CAP Budget

Calleary interview: ‘€50 million more’ for Ireland’s new CAP package

Calleary interview: ‘€50 million more’ for Ireland’s new CAP package

An additional €50 million has been secured for Ireland’s allocation under the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) compared to the...

July 23, 2020

Taoiseach on CAP: ‘Current levels of funding for Ireland have been maintained’

Taoiseach on CAP: ‘Current levels of funding for Ireland have been maintained’

The current levels of funding for Ireland under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) have been maintained, the Taoiseach Micheál Martin...

July 22, 2020

A good deal for Europe, but is it good for Ireland? – McGrath

A good deal for Europe, but is it good for Ireland? – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has questioned whether or not the “historic” deal agreed during the EU Summit in Brussels this...

July 22, 2020

CAP budget: ‘€100,000 limit means nothing and is a cop-out’ – INHFA

CAP budget: ‘€100,000 limit means nothing and is a cop-out’ – INHFA

Proposals in the EU budget to limit payments at €100,000 in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), ‘mean nothing and are...

July 21, 2020

EU leaders have ‘talked the talk’ but have not ‘walked the walk’ with funding – ICSA

EU leaders have ‘talked the talk’ but have not ‘walked the walk’ with funding – ICSA

The president of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has warned the EU it will be too difficult for...

July 21, 2020

Calls for EU’s €5 billion Brexit fund to prioritise Irish food and drink firms

Calls for EU’s €5 billion Brexit fund to prioritise Irish food and drink firms

A body representing the food and drink sector in Ireland has called for Irish agri-food businesses to be prioritised by...

July 21, 2020

New EU budget ‘makes a mockery of Farm to Fork’ – Duffy

New EU budget ‘makes a mockery of Farm to Fork’ – Duffy

The newly-announced EU budget has been labelled as “overwhelmingly disappointing” by the national president of Macra Na Feirme, Thomas Duffy. Duffy...

July 21, 2020

CAP cut kickback: ‘Expecting farmers to do more for less is a non-starter’

CAP cut kickback: ‘Expecting farmers to do more for less is a non-starter’

“Three basic metrics” have been called for to allow farmers to properly determine the funding agreed for the next Common...

July 21, 2020

CAP funding cut ‘not consistent with EU’s green aspirations’

CAP funding cut ‘not consistent with EU’s green aspirations’

The funding provided for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) over the next seven years is “not consistent with the EU’s...

July 21, 2020

Calleary on CAP: Green ambition should be matched with appropriate budget

Calleary on CAP: Green ambition should be matched with appropriate budget

Increased environmental ambitions set forth under the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) should be matched with an appropriate budget, according...

July 20, 2020

CAP funding logjam the ‘elephant in the room’ for EU leaders

CAP funding logjam the ‘elephant in the room’ for EU leaders

The EU Parliament Agriculture Committee’s position on extending the current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) arrangements for up to two years...

May 5, 2020

Farm organisations slam EU Council’s proposed CAP cuts

Farm organisations slam EU Council’s proposed CAP cuts

Leading farm organisations have strongly criticised proposed cuts to funding for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) that were revealed in...

February 17, 2020

Strong CAP budget needed to match green ambitions – Creed

Strong CAP budget needed to match green ambitions – Creed

The increased environmental ambition of the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), and of the new European Green Deal, need to...

January 27, 2020

Stable CAP 2021 budget ‘crucial’ for young EU farmers

Stable CAP 2021 budget ‘crucial’ for young EU farmers

A stable budget for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in 2021 – and beyond – is essential for European farmers,...

November 6, 2019

What happened at the first CAP post-2020 Consultative Committee meeting?

What happened at the first CAP post-2020 Consultative Committee meeting?

Defining sustainability and preparing for a reduced Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) budget were the overarching themes at the inaugural meeting of...

May 30, 2019