Eamon O Cuiv

Pilot scheme to be introduced for non-GLAS farmers next year

Pilot scheme to be introduced for non-GLAS farmers next year

A new agri-environment pilot scheme will be in place for farmers next year, and will be targeted at those not...

November 4, 2020

Indemnity scheme to cover ‘upland areas initially’

Indemnity scheme to cover ‘upland areas initially’

The National Indemnity Scheme, being developed to protect farmers and landowners participating in the Mountain Access Scheme, is set to...

April 8, 2019

‘Communities still waiting for funding approval’

‘Communities still waiting for funding approval’

Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Regional, Rural, Gaeltacht and Island Affairs, Eamon O Cuiv, has criticised the Minister for Arts, Heritage,...

August 15, 2017

O Cuiv calls on Minister Creed to ensure food product labels are fit for purpose

O Cuiv calls on Minister Creed to ensure food product labels are fit for purpose

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture and Food Éamon O Cuiv is calling for assurances on food labelling standards in Ireland....

May 11, 2016

O Cuiv warns of ‘slippery slope’ back to quotas

O Cuiv warns of ‘slippery slope’ back to quotas

The recent decision by the European Commission to support milk supply management measures could be a ‘slippery slope’ back to...

March 23, 2016

Coveney & O Cuiv the only two agriculture candidates certain to secure seats

Coveney & O Cuiv the only two agriculture candidates certain to secure seats

The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney looks set to be elected in Cork South Central on 14% after the first...

February 27, 2016

‘Minister put politics before hard pressed farmers’ by not attending key EU meeting

‘Minister put politics before hard pressed farmers’ by not attending key EU meeting

Fianna Fail’s Agriculture Spokesperson, Eamon O Cuiv has criticised the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney’s decision not to attend this...

February 18, 2016

Fianna Fail leader backs O Cuiv despite IFA rumblings

Fianna Fail leader backs O Cuiv despite IFA rumblings

Fianna Fail Leader Michael Martin gave strong backing to his Agriculture Spokesperson Eamon O Cuiv, following disquiet about his performance...

February 11, 2016

‘Fianna Fail’s rural manifesto stands for action, unlike Fine Gael’s fluff’

‘Fianna Fail’s rural manifesto stands for action, unlike Fine Gael’s fluff’

The Fianna Fail spokesman on Agriculture Eamon O Cuiv has said that his party’s rural manifesto is ‘all about action’...

February 1, 2016

O Cuiv calls for TB testing reprieve for flooded farmers

O Cuiv calls for TB testing reprieve for flooded farmers

All general TB testing should be temporally deferred in all flood affected areas across the country, according to Eamon O Cuiv,...

January 16, 2016

O Cuiv to push for improved farmgate prices

O Cuiv to push for improved farmgate prices

Fianna Fail Agriculture Spokesman, Eamon O Cuiv has confirmed that the poor state of Irish farmgate prices will be a key...

January 12, 2016

€1.10/kg UK/Irish beef price gap raised in the Dail

€1.10/kg UK/Irish beef price gap raised in the Dail

The significant current beef price differential between the UK and Ireland was raised in the Dail by Fianna Fail, Agriculture Spokesman,...

December 4, 2015

Beef Genomics underspend likely to total €80m – O Cuiv

Beef Genomics underspend likely to total €80m – O Cuiv

The total under spend racked up under the aegis of the Beef Genomics’ Scheme is likely to total €80m over...

November 28, 2015

IFA members are entitled to know General Secretary’s pay – O Cuiv

IFA members are entitled to know General Secretary’s pay – O Cuiv

The Fianna Fail spokesman on agriculture Eamon O Cuiv has called on the IFA to make known the remuneration package...

November 17, 2015

Farmers can convert existing sheds to slatted units under TAMS II

Farmers can convert existing sheds to slatted units under TAMS II

Grants to convert existing sheds to slatted units is covered under the TAMS II Scheme, the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney...

October 30, 2015

Farmers with designated land welcome announcement of new hen harrier scheme

Farmers with designated land welcome announcement of new hen harrier scheme

The announcement that a new measure for farmers in Hen Harrier areas is to be developed under the new Locally-Led...

October 23, 2015

GLAS might be launched but it’s not open yet

GLAS might be launched but it’s not open yet

Earlier this week the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, launched the second tranche of GLAS, however the computer system for...

October 21, 2015

O Cuiv says significant RDP underspend possible next year

O Cuiv says significant RDP underspend possible next year

Ireland could significantly underspend on its 2016 Rural Development Programme (RDP) budget, according to Fianna Fail agriculture spokesperson, Eamon O...

October 9, 2015