Stella Meehan

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Stella Meehan

Editor

Stella Meehan has a Masters in Journalism from NUI (National University of Ireland) Galway and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Sociology and Politics. She comes from a farming and business background in Co. Galway. Previously, she worked in the broadcasting, print and political sectors.

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Sheep factories urged to provide electronic payments to farmers

Sheep factories urged to provide electronic payments to farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said the option for sheep factories to use Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) must be...

DAFM ministers issue advice to farmers ahead of Storm Barra

DAFM ministers issue advice to farmers ahead of Storm Barra

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has urged farmers, fishers and people in rural areas to...

Kerry Co-op elections postponed due to Storm Barra weather warning

Kerry Co-op elections postponed due to Storm Barra weather warning

Storm Barra which is on a trajectory towards Ireland has already caused the cancellation of marts and other events in...

ANC scheme balancing payments to hit farmers’ bank accounts this week

ANC scheme balancing payments to hit farmers’ bank accounts this week

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, today (Monday, December 6) announced the beginning of balancing payments...

€5.60/kg for organic beef mooted for spring 2022

€5.60/kg for organic beef mooted for spring 2022

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) Organics chair Fergal Byrne has said organic beef producers will be somewhat...

Community mourns the death of a Mayo farmer following cow attack

Community mourns the death of a Mayo farmer following cow attack

The community around Erris peninsula in Co. Mayo is mourning the tragic death of a local farmer in a incident...

Hedgerow Week 2021 gets underway with daily webinars planned

Hedgerow Week 2021 gets underway with daily webinars planned

Understanding hedges better is the theme for Hedgerow Week 2021 which starts today (Friday, December 3) and will run until...

Gerry Boyle joins board of AgriSearch

Gerry Boyle joins board of AgriSearch

AgriSearch, the farmer-funded research and innovation body, has announced the appointment of Prof. Gerry Boyle, Norman McMordie and Ian McCluggage...

Irish vet in Australia struck off for giving horse tranquilisers to friends

Irish vet in Australia struck off for giving horse tranquilisers to friends

An Irish veterinary surgeon who had been working in Australia has been struck of the veterinary register after she admitted...

Weekend weather: Cold and dry, with some scattered showers

Weekend weather: Cold and dry, with some scattered showers

The coming weekend will see some drier weather in parts of the country, but temperatures will remain low and there...

Call for end to retrospective milk pricing in NI

Call for end to retrospective milk pricing in NI

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has urged dairy processors to end the practice of retrospective milk pricing for producers. This...

Temporary Control Zone for NI after third bird flu detection in Monaghan

Temporary Control Zone for NI after third bird flu detection in Monaghan

A Temporary Control Zone (TCZ-B) has been declared in Northern Ireland effective immediately, following the confirmation of Avian Influenza H5N1...

BPS and Greening balancing payments begin issuing to 121,000 farmers

BPS and Greening balancing payments begin issuing to 121,000 farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has today (Wednesday, December 1) confirmed that the balancing payments...

Commission to consider reducing tariffs amid fertiliser price increases

Commission to consider reducing tariffs amid fertiliser price increases

A Sinn Féin MEP has questioned the European Commission, members of which attended a sitting of the European Parliament Agricultural...

Dillon appointed as director of research at Teagasc

Dillon appointed as director of research at Teagasc

Teagasc has appointed Prof. Pat Dillon as director of research. The Teagasc Authority approved the appointment at its meeting today,...

RSA issues warning to drivers ahead of hail showers

RSA issues warning to drivers ahead of hail showers

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising drivers to be aware of the dangers posed by hailstones. The advice comes...

Agriland Media makes new editorial appointments

Agriland Media makes new editorial appointments

Digital agri-publisher, Agriland Media is continuing to expand its team with the announcement of two new editorial appointments. Aisling O’Brien...

Soil sampling in eco-scheme ‘most beneficial’ to suckler and sheep farmers – INHFA

Soil sampling in eco-scheme ‘most beneficial’ to suckler and sheep farmers – INHFA

The new measure regarding soil sampling, which is to be included in the eco-scheme as part of the new Common...