General Election

Exit poll: Big 3 parties look tied on support as voters have their say

Exit poll: Big 3 parties look tied on support as voters have their say

The results of an exit poll this evening, Saturday, February 8, have given the public a glimpse of how the...

February 8, 2020

‘Young people must engage in this election, get out and vote’ – Macra na Feirme

‘Young people must engage in this election, get out and vote’ – Macra na Feirme

The announcement this week that a General Election will be held on February 8 has been “welcomed with open arms”...

January 19, 2020

Election posters: A blight on our landscape, but are they dangerous?

Election posters: A blight on our landscape, but are they dangerous?

In a rather interesting development, an appeal has been issued to those contesting the upcoming General Election by Mayo County...

January 19, 2020

Top priorities for agriculture in first 100 days: Green Party

Top priorities for agriculture in first 100 days: Green Party

A review of the direction of the agricultural sector and the development of farmer-focused policies are the immediate agricultural priorities...

January 17, 2020

Top priorities for agriculture in first 100 days: Sinn Féin

Top priorities for agriculture in first 100 days: Sinn Féin

Beef transparency, capping direct payments and developing the country’s biomass industry are the immediate agricultural priorities of Sinn Féin spokesperson...

January 16, 2020

‘Politicians who go to farmyards are going to be taken aback by fury’ – ICMSA

‘Politicians who go to farmyards are going to be taken aback by fury’ – ICMSA

Two key issues will dominate farmyards and farmer doorsteps as the General Election hustings get underway, according to the president...

January 15, 2020

Survey results: Which political party has the most participant support?

Survey results: Which political party has the most participant support?

The ‘state of the nation’ survey – conducted with almost 3,000 farmer participants in recent weeks by AgriLand and Empathy...

November 2, 2019

So what is really going on in the mind of Theresa May?

So what is really going on in the mind of Theresa May?

Why did the British Prime Minister Theresa May press the button on a general election this week? There are no...

April 21, 2017

May gets parlimentary go-ahead for ‘snap’ UK election

May gets parlimentary go-ahead for ‘snap’ UK election

As had been widely predicted, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been given the green light to proceed with a...

April 19, 2017

Reports: Kenny to offer Fitzmaurice Ministry for Agriculture for Government support

Reports: Kenny to offer Fitzmaurice Ministry for Agriculture for Government support

Latest speculation over the formation of the next Government has put well-known Roscommon/Galway Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice’s name to the...

March 20, 2016

Macra sets out its stall for General Election

Macra sets out its stall for General Election

With election fever starting to take hold, Macra na Feirme has released its 2016 manifesto to political parties and Dáil...

February 2, 2016

Has Simon Coveney been a good Minister for Agriculture?

Has Simon Coveney been a good Minister for Agriculture?

With a General Election set to be called inside the next six months Agriland has decided to look at some...

September 21, 2015

Will Minister Coveney leave farmers out of GLAS in election year?

Will Minister Coveney leave farmers out of GLAS in election year?

The Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney announced this week, following much speculation, that he is to reopen the GLAS scheme...

May 1, 2015