Amy Forde

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Amy Forde

Amy Forde - Author - Agriland.ie

Amy holds an MA in Journalism from Griffith College Dublin and prior to that attended NUIG, where she obtained an Arts degree in Geography and Irish. Amy covered the IFA pay scandal and the elections thereafter. Hailing from Co. Galway, she has a keen interest in all things sport and plays both camogie and soccer.

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Just over one week left to apply to Bord Bia scholarship programmes

Just over one week left to apply to Bord Bia scholarship programmes

There is just over one week left to apply for the Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship and Origin Green Ambassador programmes. The...

Is Brexit an opportunity for Ireland’s consumer foods industry?

Is Brexit an opportunity for Ireland’s consumer foods industry?

Brexit could be a catalyst for innovation and investment in Ireland’s prepared consumer foods (PCF) sector, according to a new...

Bord Bia CEO: The hard work only starts now, after Gulf States trade mission

Bord Bia CEO: The hard work only starts now, after Gulf States trade mission

Following the conclusion of last week’s trade mission to the Gulf States, Bord Bia Chief Executive, Tara McCarthy has said...

Gulfood: Opportunities abound for Irish companies in the Middle East

Gulfood: Opportunities abound for Irish companies in the Middle East

This week’s Gulfood event, one of the largest food trade shows in the world, saw 21 Irish companies exhibiting on...

Opening doors for Irish agri-businesses a key part of Gulf trade mission – Minister

Opening doors for Irish agri-businesses a key part of Gulf trade mission – Minister

The big news to come out of this week’s ministerial-led trade mission to the Middle East was enhanced access for...

Pics: Agri trade mission to Gulf States draws to a close

Pics: Agri trade mission to Gulf States draws to a close

Irish beef and dairy products were top of the agenda this week as the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

Arab food buyers to visit Irish food exporters next month

Arab food buyers to visit Irish food exporters next month

Bord Bia has revealed that it plans to host two senior food buyers from Spinneys, one of the leading high-end...

Ban on Irish sheepmeat lifted by Saudi Arabia

Ban on Irish sheepmeat lifted by Saudi Arabia

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has confirmed that Saudi Arabia’s ban on imports of sheepmeat...

21 Irish companies exhibiting at this week’s Gulfood trade show in Dubai

21 Irish companies exhibiting at this week’s Gulfood trade show in Dubai

Some 21 Irish food companies are exhibiting on Bord Bia’s Origin Green stand at this week’s Gulfood event, one of...

Chefs’ Irish Beef Club expands outside EU for first time

Chefs’ Irish Beef Club expands outside EU for first time

Bord Bia’s positioning of Irish beef as a premium product in the United Arab Emirates received a valuable endorsement in...

Pics: Milking 22,500 cows in the Saudi Arabian desert

Pics: Milking 22,500 cows in the Saudi Arabian desert

There are 22,500 cows being milked on the Al Badiah dairy farm, one of Almarai’s six super farms in Riyadh,...

Processed Irish beef could be exported to Saudi Arabia by year end – Minister Creed

Processed Irish beef could be exported to Saudi Arabia by year end – Minister Creed

Irish processed, cooked, minced and bone-in beef could be exported to Saudi Arabia before the end of 2017, the Minister for...

Hedgecutting ban comes into effect later this week

Hedgecutting ban comes into effect later this week

The hedgecutting and gorse burning ban will come into effect this week. As of March 1 hedgecutting and gorse burning...

‘Farmers should be allowed to shoot deer out of season’

‘Farmers should be allowed to shoot deer out of season’

A farmer out of season can’t shoot deer and that law is going to have to be changed, Pat O’Reilly,...

‘The Middle East is a key route to market for Irish dairy’

‘The Middle East is a key route to market for Irish dairy’

With a rapidly growing population, and increasing demand for dairy products, the Middle East is a key route to market...

Creed secures enhanced access for Irish beef to Saudi Arabia

Creed secures enhanced access for Irish beef to Saudi Arabia

The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed this morning announced an agreement on enhanced access for Irish beef to Saudi Arabia....

Consultation underway for Sneem Black Pudding to have protected EU status

Consultation underway for Sneem Black Pudding to have protected EU status

A consultation on an application for the registration of “Sneem Black Pudding” under the EU’s PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) regime...

Four calves have lucky escape after falling into slurry tank

Four calves have lucky escape after falling into slurry tank

Four calves had a lucky escape recently after they fell into a slurry tank at Ashfield Road, Clogher, Co. Tyrone....