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Largest export increases to GB in machinery, food and live animals

Largest export increases to GB in machinery, food and live animals

Exports to Great Britain (GB) increased by over €260 million in May 2021 over May 2020, with the largest increases...

July 16, 2021

Environment taxes decreased by 10% in 2020

Environment taxes decreased by 10% in 2020

€4.5 billion of environment-related taxes were collected in 2020, a drop of 10% on 2019. The main reason for this...

July 15, 2021

Agri prices: Input and output price indices both lift for May

Agri prices: Input and output price indices both lift for May

The agricultural price index increased by 13.4% in May 2021 compared to the same month last year, according to the...

July 13, 2021

Planning permission for agri-builds up slightly in Q1 compared to last year

Planning permission for agri-builds up slightly in Q1 compared to last year

Planning permission granted for all developments in the first quarter of 2021 versus the same period in 2020 increased by...

June 21, 2021

Fertiliser prices up 8.6% on last year – CSO

Fertiliser prices up 8.6% on last year – CSO

The agricultural output price index is up 13.6% in the year to April 2021, according to latest data from the...

June 15, 2021

Almost 70% of peat bogs located along western seaboard – CSO

Almost 70% of peat bogs located along western seaboard – CSO

Almost 70% of peat bogs were in the western counties of Donegal, Kerry, Galway and Mayo in 2018, according to...

May 25, 2021

Domestic milk intake 13.5% higher compared to March 2020

Domestic milk intake 13.5% higher compared to March 2020

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was 13.5% higher last month compared to March 2020, according to figures released...

May 10, 2021

Farming commentators urged to read CSO report

Farming commentators urged to read CSO report

Commentators on farming have been urged to read a new report from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on the value...

April 27, 2021

CSO: Half of agricultural profits come from EU funds

CSO: Half of agricultural profits come from EU funds

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has released a ‘Value Chain Analysis’ of Ireland’s agri-food sector, finding that almost half of...

April 27, 2021

Incomes of tillage farmers down by 15% for 2020

Incomes of tillage farmers down by 15% for 2020

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that the incomes of tillage farmers could be down 15% for 2020 because...

April 20, 2021

Agricultural Price Index for inputs increased by 1.4% in February

Agricultural Price Index for inputs increased by 1.4% in February

The agricultural output price index increased by 1.8% in February 2021 compared with January 2021, according to the latest data...

April 13, 2021

Drop in exports and imports to and from Britain ‘significant and higher than many expected’

Drop in exports and imports to and from Britain ‘significant and higher than many expected’

The latest Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures released on goods exports and imports in January 2021 show the “immediate impact”...

March 19, 2021

Disposable income in many rural counties is below state average

Disposable income in many rural counties is below state average

The disposable income in most rural counties is below the state average according to the latest data from the Central...

February 24, 2021

28% of rural households say they have difficulty accessing a shop

28% of rural households say they have difficulty accessing a shop

In 2019, one in 12 (8.4%) of rural households said they had great difficulty in accessing a shop that sells...

February 15, 2021

Tractor registrations for last month up on January 2020

Tractor registrations for last month up on January 2020

The number of tractors which were licenced for the first time in January 2021 was up on the same month...

February 8, 2021

Domestic milk intake increases 5.5% last month on December 2019

Domestic milk intake increases 5.5% last month on December 2019

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was 5.5% higher last month compared to December 2019, according to figures released...

January 29, 2021

Last month’s sheep slaughterings drop 4.4% compared to December 2019

Last month’s sheep slaughterings drop 4.4% compared to December 2019

The sheep slaughtering figure last month was down 4.4% compared to December 2019, according to the latest livestock slaughterings figures...

January 28, 2021

November domestic milk intake up 8.9% on 2019 figure

November domestic milk intake up 8.9% on 2019 figure

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 455.2 million litres for November 2020, according to the latest data...

January 15, 2021