Stella Meehan

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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.

Report: Pig production costs in 17 countries, including Ireland
Report: Pig production costs in 17 countries, including Ireland

An annual report that examines the cost of pig meat production in 17 countries, including Ireland, has been published this...

Farmers reminded to re-apply for Organic Farming Scheme
Farmers reminded to re-apply for Organic Farming Scheme

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has issued a reminder to farmers currently the Organic Farming Scheme (OFS)...

Wind farmers claim windfall tax will damage industry
Wind farmers claim windfall tax will damage industry

The Irish Wind Farmers’ Association (IWFA) claims that a windfall tax announced by the government earlier this week, for wind...

Farms can register for energy support scheme from tomorrow
Farms can register for energy support scheme from tomorrow

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, and the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, have today...

1 in 20 private water supplies contaminated with E.coli – EPA
1 in 20 private water supplies contaminated with E.coli – EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said that one in 20 private drinking water supplies were found to have E.coli...

Weekend weather forecast: Mix of dry spells and heavy showers
Weekend weather forecast: Mix of dry spells and heavy showers

The weekend weather forecast from Met Éireann indicates that there will be a mixed bag in different parts of the...

Criteria curbing uptake of vacant property grant – TD
Criteria curbing uptake of vacant property grant – TD

According to data released to the Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín, only 392 applications have been made for the Vacant Property...

77% of Climate Action Plan measures implemented
77% of Climate Action Plan measures implemented

Government departments and agencies have implemented 77% of all measures in the 2021 Climate Action Plan to date, according to the latest progress...

ABP commits to further partnership with Meat Business Women
ABP commits to further partnership with Meat Business Women

ABP has re-confirmed its commitment to supporting diversity, equality and inclusion in the meat industry by aligning with Meat Business...

8% increase in value of EU agri output in 2021
8% increase in value of EU agri output in 2021

In 2021, agricultural output in the European Union (EU) was valued at €449.5 billion in basic prices, representing an increase of...

Minister urged to review ‘disastrous’ decision on Burren Programme
Minister urged to review ‘disastrous’ decision on Burren Programme

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has called on Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue...

Minister confirms cap on revenues of wind and solar firms
Minister confirms cap on revenues of wind and solar firms

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan has confirmed a plan to cap the market revenues of...

Call for potato growers to get ‘fair share’ of market price
Call for potato growers to get ‘fair share’ of market price

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on the newly approved Office for Fairness and Transparency in the Agri-Food Supply...

Energy windfall tax must benefit those struggling – MEP
Energy windfall tax must benefit those struggling – MEP

An energy windfall tax must be used to benefit those struggling the most, according to Fine Gael MEP, Sean Kelly....

Harvest Report: 4% increase in 2022 cereals production
Harvest Report: 4% increase in 2022 cereals production

The Harvest Report 2022, published by Teagasc, estimates that the production of cereals was 2.42 million tonnes in 2022. This...

Report: Cuts in fuel excise duty delayed in reaching motorists
Report: Cuts in fuel excise duty delayed in reaching motorists

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today (Tuesday, November 22) published the results of in-depth analysis of the...

3-month consultation begins on water supplies in northwest
3-month consultation begins on water supplies in northwest

Irish Water today (Tuesday, November 21) begins a three-month public consultation on the draft Regional Water Resource Plan – North West (RWRP-NW)....

Studies show restoring habitats can prevent disease spread
Studies show restoring habitats can prevent disease spread

Preserving and restoring natural habitats could prevent pathogens that originate in wildlife from spilling over into domesticated animals and humans,...