Budget 2022

‘Failure’ to use Carbon Tax funds ‘makes targets harder’

‘Failure’ to use Carbon Tax funds ‘makes targets harder’

A TD has warned that the failure to allocate €49 million in Carbon Tax funds to agriculture in Budget 2022...

12:45pm

Budget: €205 million funding between Teagasc and Bord Bia

Budget: €205 million funding between Teagasc and Bord Bia

Teagasc and Bord Bia were allocated combined funding of €205 million in Budget 2022 this week. Teagasc’s share of the...

October 15, 2021

Food ombudsman: Concern over ‘lack of detail’ on legislation

Food ombudsman: Concern over ‘lack of detail’ on legislation

There is a “lack of detail” on when legislation on the National Food Ombudsman will be published and what it...

October 15, 2021

Carbon Tax fund for environment scheme to kick in from 2023

Carbon Tax fund for environment scheme to kick in from 2023

The use of revenue generated from the Carbon Tax to fund a new agri-environment scheme will begin when the new...

October 14, 2021

Organic Scheme: Calls for more inclusion of beef and lamb

Organic Scheme: Calls for more inclusion of beef and lamb

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has welcomed the increase in funding for the Organic Farming Scheme (OFS)...

October 14, 2021

Hackett to publish ‘Action Plan for Organics’ shortly

Hackett to publish ‘Action Plan for Organics’ shortly

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has said that she will be publishing an ‘Action Plan for Organics’ shortly. The plan...

October 13, 2021

Calls for Straw Incorporation Measure to be made permanent

Calls for Straw Incorporation Measure to be made permanent

The Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) is calling for the Straw Incorporation Measure to be made permanent going forward. The...

October 13, 2021

Budget ‘illustrates that  agriculture is far removed from prioritisation’

Budget ‘illustrates that agriculture is far removed from prioritisation’

Farmers have been “deserted in flop Budget 2022”, the Rural Independent Group of TDs has claimed. Describing it as “deeply...

October 13, 2021

Lack of ‘just transition’ in Budget 2022 is a ‘warning’ to all farmers

Lack of ‘just transition’ in Budget 2022 is a ‘warning’ to all farmers

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) has expressed major disappointment about Budget 2022 details outlined by Minister for...

October 13, 2021

Contractors ‘remain bitter over Carbon Tax inequity’ in budget

Contractors ‘remain bitter over Carbon Tax inequity’ in budget

Contractors are “bitterly disappointed” that Budget 2022 – which was announced yesterday (Tuesday, October 12) – did not allow for...

October 13, 2021

€47m allocated to NPWS in Budget 2022

€47m allocated to NPWS in Budget 2022

€47 million has been allocated to the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in Budget 2022. Minister of State for...

October 13, 2021

McConalogue: ‘This budget protects family farm income’

McConalogue: ‘This budget protects family farm income’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has said that today’s announcement of Budget 2022 “protects family farm...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: Welcome for stamp duty relief but VAT cut disappointing

Budget 2022: Welcome for stamp duty relief but VAT cut disappointing

There has been a wide welcome in the agricultural sector of the continuation of stamp duty relief for young farmers...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022 ‘falls short of both challenge and opportunity’

Budget 2022 ‘falls short of both challenge and opportunity’

Farmers will “look in vain to Budget 2022 for any signal” that government understands the “scale of the challenge that...

October 12, 2021

Flat rate VAT cut to ‘cost farmers’ millions

Flat rate VAT cut to ‘cost farmers’ millions

The decrease in the farmer flat rate VAT refund in Budget 2022 from 5.6% to 5.5% is “a sting in...

October 12, 2021

FDI welcomes allocation of Brexit reserve in Budget 2022

FDI welcomes allocation of Brexit reserve in Budget 2022

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group which represents the food and drink industry, has welcomed the allocation of €500...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: Weekly fuel allowance increases by €5

Budget 2022: Weekly fuel allowance increases by €5

The government has announced an increase of €5 to the fuel allowance weekly rate in Budget 2022. The new rate...

October 12, 2021

‘Finance minister tells us to go gaming instead of farming’ – Macra

‘Finance minister tells us to go gaming instead of farming’ – Macra

In the wake of the announcement of Budget 2022 by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure...

October 12, 2021