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Department opposes bid by convicted Galway vet to obtain court transcript

Department opposes bid by convicted Galway vet to obtain court transcript

By Gordon Deegan The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) is opposing a bid by a convicted Co....

Farmer said he ‘would shoot’ other farmer’s cattle in dispute over right of way

Farmer said he ‘would shoot’ other farmer’s cattle in dispute over right of way

By Gordon Deegan A farmer told another farmer that he would shoot his cattle if they went onto his land...

Former forestry company worker loses constructive dismissal action

Former forestry company worker loses constructive dismissal action

By Gordon Deegan A financial controller who highlighted alleged financial irregularities at a forestry company has lost his unfair constructive...

Meat processor fires factory workers over boning hall knife incident

Meat processor fires factory workers over boning hall knife incident

By Gordon Deegan Donegal Meat Processors dismissed two meat factory workers involved in a knife incident at a plant where...

Pig processor apologises at WRC after employee felt ‘pressurised’ to return to work

Pig processor apologises at WRC after employee felt ‘pressurised’ to return to work

By Gordon Deegan One of the largest pig processors and producers in the country, employing 1,200 workers, had an absence...

High Court case over ban on live exports to Africa ‘compromised’

High Court case over ban on live exports to Africa ‘compromised’

By Aodhan O’Faolain A High Court challenge against a government decision to ban all transport of livestock to North African...

The business case for biodiversity on World Environment Day

The business case for biodiversity on World Environment Day

By Michael Herlihy, health and environmental manager, Danone Macroom Biodiversity refers to the variety of species of plants, animals, and...

High court challenge to livestock export ban adjourned for a fortnight

High court challenge to livestock export ban adjourned for a fortnight

By Aodhan O’Faolain A High Court challenge has been launched against a government decision to ban all transport of livestock...

Company owned by TD and farmer Danny Healy-Rae shows €400k profit

Company owned by TD and farmer Danny Healy-Rae shows €400k profit

By Gordon Deegan The plant-hire and civil engineering company owned by outspoken independent Kerry TD and farmer, Danny Healy-Rae, enjoyed post-tax profits of €444,714...

Man sent for trial in alleged assault case over animal dispute

Man sent for trial in alleged assault case over animal dispute

By Gordon Deegan A 70-year old Clare man, charged with assaulting his brother-in-law with an ash plant in a dispute...

How to save downtime when replacing belting on balers

How to save downtime when replacing belting on balers

By Chad Haugen, senior engineer at WCCO Belting Purchasing replacement parts for equipment today may seem far more complicated than ever....

Former CEO of Bóthar admits to misappropriation of charity funds

Former CEO of Bóthar admits to misappropriation of charity funds

By Aodhan O’Faolain A former CEO of the well-known charity Bóthar, David Moloney, has admitted to misappropriating large amounts of...

Clare farmer found ‘not guilty’ of damage to mother’s home

Clare farmer found ‘not guilty’ of damage to mother’s home

By Gordon Deegan A west Clare farmer who caused €55,814 worth of damage to his 80-year-old mother’s house, today (Thursday...

Court hears farmer allegedly caused €50,000 worth of damage to his mother’s home

Court hears farmer allegedly caused €50,000 worth of damage to his mother’s home

By Gordon Deegan A 53-year old west Clare farmer caused over €50,000 worth of damage to his mother’s home with...

Lidl argues that its milk is sourced in Ireland at opening of High Court proceedings

Lidl argues that its milk is sourced in Ireland at opening of High Court proceedings

By Aodhan O’Faolain Lidl Ireland has told the High Court that allegations made by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), that...

Midlands vet practice to pay €10,000 for unfair dismissal

Midlands vet practice to pay €10,000 for unfair dismissal

By Gordon Deegan A midlands-based veterinary practice has been ordered to pay €10,000 compensation for the unfair dismissal of an...

Sheep, sucklers and saving lives… all in a day’s work for one Fermanagh farmer

Sheep, sucklers and saving lives… all in a day’s work for one Fermanagh farmer

By Rodney Magowan David Sheridan farms across several holdings around Letterbreen and Florencecourt in Co. Fermanagh with some further acreage...

Creating a farm plan that secures your future in farming

Creating a farm plan that secures your future in farming

By James McDonnell, Teagasc farm management specialist Farmers are a resilient breed; they tend to cope with whatever comes up...