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#Irish farmers

# irish-farmers - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Healy Rae tells ministers to get out of their 'ivory towers' and talk to Irish farming families about EU trade deal
# Mercosur Deal
# Mercosur Deal

Healy Rae tells ministers to get out of their 'ivory towers' and talk to Irish farming families about EU trade deal

Jul 2nd 2019, 4:51 PM 17,951 Views 65 Comments

The biggest ever trade agreement between the EU and South American countries was announced last week.

# 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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Apr 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,070 Views 46 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, 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
# Cannabis In Ireland
# Cannabis In Ireland

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

Apr 2nd 2019, 6:10 AM 14,564 Views 12 Comments

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
# IFA

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

Jan 29th 2019, 1:54 PM 7,302 Views 19 Comments

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
# Medicinal Use
# Medicinal Use

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

Dec 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 28,747 Views 57 Comments

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 Great Veg War
# The Great Veg War

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

Feb 3rd 2017, 10:40 AM 24,595 Views 43 Comments

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"
# Farmer's Plight
# Farmer's Plight

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

Oct 18th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,130 Views 14 Comments

“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

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

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

Mar 11th 2015, 9:59 PM 3,518 Views 4 Comments

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
# Nice Calves
# Nice Calves

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

Sep 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 45,381 Views 33 Comments

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
# Not Lovin' It
# Not Lovin' It

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:10 PM 33,021 Views 69 Comments

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
# New Boss
# New Boss

Meath man Eddie Downey elected as new IFA President

Dec 17th 2013, 8:08 PM 7,532 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Farming
# Farming

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

Nov 23rd 2011, 7:00 AM 1,428 Views 4 Comments

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.