Budget 2020

Explained: How will Budget 2020’s carbon tax hike impact on green diesel price?

Explained: How will Budget 2020’s carbon tax hike impact on green diesel price?

Additional reporting by Claire Mc Cormack Due to an increase in the carbon tax being applied to green (agricultural) diesel,...

October 9, 2019

Agri contractors set to be hit with carbon tax rise on green diesel

Agri contractors set to be hit with carbon tax rise on green diesel

With additional reporting by Claire Mc Cormack Agricultural contractors are set to be hit with a carbon tax increase on...

October 9, 2019

IFA welcomes increased budget for designated land

IFA welcomes increased budget for designated land

The announcement in ‘Budget 2020′ of €1 million for the Farm Plan Scheme has been welcomed by the Irish Farmers’...

October 9, 2019

Change for cheddar? €10 million in budget for ‘transformation fund’

Change for cheddar? €10 million in budget for ‘transformation fund’

A combined total of €10 million has been allocated for a transformation fund for food businesses in the event of...

October 9, 2019

‘It’s going to be very difficult to secure a deal by next week’ – Taoiseach

‘It’s going to be very difficult to secure a deal by next week’ – Taoiseach

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has stated that it will be “very difficult” to secure an EU-UK Brexit deal ahead of...

October 9, 2019

Budget 2020 stamp duty: ‘67% of the value of farm transactions’ exempt

Budget 2020 stamp duty: ‘67% of the value of farm transactions’ exempt

Two thirds of the value of farm transactions will continue to be exempt from the stamp duty live register, according...

October 8, 2019

Budget 2020: Dairy farmer finishers ‘would be included’ in €85m beef package

Budget 2020: Dairy farmer finishers ‘would be included’ in €85m beef package

Beef finishers will be the main target beneficiary under the €85 million allocation that has been set aside in Budget...

October 8, 2019

Farmers ‘entitled to refund’ for green diesel price increases – Creed

Farmers ‘entitled to refund’ for green diesel price increases – Creed

Farmers using green diesel on their own farms will be “entitled to a refund through their tax system” for price...

October 8, 2019

Agriculture in line for bulk of €650 million ‘no-deal’ fund – Creed

Agriculture in line for bulk of €650 million ‘no-deal’ fund – Creed

Minister Michael Creed has said that he expects the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to get the “lion’s...

October 8, 2019

Budget 2020: Lack of measures to address farm income crisis – McConalogue

Budget 2020: Lack of measures to address farm income crisis – McConalogue

While a no-deal Brexit agriculture fund is welcome in ‘Budget 2020’, there is “a lack of measures” to address the...

October 8, 2019

Creed: Carbon tax rise ‘will not affect the price of green diesel’

Creed: Carbon tax rise ‘will not affect the price of green diesel’

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has today, Tuesday, October 5, outlined: “The increase in the...

October 8, 2019

‘Very little detail’ on Brexit mitigation in budget – ICSA

‘Very little detail’ on Brexit mitigation in budget – ICSA

Budget 2020, which was announced today, provides “very little detail” on mitigation for a no-deal Brexit, according to the Irish...

October 8, 2019

Budget 2020 ‘a profound disappointment for farmers’ – ICMSA

Budget 2020 ‘a profound disappointment for farmers’ – ICMSA

Budget 2020 will come as a “profound disappointment to farmers in general”, according to the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association...

October 8, 2019

Portion of carbon tax revenues to be ringfenced for midlands

Portion of carbon tax revenues to be ringfenced for midlands

A portion of the increased revenues from the rise in the carbon tax, announced in today’s budget, will be put...

October 8, 2019

Budget 2020: No-deal Brexit funding ‘can be augmented’ by EU funds

Budget 2020: No-deal Brexit funding ‘can be augmented’ by EU funds

Funding put aside in Budget 2020 for the agricultural and agri-food sector in a no-deal Brexit can be augmented by...

October 8, 2019

Budget 2020: €3 million allocation for ‘new agri-environmental schemes’

Budget 2020: €3 million allocation for ‘new agri-environmental schemes’

In announcing ‘Budget 2020’ today, Tuesday, October 8, the Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, outlined: “I...

October 8, 2019

Budget 2020: Farm Restructuring Relief extended to 2022

Budget 2020: Farm Restructuring Relief extended to 2022

It has been confirmed today, Tuesday, October 8, that the Government will allow for a further relief for farm restructuring....

October 8, 2019

Budget 2020: Price of diesel and petrol to increase from midnight tonight

Budget 2020: Price of diesel and petrol to increase from midnight tonight

It has been confirmed that diesel and petrol prices at filling stations nationwide will increase from midnight tonight, Tuesday, October...

October 8, 2019