Henry Burns

The IFA election count in numbers and pictures

The IFA election count in numbers and pictures

This evening the IFA election came to a close as Galwayman Joe Healy was elected the 15th President of the...

April 19, 2016

Joe Healy elected IFA President after landslide victory

Joe Healy elected IFA President after landslide victory

Joe Healy has been elected the 15th President of the IFA following a landslide victory today. Healy took a dominant...

April 19, 2016

Who will be elected the next IFA President?

Who will be elected the next IFA President?

Today, April 19, is the day that the IFA finds out who the new President of the association is following...

April 19, 2016

High voter numbers as IFA Election voting comes to a close

High voter numbers as IFA Election voting comes to a close

IFA members across the country have finished voting to elect the 15th President of the IFA and the counting of...

April 15, 2016

Wide range in voter turnout for IFA election

Wide range in voter turnout for IFA election

IFA Election voting is continuing around the country this week as members decide on what candidate they want to front...

April 5, 2016

IFA levies – candidates pressed on alternative ways to source €4.7m

IFA levies – candidates pressed on alternative ways to source €4.7m

The issue of IFA levies and, in particular, the meat processors collecting levies on behalf of the IFA has been...

March 30, 2016

Turkey set to open to Irish live exports (Here’s the type of cattle they’re after)

Turkey set to open to Irish live exports (Here’s the type of cattle they’re after)

Turkey is set to open to Irish live exports and could import up to 500,000 head of cattle this year,...

March 24, 2016

Meath IFA backs Downey and blames Laois ‘mafia’ for his downfall

Meath IFA backs Downey and blames Laois ‘mafia’ for his downfall

The former President of IFA Eddie Downey was ‘thrown under a bus’ and deserves and apology, according to those at...

March 24, 2016

Live: IFA election debate from Meath

Live: IFA election debate from Meath

11:50 PM Tonight was probably the liveliest meeting of the campaign and I suspect the candidates actually enjoyed it. Meath...

March 23, 2016

Burns: Lack of stable Government is dangerous for agriculture

Burns: Lack of stable Government is dangerous for agriculture

The lack of a stable Government four weeks after a general election is damaging to agriculture, according to Henry Burns....

March 21, 2016

The future of IFA protests, according to the presidential candidates

The future of IFA protests, according to the presidential candidates

One theme that has come up time and time again at the IFA presidential debates is the that of protests....

March 18, 2016

What’s facing the new IFA president?

What’s facing the new IFA president?

As the IFA debates between the three presidential candidate draw to a close – the final debate will take place...

March 17, 2016

Skeletons in the closet and farm incomes all feature in the Louth IFA debate

Skeletons in the closet and farm incomes all feature in the Louth IFA debate

Bord Bia and the power of the retailers were two key points that were raised at last night’s IFA debate...

March 17, 2016

Live: IFA election debate from Dublin

Live: IFA election debate from Dublin

11:08 PM That’s a wrap so, thanks for tuning in tonight 11:07 PM And we’re on the final wrap up...

March 11, 2016

Henry Burns: Bord Bia and the processors are not working hard enough for farmers

Henry Burns: Bord Bia and the processors are not working hard enough for farmers

Bord Bia and Irish beef processors are not working hard enough for Irish beef farmers, according to IFA presidential candidate...

March 5, 2016

Live: IFA election debate from Mullingar

Live: IFA election debate from Mullingar

11:20 PM And that’s all for tonight guys! Thanks for tuning in! 11:13 PM One minute each to wrap up...

March 4, 2016

IFA levies and pre-nuptial agreements strike a cord at IFA Limerick debate

IFA levies and pre-nuptial agreements strike a cord at IFA Limerick debate

Wednesday night’s IFA presidential debate in Limerick was dominated by talk of money – from the IFA levies to the...

February 18, 2016

Falling farm incomes and reform dominate the first IFA Election debate

Falling farm incomes and reform dominate the first IFA Election debate

Farm incomes and reform of the IFA were the main topics at the first IFA Election debate which took place last...

February 9, 2016