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Fine Gael's European election strategy is putting off some potential Fine Gael candidates
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Fine Gael's European election strategy is putting off some potential Fine Gael candidates

Feb 11th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,040 Views 27 Comments

The biggest party in the country is looking for a candidate to run in Ireland South after the surprise decision by former IFA president John Bryan not to seek the nomination.

Here's who could run for Fine Gael in Ireland South now John Bryan has ruled himself out
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Here's who could run for Fine Gael in Ireland South now John Bryan has ruled himself out

Feb 8th 2014, 5:23 PM 10,970 Views 29 Comments

The former IFA president’s surprise decision not to seek the Fine Gael nomination leaves the party examining other options.

Outgoing IFA president says he has the skills for MEP job
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Outgoing IFA president says he has the skills for MEP job

Jan 8th 2014, 10:27 AM 5,704 Views 37 Comments

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

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 7,557 Views 17 Comments

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

Dáil's youngest TD could run in next year's European elections
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Dáil's youngest TD could run in next year's European elections

Nov 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 9,505 Views 47 Comments

Simon Harris is now among those who is considering running in the redrawn Ireland South in next year’s elections.

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

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

Oct 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,928 Views 80 Comments

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

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

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

May 1st 2013, 9:36 AM 7,171 Views 28 Comments

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

21 people lost their lives farming last year
# Farm Accident
# Farm Accident

21 people lost their lives farming last year

Jan 2nd 2013, 1:15 PM 4,797 Views 20 Comments

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

Tributes paid to late Minister of State Shane McEntee
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Tributes paid to late Minister of State Shane McEntee

Dec 21st 2012, 2:33 PM 25,071 Views 0 Comments

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

PHOTOS: Farmers take to Dublin to oppose possible EU cuts
# Farmers
# Farmers

PHOTOS: Farmers take to Dublin to oppose possible EU cuts

Oct 9th 2012, 4:27 PM 8,519 Views 38 Comments

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

Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA
# Crops
# Crops

Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA

Jun 24th 2012, 8:19 PM 6,626 Views 37 Comments

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

Farmers urge 'biosecurity' over fears UK livestock virus could reach Ireland
# Virus
# Virus

Farmers urge 'biosecurity' over fears UK livestock virus could reach Ireland

Feb 27th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,867 Views 11 Comments

The Schmallenberg virus causing miscarriages in sheep and cattle herds has now been found on 74 English farms.

CAP reforms propose new focus on 'green' farming
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

CAP reforms propose new focus on 'green' farming

Oct 12th 2011, 3:58 PM 715 Views 2 Comments

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

Snow moves west, but transport hampered as big freeze continues
# Snowwatch
# Snowwatch

Snow moves west, but transport hampered as big freeze continues

Dec 3rd 2010, 8:37 AM 697 Views 0 Comments

The East gets some respite from snow – which moves west – but freezing temperatures and transport turmoil goes on.