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#CAP

# cap - Thursday 16 August, 2018

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

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

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

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

# cap - Thursday 5 January, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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 This post contains images

PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

So, what has the EU ever done for us?

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'

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Agreement reached on CAP reform

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

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 This post contains videos

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'

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 This post contains images

IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms

Hundreds braved the weather to picket outside Dublin Castle.

# cap - Sunday 10 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

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

The Minister was speaking about proposed CAP payment reforms.

# cap - Sunday 3 March, 2013

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

# cap - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Leap card: Daily Luas spend capped, and auto-top-up on the way

The National Transport Authority introduced the cap, and plans to roll it out for Irish Rail and Dublin Bus in the near future.

# cap - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

PHOTOS: Farmers take to Dublin to oppose possible EU cuts Farmers This post contains images

PHOTOS: Farmers take to Dublin to oppose possible EU cuts

The Irish Farmers’ Association says possible cuts to the EU budget could have a material impact on CAP funding.

Minister: I understand why farmers are protesting today

The farmers are protesting against possible cuts to Common Agricultural Policy funding.

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