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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 25 June, 2019


# ifa - Monday 17 February, 2014

Coveney to dairy farmers: You're (still) producing too much milk

Ireland’s volume of milk supplies in January was above what is allowed under EU quotas.

# ifa - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Outgoing IFA president says he has the skills for MEP job

John Bryan is expected to run for Fine Gael in the European elections this summer.

# ifa - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Meath man Eddie Downey elected as new IFA President

The tillage, poultry and suckler farmer from Slane will take over in the top job in January.

# ifa - Friday 8 November, 2013

From The42 Enda Kenny proposes an all-Ireland soccer team to play against England All-Ireland XI

Enda Kenny proposes an all-Ireland soccer team to play against England

Taoiseach raises idea of 32-county side to take part in occasional charity matches.

# ifa - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Own-brand products 'allow retailers to bully their suppliers'

An Oireachtas committee has expressed “serious concerns” about the increasing use of own-brand products by supermarkets and retailers.

# ifa - Thursday 29 August, 2013

SuperValu to become first retailer to trace its bacon by DNA

The retailer came up with the idea after recognising potential weaknesses in paper based traceability systems following the pigmeat dioxin crisis.

# ifa - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties

An increase in livestock thefts has been reported in Cavan and Monaghan recently.

# ifa - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Call for 10-metre cow-free zones around streams, rivers and lakes

After two Cork beaches were forced to close because of suspected agricultural runoff, one group wants a cattle buffer zone around bodies of water.

# ifa - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Progress made on CAP reform as Luxembourg meetings continue

The IFA has reacted somewhat positively to the movements in Europe but still has warnings.

# ifa - 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.

# ifa - 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.

Minister 'energised and determined' to get good deal for Irish farmers

EU agricultures ministers are meeting at Dublin Castle this morning for further discussions on CAP reforms, while members of the Irish Farmers’ Association plan to protest in the city today.

# ifa - Friday 10 May, 2013

Fodder scheme doubled to €2m and extended for two more weeks

The fodder will help farmers suffering from food shortages for their livestock following the unseasonally cold winter.

# ifa - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Fodder from France due tomorrow for stricken Irish farmers

The fodder crisis has seen the IFA set up a fund so that it can transport huge amounts of fodder to farmers so that they can feed their animals.

# ifa - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

3,000 tonnes of fodder from France to help farmers in 'crisis'

The IFA President said this might be the first of many more shipments of fodder.

# ifa - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Video: Martin McGuinness mixes up his IFA and his IRA Slip-up This post contains videos

Video: Martin McGuinness mixes up his IFA and his IRA

He meant to refer to the Irish Football Association….

# ifa - 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.

# ifa - 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.

# ifa - Monday 4 March, 2013

Coveney says farmers' association wants to keep the status quo

The Minister was speaking about proposed CAP payment reforms.

# ifa - Sunday 3 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added completely pointless things Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added completely pointless things

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

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.

# ifa - Friday 1 March, 2013

'Perfect storm' sees 12pc fall in milk production in January

Milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers in January was well down on 2012 – thanks to falling prices and rising costs.

# ifa - 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”.

# ifa - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

21 people lost their lives farming last year

The IFA President has urged farm families to work safely in 2013.

# ifa - Friday 21 December, 2012

Tributes paid to late Minister of State Shane McEntee

Tributes have been paid to the late Fine Gael TD, who died at his home in Co Meath aged 56.

# ifa - Monday 10 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge What's all that racket at the Mansion House today? Little Angels This post contains images

# ifa - Sunday 21 October, 2012

iOS 6 enables advertisers to track user preferences by default

Apple have made this possible through the use of a cookie-like unique identifer, which advertisers can use to track user preferences. It can be disabled, however.

# ifa - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

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.

# ifa - Thursday 23 August, 2012

One-in-three Irish farmers don't share their problems

Isolation and loneliness among farmers can make them more vulnerable to mental health issues, says study.

# ifa - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Farming bodies against asset testing for third-level grants

Interest groups say the move could result in children from low-income families being refused maintenance assistance.

# ifa - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA

The wet weather has made it impossible for farmers to harvest crops – but the bad weather is set to continue this week.

# ifa - Saturday 16 June, 2012

North's Football Association rejects growing calls for all Ireland soccer team

The Taoiseach and senior ministers have joined growing calls in political circles for the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association to unite.

# ifa - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From The42 Hit for 6: Michael O'Neill unhappy at Dutch disaster Euro 2012

Hit for 6: Michael O'Neill unhappy at Dutch disaster

“The gulf in class was evident between the two teams,” O’Neill said after the rout last night.

# ifa - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From The42 Sligo Rovers sorry for damage to Glentoran fans' bus Apology

Sligo Rovers sorry for damage to Glentoran fans' bus

The Airtricity League club have also offered to pay for the cleaning of the visiting supporters’ coach.

# ifa - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Former IFA president John Dillon released from prison hours after arrest

The farmer was jailed this morning over non-payment of fines related to his use of electronic signs during last year’s general election.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…