Budget 2022

‘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

Budget 2022: Stamp Duty relief for young farmers to continue

Budget 2022: Stamp Duty relief for young farmers to continue

The relief under Stamp Duty for young trained farmers will continue until December 31, of 2022, Budget 2022 has outlined....

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: Funding secured for rollover of farm schemes

Budget 2022: Funding secured for rollover of farm schemes

Budget 2022 will ensure €650 million funding for the rollover of current farm schemes, Agriland understands. This funding will see...

October 12, 2021

Beef Plan Movement: Gas from grass is the future

Beef Plan Movement: Gas from grass is the future

The Beef Plan Movement (BPM) wants the government to allow full rollover relief for the purposes of farmer investment in...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: ‘Low-cost finance scheme for farmers needed’

Budget 2022: ‘Low-cost finance scheme for farmers needed’

A low-cost finance scheme for farmers needs to be included in Budget 2022 when it is announced today (Tuesday, October...

October 12, 2021

Opposition parties call for ‘significant shifts’ towards sustainable policy in budget

Opposition parties call for ‘significant shifts’ towards sustainable policy in budget

Opposition parties have launched their ‘alternative’ budgets ahead of Budget 2022 tomorrow, with proposals ranging from a €300 suckler cow...

October 11, 2021

Contractors fear 50c/L increase in green diesel in Budget 2022

Contractors fear 50c/L increase in green diesel in Budget 2022

The Association of Farm and Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) is concerned at a potential 50c/L increase in the cost...

October 7, 2021

Budgetary measures must ‘terminate government-inflicted urban bias’

Budgetary measures must ‘terminate government-inflicted urban bias’

2022 budgetary measures “must provide a concrete commitment to rural and regional equity and terminate government-inflicted urban bias”, the Rural...

October 6, 2021

Rural Ireland ‘under threat’, ‘targeted resources’ needed in budget

Rural Ireland ‘under threat’, ‘targeted resources’ needed in budget

Social Justice Ireland is urging the government to build regional recovery into Budget 2022. The future of rural Ireland “is under threat”...

October 4, 2021

Independent TDs call for  €200/suckler cow in Budget 2022

Independent TDs call for €200/suckler cow in Budget 2022

The Regional Independents Group of TDs has called for a payment of €200/suckler cow to be included in Budget 2022....

September 30, 2021

TD calls for VAT regime changes for farm animal vaccination

TD calls for VAT regime changes for farm animal vaccination

A TD is calling for changes to the VAT regime for farm animal vaccinations in order to incentivise farmers to...

September 24, 2021

IFA meets with ministers and TDs on Budget 2022

IFA meets with ministers and TDs on Budget 2022

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has met with Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to outline its priorities in the run-up...

September 22, 2021

‘Ireland will effectively have two budgets this year: one financial and one climate-related’

‘Ireland will effectively have two budgets this year: one financial and one climate-related’

“Ireland will effectively have two budgets this year: one financial and one climate-related; at this stage, the latter is as...

September 22, 2021

Cullinan calls for ‘absolute commitment’ on Carbon Tax money

Cullinan calls for ‘absolute commitment’ on Carbon Tax money

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan has called for the government to give an “absolute commitment” that revenue generated...

September 22, 2021

‘Possible inconsistencies’ in farmer tax relief age limits

‘Possible inconsistencies’ in farmer tax relief age limits

There are a number of “possible inconsistencies” in the age limits which apply to some tax reliefs for young farmers,...

September 21, 2021

Carbon Tax to see €7.50 hike in Budget 2022

Carbon Tax to see €7.50 hike in Budget 2022

The Carbon Tax will see an increase of €7.50 in the upcoming Budget 2022, according to a paper by the...

September 20, 2021

IFA to hold pre-budget lobbying session

IFA to hold pre-budget lobbying session

Government support “for Ireland’s largest indigenous sector has never been more critical”, according to the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). “Farmers...

September 17, 2021

Budget: INHFA calls for ‘universal basic income’ for farmers

Budget: INHFA calls for ‘universal basic income’ for farmers

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) has called for a Universal Basic Income for farmers in Budget 2022....

September 16, 2021