Connacht

Lobby campaign to prevent fodder shortage in Connacht region

Lobby campaign to prevent fodder shortage in Connacht region

An official lobby campaign has recently been launched to prevent fodder shortages and to demand further government support, according to...

June 2, 2022

Reminder: Record Connacht tractor run attempt to take place this weekend

Reminder: Record Connacht tractor run attempt to take place this weekend

Plans are in motion to break the Connacht record for the number of participants in a tractor run in Corofin,...

May 19, 2017

€27,000 difference in farm incomes between west and the rest of the country

€27,000 difference in farm incomes between west and the rest of the country

Farm incomes in counties in the west are over €27,000 lower than those in counties in Munster and Leinster, figures from...

August 18, 2016

New Connacht IFA Chairman to be elected next week

New Connacht IFA Chairman to be elected next week

The Sligo IFA County Executive is to meet on Monday next, July 4, in order to vote for the next...

June 30, 2016

Connacht IFA Chairman count postponed to later date

Connacht IFA Chairman count postponed to later date

The count for the Connacht IFA Chairman position has been postponed, following the death of Sligo IFA’s County Secretary Marie...

June 24, 2016

Connacht IFA election debates get underway tonight

Connacht IFA election debates get underway tonight

After several months of wrangling, Connacht IFA is set to have a representative at National Council as voting gets underway...

June 20, 2016

Connacht IFA to elect representative next week

Connacht IFA to elect representative next week

Connacht IFA will elect a representative for the region by Friday, June 24, after several months of controversy in the province....

June 13, 2016

Yara Ireland expands its commercial team in Connacht and North Leinster

Yara Ireland expands its commercial team in Connacht and North Leinster

Yara Ireland has appointed Stephen Mullin to its commercial team to cover Connacht and North Leinster in order to build its...

May 19, 2016

Two speed land market emerging as prices slump in Connacht and Ulster

Two speed land market emerging as prices slump in Connacht and Ulster

A new land market report has highlighted a growing divergence in Ireland’s Agricultural land market with prices growing in the...

May 18, 2016

Two candidates announced to contest Connacht IFA election

Two candidates announced to contest Connacht IFA election

Sligo’s Eddie Davitt and Mayo’s Padraic Joyce have been nominated to run for the position of IFA Connacht Chairman, following a...

May 9, 2016

Connacht IFA County Chairmen to vote for regional chairman today

Connacht IFA County Chairmen to vote for regional chairman today

County Chairmen from the five Connacht counties, Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Leitrim, will today be voting for a Connacht...

May 6, 2016

The nominations for IFA Treasurer are in (and there is an interesting nominee)

The nominations for IFA Treasurer are in (and there is an interesting nominee)

The deadline for nominations for the position of IFA Treasurer was 11am this morning and the IFA has confirmed that...

April 20, 2016

No solution in sight to resolve the ongoing row over Connacht IFA Chairman

No solution in sight to resolve the ongoing row over Connacht IFA Chairman

Two months on from the deadline for nominations for Connacht IFA Chairman, the region remains in deadlock with no candidate...

April 11, 2016

Connacht IFA to ‘sort out its own house’ or face not having a representative

Connacht IFA to ‘sort out its own house’ or face not having a representative

Connacht IFA county representatives were told at this week’s Executive Council that it is up to them to sort out...

March 25, 2016

First votes to be cast in Munster tonight for Regional Chairman

First votes to be cast in Munster tonight for Regional Chairman

Voting gets underway tonight for the position of Munster IFA Chairman with the first County Executive meeting taking place tonight in West...

March 8, 2016

Sligo submits possible solution to Connacht IFA deadlock to National Council

Sligo submits possible solution to Connacht IFA deadlock to National Council

Sligo IFA has submitted a proposal to IFA HQ requesting a rotating Connacht Chairman every two years in the region as...

March 4, 2016

Connacht could be left without a regional IFA chair

Connacht could be left without a regional IFA chair

Farmers in Connacht could be left without a regional chair, as it remains in deadlock. No candidate has met the...

February 25, 2016

Connacht IFA in deadlock – five candidates and none with backing signature

Connacht IFA in deadlock – five candidates and none with backing signature

Five candidates have been nominated once again in Connacht for the position of Connacht IFA Chair. The five candidates have been backed...

February 12, 2016