Stella Meehan

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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.

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55% of UK food and drink exports to non-EU nations

55% of UK food and drink exports to non-EU nations

UK exports of food and drink to non-EU markets topped sales to the EU in the first quarter of 2021,...

Weekend weather forecast: Turning unsettled from Saturday evening

Weekend weather forecast: Turning unsettled from Saturday evening

While most areas have been experiencing a predominantly settled period in recent days, albeit with the odd shower, the weather...

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister resigns as DUP leader

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister resigns as DUP leader

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Minister, Edwin Poots, has resigned as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), after just three weeks...

Sustainable agriculture rewarded at annual RDS awards

Sustainable agriculture rewarded at annual RDS awards

Innovators in Irish agriculture have been recognised by the RDS through its Sustainable Agriculture Awards announced today (Thursday, June 17),...

Agriculture minister welcomes decision on EU-US aircraft dispute tariffs

Agriculture minister welcomes decision on EU-US aircraft dispute tariffs

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has welcomed the announcement by the European Commission and the...

ICSMA writes to TDs outlining concerns over Climate Action Bill

ICSMA writes to TDs outlining concerns over Climate Action Bill

The president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has written to TDs expressing the association’s “deep concerns” in...

16% increase in farm-to-farm movement of cattle in 2020 – Tradeforus

16% increase in farm-to-farm movement of cattle in 2020 – Tradeforus

Farm-to-farm sale of cattle grew by over 210,000 head (16%) to 1.51 million in 2020, almost equaling the 1.53 million...

Kepak Group appoints professor as non-executive director

Kepak Group appoints professor as non-executive director

The board of Kepak Group has appointed of Prof. Damien McLoughlin as a non-executive director. Prof. McLoughlin is marketing subject...

High Court rules in favour of IFA in case taken by Lidl over milk labelling

High Court rules in favour of IFA in case taken by Lidl over milk labelling

A High Court judge has ruled in favour of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) in a case taken by Lidl...

Irish Water unveils plan to support biodiversity at nationwide sites

Irish Water unveils plan to support biodiversity at nationwide sites

Irish Water has said that many rare species of plants, animals and insects have been making a comeback at Irish...

Post office network will ‘collapse’ without government support – Canney

Post office network will ‘collapse’ without government support – Canney

An independent west of Ireland TD has said that the post office network “is about to collapse and branch closures...

Lifelong contributor to cooperative movement honoured with award

Lifelong contributor to cooperative movement honoured with award

A ‘beyond outstanding’ lifelong contribution to the Irish cooperative movement, by Robert Carey (Inishowen Co-operative), has been recognised nationally with...

Cyber attacks on world’s largest meat processor halt operations

Cyber attacks on world’s largest meat processor halt operations

The world’s leading meat processor, JBS Foods, which has operations in Australia, Canada and the US, has been hit by...

Minister Hackett launches publication on wood fuels

Minister Hackett launches publication on wood fuels

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), with responsibility for forestry, Pippa Hackett, has...

Chanelle Pharma animal health division to create 60 new jobs

Chanelle Pharma animal health division to create 60 new jobs

Chanelle Pharma is to create 60 jobs in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway over the next five years as the company expands...

TB Forum: Inconclusive policy resulting in faster identification

TB Forum: Inconclusive policy resulting in faster identification

The 11th meeting of the TB Forum was held yesterday (May 26), attended by a range of stakeholder groups and...

Tinahely Agricultural Show cancelled again due to Covid-19

Tinahely Agricultural Show cancelled again due to Covid-19

The Tinahely Agricultural Show has decided to cancel its annual show in Co. Wicklow for a second year as a...

Global campaign to tackle gender stereotypes in meat sector

Global campaign to tackle gender stereotypes in meat sector

A global campaign, backed by leading meat businesses, has been launched to change perceptions of careers in the meat sector,...