 2013

So, what has the EU ever done for us?
# Splitters
From The Daily Edge
# Splitters

So, what has the EU ever done for us?

May 9th 2013, 7:25 PM 2,550 Views 3 Comments

There’s the roads, of course.

# cap - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Farmers happy with progress on CAP but there is still 'a long way to go'
# Farming
# Farming

Farmers happy with progress on CAP but there is still 'a long way to go'

Mar 20th 2013, 10:13 AM 3,291 Views 12 Comments

Henry Burns said the deal with hit the most productive farmers the hardest.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 20th 2013, 8:36 AM 10,891 Views 8 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Agreement reached on CAP reform
# Farming
# Farming

Agreement reached on CAP reform

Mar 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,672 Views 18 Comments

European agriculture ministers accepted the package tabled by Ireland’s Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney late last night.

# cap - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Mar 19th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,053 Views 7 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# cap - Thursday 14 March, 2013

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'
# Farmers
# Farmers

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'

Mar 14th 2013, 5:11 PM 8,414 Views 57 Comments

MEP Liam Alyward said the vote is just the beginning of the reform and now is the time to work on giving countries flexibility within the policy.

# cap - Monday 11 March, 2013

IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms
# CAP
# CAP

IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms

Mar 11th 2013, 2:57 PM 5,559 Views 68 Comments

Hundreds braved the weather to picket outside Dublin Castle.

# cap - Sunday 10 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Mar 10th 2013, 9:01 AM 11,066 Views 12 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Farmers to stage protest during visit by EU agriculture commissioner
# Farmers
# Farmers

Farmers to stage protest during visit by EU agriculture commissioner

Mar 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,425 Views 23 Comments

Yesterday farmers held a rally outside Minister Simon Coveney’s constituency office in Cork.

# cap - Monday 4 March, 2013

Coveney says farmers' association wants to keep the status quo
# Farmers
# Farmers

Coveney says farmers' association wants to keep the status quo

Mar 4th 2013, 9:26 AM 3,021 Views 23 Comments

The Minister was speaking about proposed CAP payment reforms.

# cap - Sunday 3 March, 2013

IFA holds emergency meeting, claims minister is 'letting farmers down'
# Farming
# Farming

IFA holds emergency meeting, claims minister is 'letting farmers down'

Mar 3rd 2013, 5:21 PM 6,329 Views 89 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association said the outcomes of Minister Coveney’s meetings with EU ministers have not reflected his stated aims.

# cap - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

EU to seek refund of €625,000 in Irish CAP funds
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

EU to seek refund of €625,000 in Irish CAP funds

Feb 26th 2013, 1:03 PM 5,465 Views 18 Comments

We’re getting off lightly, though – Northern Ireland alone is being asked to return €17.7 million.

# cap - Monday 25 February, 2013

Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations
# Farming
# Farming

Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations

Feb 25th 2013, 7:14 PM 3,193 Views 5 Comments

However the Irish Farmers’ Association said the proposals “still represent unacceptable cuts for thousands of Irish farmers”.

# cap - Thursday 7 February, 2013

What's on the table for the 2014-2020 EU budget?
# Facts And Figures
# Facts And Figures

What's on the table for the 2014-2020 EU budget?

Feb 7th 2013, 6:31 AM 4,460 Views 4 Comments

As EU leaders gather in Brussels for the first of a two-day summit, just what is at stake, and where is the money going to come from?

# cap - Monday 28 January, 2013

Coveney to "force the pace" on agriculture policies in EU
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Coveney to "force the pace" on agriculture policies in EU

Jan 28th 2013, 9:52 AM 2,451 Views 0 Comments

The Agriculture Minister is taking part in the Agriculture and Fisheries

# cap - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Decisions on CAP will be critical for future of farmers - IFA President
# Farmers
# Farmers

Decisions on CAP will be critical for future of farmers - IFA President

Jan 16th 2013, 11:02 AM 2,172 Views 9 Comments

Addressing the associations AGM, Bryan said farmers were angry by budget cuts announced by the minister.

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