Brexit

TD: ‘Brexit adds €500 to cost of every truck leaving Ireland’

TD: ‘Brexit adds €500 to cost of every truck leaving Ireland’

Every truck leaving the country since Brexit is costing the haulier an extra €500, according to independent TD for Limerick...

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Brexit fund ‘cash grab’ attempt ‘goes against EU solidarity’ – MEP

Brexit fund ‘cash grab’ attempt ‘goes against EU solidarity’ – MEP

Moves by some EU member states to alter the calculation method for allocating the €5 billion Brexit Adjustment Reserve is...

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UFU warns future UK farm support must not push nations to ‘try to outdo each other’

UFU warns future UK farm support must not push nations to ‘try to outdo each other’

New plans for UK farm subsidies must not push nations to “try to outdo each other”, the Ulster Farmers’ Union...

April 9, 2021

‘Brexit and bees’: Senator raises ‘unusual situation’

‘Brexit and bees’: Senator raises ‘unusual situation’

The withdrawal of the UK from the EU has caused untold difficulties, but Fianna Fáil Senator for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy...

April 7, 2021

Kelly urges commission to press ahead with adopting Brexit fund

Kelly urges commission to press ahead with adopting Brexit fund

The European Commission has been urged by Irish MEP Seán Kelly to press ahead with the adoption of the EU’s...

March 31, 2021

Agriculture Minister intervenes after officials defy orders to halt border staff recruitment

Agriculture Minister intervenes after officials defy orders to halt border staff recruitment

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has once again halted the recruitment of border control point staff after it emerged...

March 25, 2021

Mixed origin milk: EU won’t push for all-island milk to be included if it’s not asked

Mixed origin milk: EU won’t push for all-island milk to be included if it’s not asked

Issues with mixed origin milk remain a thorn in the side of the cross-border food industry, but are likely to...

March 25, 2021

MEPs from 5 countries join forces to reject calls for BAR changes

MEPs from 5 countries join forces to reject calls for BAR changes

A group of MEPs from five countries have jointly called on one of the European Parliament’s main political groups to...

March 23, 2021

Ireland’s share of Brexit fund ‘must be defended’ – MEP

Ireland’s share of Brexit fund ‘must be defended’ – MEP

French attempts to “reduce Ireland’s share” of the EU Brexit Adjustment Fund must be resisted, Midlands North West MEP Chris...

March 20, 2021

Drop in exports and imports to and from Britain ‘significant and higher than many expected’

Drop in exports and imports to and from Britain ‘significant and higher than many expected’

The latest Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures released on goods exports and imports in January 2021 show the “immediate impact”...

March 19, 2021

French bid to ‘change EU Brexit fund allocations’ slammed

French bid to ‘change EU Brexit fund allocations’ slammed

French proposals to alter the calculation method for dividing up the EU’s Brexit fund have been strongly criticised by Irish...

March 19, 2021

New EU import control measures will impact on Northern Ireland Protocol

New EU import control measures will impact on Northern Ireland Protocol

The European Commission has confirmed to AgriLand that the EU’s new import control measures (ICS2) will impact on the Northern...

March 18, 2021

NI farmers ‘left struggling’ because of NI Protocol

NI farmers ‘left struggling’ because of NI Protocol

The Ulster Farmers’ Union has claimed many Northern Ireland farmers have been “left struggling” with vital aspects of their farm...

March 16, 2021

Industry confusion after ban on British soil entering NI is lifted

Industry confusion after ban on British soil entering NI is lifted

The decision to end the ban on British soil entering Northern Ireland has been met with confusion from within the...

March 15, 2021

Marshall formally challenges for Seanad agricultural panel

Marshall formally challenges for Seanad agricultural panel

Nomination papers for Ian Marshall, former President of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU), have been lodged with the clerk of...

March 15, 2021

Union reps say port staff were told there was ‘no threat’ at 3pm

Union reps say port staff were told there was ‘no threat’ at 3pm

Trade union leaders have said checkpoint staff based at Larne Port were told there was “no threat to their safety”...

March 12, 2021

Irish exporters urged to continue with preparations for UK border controls

Irish exporters urged to continue with preparations for UK border controls

Irish agri-food exporters have been urged to continue with their preparations for the introduction of import controls by the UK,...

March 12, 2021

Delay on UK import controls ‘a boost for agri-food’ – IFA

Delay on UK import controls ‘a boost for agri-food’ – IFA

The decision by the UK government to delay by six months the introduction of new import controls has been described...

March 11, 2021