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#Common Agricultural Policy

# common-agricultural-policy - Friday 17 May, 2019

Question: What would you change about Europe's agricultural policy?

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is due to be reformed in 2020.

# common-agricultural-policy - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Question: What would you change about Europe's agricultural policy?

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is due to be reformed in 2020.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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?

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Farmers to stage protest during visit by EU agriculture commissioner

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

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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”.

# common-agricultural-policy - Friday 8 February, 2013

Kenny: EU budget 'a good deal for Ireland and a good deal for Europe'

The Taoiseach has welcomed a deal limiting EU spending between 2014 and 2020 to €960 billion.

European Parliament leaders: We will veto hard-fought EU budget

The leaders of the four main groups say ‘non’ to the deal – making it virtually impossible for Ireland to steer it past MEPs.

Leaders strike a deal on EU budget until 2020

The deal comes in spite of what were seen as key differences between France and the UK over the EU’s fiscal future.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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?

# common-agricultural-policy - 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

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

# common-agricultural-policy - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit

EU leaders are to spend the day and probably tomorrow discussing their budget for the next seven years.

# common-agricultural-policy - 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.

Farmers hold 'Day of Action' to secure EU agricultural funding

Over 10,000 farmers are expected at a demonstration against possible cuts to the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.

# common-agricultural-policy - Sunday 19 February, 2012

EC takes back €141k in agriculture expenditure from Ireland

The recovery of the money relates to funding provided that was unduly spent and is part of a wider recouping of nearly €55m from many EU member states.

# common-agricultural-policy - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

CAP reforms propose new focus on 'green' farming

Proposed reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy will cap farm subsidies and link payments with environmental measures.