This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 16 June, 2019

#Irish farmers

# irish-farmers - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future

In a wide-ranging interview with, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.

# irish-farmers - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier

Health Minister Simon Harris will bring proposals about the cannabis access programme to Cabinet next month.

# irish-farmers - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers IFA

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers

When asked if farmers felt like sitting ducks in relation to Brexit, IFA President Joe Healy said: “Absolutely”.

# irish-farmers - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis

Health Minister Simon Harris says he would like to see Irish farmers growing cannabis crops.

# irish-farmers - Friday 3 February, 2017

There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way

The IFA said it would meet again with SuperValu to “express farmers’ anger” in the near future.

# irish-farmers - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Tillage farmers advised to share concerns as they pay bills after "perfect storm"

“I know one farmer whose eldest daughter is gone to university, and they’ve managed to pay for the tuition up until Christmas, but they don’t think they can keep her there.”

# irish-farmers - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty Macra Election

Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty

It’s the most delightfully Irish thing you’ll see today, we promise.

# irish-farmers - Friday 12 September, 2014

The harvest is in - and so is the Irish Farmer Calendar 2015

Sides of Irish beef on show in aid of Bóthar.

# irish-farmers - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald's protest

Members of the Irish Farmer’s Association gathered outside the McDonald’s in Kilkenny to protest cuts to their income.

# irish-farmers - 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.

# irish-farmers - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

A quarter of Irish farmers over 70 amid concern over industry's 'age imbalance'

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association has said that just seven per cent of Irish farmers are under 35 and has called on the government to do more.