Charlie McConalogue

Video: Minister and IFA butt heads in Kilkenny

Video: Minister and IFA butt heads in Kilkenny

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue stopped in to Kilkenny Mart last night (Thursday, October 21) as...

October 22, 2021

Minister confirms start of 70% advance BPS payment

Minister confirms start of 70% advance BPS payment

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has today (Monday, October 18) announced the commencement of advance payments...

October 18, 2021

McConalogue must deliver on key issues as ‘farmer anger on the ground is building’

McConalogue must deliver on key issues as ‘farmer anger on the ground is building’

Charlie McConalogue’s tenure as agriculture minister “will be judged on how the government delivers” on key issues as “farmer anger...

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

McConalogue and NZ minister sign cooperation agreement

McConalogue and NZ minister sign cooperation agreement

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue and his counterpart in New Zealand have signed a statement on...

October 8, 2021

‘We need to teach our young people in school about food’

‘We need to teach our young people in school about food’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has highlighted the role of education in food systems transformation. Last...

September 27, 2021

Beef Plan Movement meets agriculture minister over CAP

Beef Plan Movement meets agriculture minister over CAP

Representatives of Beef Plan Movement (BPM) met with agriculture minister, Charlie McConalogue, earlier this week to discuss future Common Agricultural...

September 17, 2021

Minister to begin CAP consultation mart tour

Minister to begin CAP consultation mart tour

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Charlie McConalogue will begin a tour of marts around the country with the aim...

September 16, 2021

Minister instructs officials to apologise over ANC deductions

Minister instructs officials to apologise over ANC deductions

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has instructed his officials to apologise to farmers who saw...

September 15, 2021

January 1 deadline for CSP ‘a challenging one’ – Minister

January 1 deadline for CSP ‘a challenging one’ – Minister

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has said that the deadline of January 1, 2022 for EU...

September 13, 2021

Farm groups outline CAP demands in meetings with ministers

Farm groups outline CAP demands in meetings with ministers

Farm groups have met with ministers of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to outline their demands for...

September 8, 2021

ICSA welcomes greater price reporting obligations

ICSA welcomes greater price reporting obligations

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has welcomed increased price reporting obligations on processors and retailers under a...

September 6, 2021

Minister extends consultation for CAP Strategic Plan

Minister extends consultation for CAP Strategic Plan

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced that he is extending the public consultation on the...

August 18, 2021

CAP: Minister urges farmers to ‘make their voices heard’ this week

CAP: Minister urges farmers to ‘make their voices heard’ this week

Irish farmers across the country have been called on to “have their voices heard” over the course of this week’s...

August 10, 2021

Farm Zero C: Minister visits ‘climate-neutral dairy’ project

Farm Zero C: Minister visits ‘climate-neutral dairy’ project

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue visited a “landmark project” dubbed the Farm Zero C – which...

August 4, 2021

Irish food sustainability to fore with minister to address UN summit

Irish food sustainability to fore with minister to address UN summit

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue is to address a major UN food systems summit on Ireland’s...

July 26, 2021

Department meets 40% of forest licence target for 2021 so far

Department meets 40% of forest licence target for 2021 so far

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has approved around 40% of its target for forestry licence approvals for...

July 19, 2021

Ministers: ‘We are addressing forestry issues robustly’

Ministers: ‘We are addressing forestry issues robustly’

Following a protest by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) today (Wednesday, July 14) on the issue of the backlog in...

July 14, 2021