Rubina Freiberg

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Rubina Freiberg graduated from Griffith College Dublin with an honours degree communications and media production. She has been awarded for Best Academic Achievement, and her previous work on food labelling was nominated for the European Commission Award at the National Student Media Awards 2020. She grew up in a rural village in south-west Germany before relocating to Dublin in 2018 to pursue a career in journalism. She previously gained experience in digital and print media while working at a German newspaper. She was also previously involved as the sub-editor for the production of ONUS, an Irish Arts and Culture Magazine. A German native, Rubina has a strong passion for food and its production.

One in 11 people globally faced hunger in 2023 – UN
One in 11 people globally faced hunger in 2023 – UN

Around 733 million people faced hunger in 2023, which is equivalent to one in 11 people globally and one in...

Call for carbon payments to ‘boost’ farm incomes
Call for carbon payments to ‘boost’ farm incomes

The Irish Timber Growers Association (ITGA) has called for an “immediate mechanism” to facilitate carbon payments to farmers who improve...

Weather likely to cause ‘another challenging year’ for farming
Weather likely to cause ‘another challenging year’ for farming

To date, 2024 is looking like “another challenging year” for farming in terms of weather, particularly for tillage and dairy...

Tillage farmer could face €7,500 loss due to SIM suspension
Tillage farmer could face €7,500 loss due to SIM suspension

One tillage farmer in Co. Kildare has said he could face an economic loss of about €7,500 should the Straw...

Father of eight died ‘tragically’ after incident on Tyrone farm
Father of eight died ‘tragically’ after incident on Tyrone farm

A man died “tragically” on his farm on Fintona Road in Dromore, Co. Tyrone on Saturday (July 20). According to...

Ban on live animal exports from Great Britain comes into effect
Ban on live animal exports from Great Britain comes into effect

It is now illegal to export live animals, including cattle, sheep, and pigs, for slaughter and fattening from Great Britain...

NI air ambulance marks 7 years since ‘first mission’ on family farm
NI air ambulance marks 7 years since ‘first mission’ on family farm

Today (Monday, July 22), marks the seventh anniversary of the Air Ambulance Northern Ireland’s “first mission” to aid a child...

Weather forecast: Sunny spells but light rain to stay
Weather forecast: Sunny spells but light rain to stay

This week will see rain and drizzle continue in most areas with some sunny spells expected too, and conditions becoming...

Almost €5m in SCEP payments issued this week
Almost €5m in SCEP payments issued this week

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has issued a total of €4.94 million in payments under the...

Carbery increases base milk price for June supplies
Carbery increases base milk price for June supplies

Carbery has today (Friday, July 19), become the latest processor to announce its milk price for June supplies. The processor...

Laois meat processor among EU Organic Awards finalists
Laois meat processor among EU Organic Awards finalists

Coolanowle Organic Meats, a small family-run organic farm and meat processing business based in Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois has been shortlisted...

Investigation into death of 850 wild salmon in Sligo river
Investigation into death of 850 wild salmon in Sligo river

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched an investigation into the death of around 850 wild Atlantic salmon in a river...

Farmers’ Charter 2023-2027 published online
Farmers’ Charter 2023-2027 published online

The new Farmers’ Charter 2023-2027 recently agreed between the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and the main...

Veterinary Ireland holds ‘constructive meeting’ with minister
Veterinary Ireland holds ‘constructive meeting’ with minister

Veterinary Ireland has held a “constructive meeting” with Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, expressing the concerns...

4,761ha available through DAFM planting schemes
4,761ha available through DAFM planting schemes

A total of 4,761ha has been approved by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and is available...

Suspension of Straw Incorporation Measure for 2024 proposed
Suspension of Straw Incorporation Measure for 2024 proposed

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has today (Wednesday, July 17), announced his intention to seek a...

Manor Farm announces appointment of new CEO
Manor Farm announces appointment of new CEO

Manor Farm has today (Wednesday, July 17), announced the appointment of Cathal Garvey as new CEO. The appointment follows the...

Johnston Mooney & O’Brien products recalled over possible presence of metal
Johnston Mooney & O’Brien products recalled over possible presence of metal

Several Johnston Mooney & O’Brien baked products have been recalled by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) due to...