IFA AGM

Food ombudsman will be an office with ‘real teeth’ – minister

Food ombudsman will be an office with ‘real teeth’ – minister

Calls for a food regulator/ombudsman were made by numerous delegates at the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) annual general meeting (AGM)....

January 27, 2022

‘We are at a crossroads for Irish farming and forestry’ – Taoiseach

‘We are at a crossroads for Irish farming and forestry’ – Taoiseach

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin told the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) today (Thursday, January 27)...

January 27, 2022

Committees to be set up to implement Food Vision for dairy, beef and sheep

Committees to be set up to implement Food Vision for dairy, beef and sheep

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue will, in the coming days, establish a number of stakeholder committees...

January 27, 2022

‘Our emissions come from food production and must be treated differently’ – IFA AGM

‘Our emissions come from food production and must be treated differently’ – IFA AGM

“While our ceiling may be lower than other sectors, it will be extremely challenging,” said president of the Irish Farmers’...

January 27, 2022

IFA to review structures in 2022 ‘to attract new people’

IFA to review structures in 2022 ‘to attract new people’

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan has announced that he intends to initiate a review of the association’s structures...

January 27, 2022

Efforts underway to establish Agri Appeals Review Panel with farmer reps

Efforts underway to establish Agri Appeals Review Panel with farmer reps

Efforts are underway to establish an Agricultural Appeals Review Panel, which will include farmer representation as part of the reform...

January 28, 2021

Taoiseach on climate action: ‘Agriculture is entering a decade of change’

Taoiseach on climate action: ‘Agriculture is entering a decade of change’

Agriculture is entering a decade of change in many respects – and none more so than the challenges facing the...

January 28, 2021

Martin and Varadkar both commit to Sheep Welfare Scheme rise – IFA

Martin and Varadkar both commit to Sheep Welfare Scheme rise – IFA

The leaders of both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have committed to increase the Sheep Welfare Scheme from €10 to...

January 29, 2020

IFA reports almost €1 million deficit in latest accounts

IFA reports almost €1 million deficit in latest accounts

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has reported a deficit of almost €1 million in its latest accounts, after the association...

January 27, 2020

Cullinan to take reins at IFA AGM today as party leaders gather

Cullinan to take reins at IFA AGM today as party leaders gather

Tipperary farmer Tim Cullinan will take the reins as president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) at the organisation’s 65th annual...

January 27, 2020

IFA’s financial status comes under microscope at AGM

IFA’s financial status comes under microscope at AGM

The financial status of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) was laid bare today during the organisation’s 64th Annual General Meeting...

January 29, 2019

Emergency Brexit aid sought for agri produce – Varadkar

Emergency Brexit aid sought for agri produce – Varadkar

The Irish Government has alerted the European Commission of its intention to seek emergency aid for the beef, dairy and...

January 29, 2019

Hard Brexit could see tariffs of €1.7 billion on Irish agri food exports

Hard Brexit could see tariffs of €1.7 billion on Irish agri food exports

If the UK was to impose World Trade Federation (WTO) tariffs on Irish agricultural exports, such rates could be up...

January 29, 2019

Intervention and other no-deal Brexit measures on the table – IFA

Intervention and other no-deal Brexit measures on the table – IFA

Brexit and the looming possibility of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal were key talking points...

January 29, 2019

IFA calls on department to up its game on ‘genuine farmer’ challenge

IFA calls on department to up its game on ‘genuine farmer’ challenge

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has urged the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to up its game on...

January 29, 2019

IFA president brings farm safety into spotlight at 64th AGM

IFA president brings farm safety into spotlight at 64th AGM

Farm safety was one of the main topics discussed by Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Joe Healy during his address...

January 29, 2019

‘Make-or-break decisions’: IFA outlines challenges in 2019

‘Make-or-break decisions’: IFA outlines challenges in 2019

Make-or-break decisions are imminent for the farming sector which will require strong political leadership, according to the president of the...

January 29, 2019