Con Lucey

Beef: Report says switching exports from UK to EU will see lower returns

Beef: Report says switching exports from UK to EU will see lower returns

Attempting to switch Irish beef exports over to the EU to reduce our dependence on the UK market “is not...

February 7, 2022

Con Lucey outlines emerging UK agri-trade policy post-Brexit

Con Lucey outlines emerging UK agri-trade policy post-Brexit

The implications of the UK’s trading policy for agriculture post-Brexit has been outlined by the former economist for the Irish...

July 23, 2019

Lucey reforms to be implemented by IFA within 12 months

Lucey reforms to be implemented by IFA within 12 months

The IFA has confirmed that the recommendations arising from the Con Lucey Review are being debated by the association’s county...

January 12, 2016

Opinion: IFA will remain in turmoil as long as Executive Board remains defiant

Opinion: IFA will remain in turmoil as long as Executive Board remains defiant

As 2016 draws to a close the biggest farming story of the year still centres around the IFA. Since November,...

December 27, 2015

Limerick IFA to lead protest calling for IFA Executive Board to resign

Limerick IFA to lead protest calling for IFA Executive Board to resign

Limerick IFA members are staging a protest outside IFA HQ at the next Executive Council meeting in January. Donal O’Brien,...

December 21, 2015

Five revelations from Con Lucey’s IFA report

Five revelations from Con Lucey’s IFA report

1. John Maloney has resigned from Remuneration Committee While everyone was consumed by the facts and figures around the remuneration...

December 20, 2015

‘IFA staff should only be working for IFA’

‘IFA staff should only be working for IFA’

A key recommendation in relation to the Executive Staff of IFA that Con Lucey has made in his review is...

December 19, 2015

Silke out of race for IFA President as Galway sends motion of no confidence to Dublin

Silke out of race for IFA President as Galway sends motion of no confidence to Dublin

There was huge drama at the Galway County Executive meeting last night when it met and returned a motion of...

December 18, 2015

Majority of farmers believe IFA President should be paid less than €100,000

Majority of farmers believe IFA President should be paid less than €100,000

Some 83% of respondents to an Agriland poll on the pay of the IFA President have said that they should receive less...

December 17, 2015

Lucey Report calls for end of ‘behind the scenes’ decision making in IFA

Lucey Report calls for end of ‘behind the scenes’ decision making in IFA

There should be no more ‘behind the scenes’ decision making in IFA, the Con Lucey Report has recommended. The report...

December 16, 2015

No date for election of IFA president to be set until January

No date for election of IFA president to be set until January

There will be no IFA President election date set until at least January, the Executive Council of the IFA decided...

December 16, 2015

IFA appoints new Chairman – Laoisman to hold the reins until election

IFA appoints new Chairman – Laoisman to hold the reins until election

The IFA has appointed a new Chairman – Jer Bergin – who will uphold the role of IFA President until...

December 16, 2015

Con Lucey IFA report: Read it in full here

Con Lucey IFA report: Read it in full here

Con Lucey delivered his report to the IFA Executive Council today (Tuesday) in Bluebell. Lucey took up the remit in...

December 15, 2015

Analysis: Con Lucey report to influence the future of the IFA

Analysis: Con Lucey report to influence the future of the IFA

Con Lucey will today present the findings of his report to the IFA Executive Council in the IFA’s Headquarters at the...

December 15, 2015

Tonight’s the deadline for submissions to Lucey review of IFA

Tonight’s the deadline for submissions to Lucey review of IFA

IFA members have until midnight tonight to submit their views on the future structures of the organisation to Con Lucey,...

December 7, 2015

Meath and Clare IFA back IFA Executive Board – until Con Lucey’s report

Meath and Clare IFA back IFA Executive Board – until Con Lucey’s report

Some 300 farmers attended the Meath IFA county executive meeting on Monday night in Navan with a consensus that the...

December 2, 2015

#IFAgate generated a lot of interest on Twitter

#IFAgate generated a lot of interest on Twitter

Yesterday (November 25) an emergency Executive Council meeting of the IFA was called in order to further address the IFA...

November 26, 2015

IFA crisis meeting update: Members invited to make submissions to review

IFA crisis meeting update: Members invited to make submissions to review

The latest from the IFA crisis meeting, officially released by the IFA, is that the Executive Committee has ratified the...

November 25, 2015