Charles O'Donnell

Charles O
Charles O'Donnell

News Journalist

Charles studied History and Politics, and later Journalism, at NUI Galway between 2011 and 2016. He has had stints with the Sunday Business Post and DMG Media Ireland. Charles has a farming background, growing up on a suckler herd farm in east Co. Clare.

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Agri-sector jobs: Looking to make a change?

Agri-sector jobs: Looking to make a change?

Several exciting agri-sector jobs are available right now, in different parts of the country and across different skillsets and experience...

Vet medicines: ‘Several options open’ to minister

Vet medicines: ‘Several options open’ to minister

There are “several options open” to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue in solving the impending...

Bank holiday to see some showers and average temperatures

Bank holiday to see some showers and average temperatures

Weather over the bank holiday weekend will see a good deal of dry spells, though it will be largely cloudy...

Kerry reports €3.6 billion revenue for first half of 2021

Kerry reports €3.6 billion revenue for first half of 2021

Kerry Group has reported a revenue of €3.6 billion for the first half of 2021 to June 30, in its...

Forestry issues ‘amount to a national scandal’ – TD

Forestry issues ‘amount to a national scandal’ – TD

The issues in the forestry sector and the attempts to deal with them have been slammed by one TD, who...

‘Vulture fund must engage’ following auction removal – IFA

‘Vulture fund must engage’ following auction removal – IFA

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called for the so-called “vulture fund” involved in the planned online auction of a...

Farm at centre of IFA protest withdrawn from auction

Farm at centre of IFA protest withdrawn from auction

The farm in Co. Offaly that was at the centre of an Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) protest this morning has...

Humphreys confirms county funding for rural roads

Humphreys confirms county funding for rural roads

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys has confirmed the allocations to each local authority for upgrading non-public rural...

EU ‘infringement procedures’ against 12 countries on UTPs

EU ‘infringement procedures’ against 12 countries on UTPs

The European Commission has announced that it has opened infringement procedures against 12 member states for failing to transpose EU...

Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being called on to ensure that applicants to tranche 22 of...

Project Woodland: First interim report published

Project Woodland: First interim report published

The first interim report on Project Woodland, which began in late February of this year, has been published by Minister...

Kepak appoints new group chief marketing officer

Kepak appoints new group chief marketing officer

Meat processor Kepak Group has announced the appointment of a new group chief marketing officer this evening (Tuesday, July 27)....

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

A change is occurring for the current tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) that will particularly affect...

Greyhound welfare initiatives ‘progressed’ in last 2 years

Greyhound welfare initiatives ‘progressed’ in last 2 years

Initiatives for the care and welfare of greyhounds have been progressed in the last two years, according to Greyhound Racing...

EU to have ‘more leverage’ on Mercosur environmental policy

EU to have ‘more leverage’ on Mercosur environmental policy

Ratifying the EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement will give the EU “increased leverage” over South American countries’ environmental policy, thereby offsetting the...

New campaign to outline farmer actions to protect environment

New campaign to outline farmer actions to protect environment

A new digital and social media campaign to highlight how the Irish meat and dairy sectors help to protect the...

ACORNS programme: Call for applications launched

ACORNS programme: Call for applications launched

A call for applications under the seventh cycle of the ACORNS Programme for female rural entrepreneurs has been launched by...

Aurivo names guide dog group as charity partner for 2021

Aurivo names guide dog group as charity partner for 2021

Dairy processor Aurivo has named a guide dog group as its charity partner for 2021, it has confirmed. Aurivo will...