Macra an Feirme

Carrigallen Macra to host charity vehicle run to support mental health

Carrigallen Macra to host charity vehicle run to support mental health

A Macra na Feirme club in Co. Leitrim is set to host a charity fundraising event next Sunday, December 27,...

December 22, 2020

Tipperary and Laois feature among Macra leadership awards winners

Tipperary and Laois feature among Macra leadership awards winners

Macra na Feirme Agricultural Skillnet recognised its outstanding young leaders at the 2020 ABP National Leadership Awards tonight, Wednesday, December...

December 2, 2020

Programme for government ‘must deliver on generational renewal’

Programme for government ‘must deliver on generational renewal’

The agriculture chapter of the programme for government agreed between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party has received...

June 15, 2020

Monaghan and Roscommon take titles at north-west Macra event

Monaghan and Roscommon take titles at north-west Macra event

The winners of Macra na Feirme’s annual North West Macra Kings and Queens event were announced on Saturday, January 18. Co....

January 20, 2020

IFA and Macra to host farm succession meeting in Cavan

IFA and Macra to host farm succession meeting in Cavan

The Cavan branch of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and Cavan Macra na Feirme will host a joint discussion on...

September 27, 2019

AXA Insurance and Macra team up for Pride 2019

AXA Insurance and Macra team up for Pride 2019

Macra na Feirme has today (Wednesday, June 26) announced that it is joining forces with AXA Insurance to promote Lesbian,...

June 26, 2019

Macra to participate in this year’s Dublin Pride Festival

Macra to participate in this year’s Dublin Pride Festival

For the first time in the rural youth organisation’s history, Macra na Feirme will be officially involved at the 2019...

June 11, 2019

3 ‘influential speakers’ lined up for Cavan Macra young farmer event

3 ‘influential speakers’ lined up for Cavan Macra young farmer event

Cavan’s newest Macra na Feirme club, Sliabh Glah Macra, will host a young farmer meeting tomorrow night, Thursday, May 2,...

May 1, 2019

New research reveals need for CPD framework in agri sector

New research reveals need for CPD framework in agri sector

New research has revealed the need for a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) framework to be established for the farming sector...

April 17, 2019

Discussion on contract rearing and land mobility set for Leitrim tonight

Discussion on contract rearing and land mobility set for Leitrim tonight

Carrigallen Macra na Feirme is hosting a Young Farmers’ talk tonight, Thursday, April 11, in the Kilbracken Arms, Carrigallen, Co....

April 11, 2019

Third candidate steps forward for Munster Macra VP

Third candidate steps forward for Munster Macra VP

A dairy farmer from Ardagh, Co. Limerick, has announced his intention to run for the position of Macra Na Feirme...

February 11, 2019

Macra partners with FBD for 75th anniversary

Macra partners with FBD for 75th anniversary

FBD Insurance has announced it is teaming up with Macra na Feirme as the rural youth organisation celebrates its 75th...

January 31, 2019

Macra throws support behind Creed’s National Reserve plans

Macra throws support behind Creed’s National Reserve plans

Plans announced today (Wednesday, January 16) by Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, to open the National...

January 16, 2019

Ireland’s newest Macra club to host launch night in Cavan

Ireland’s newest Macra club to host launch night in Cavan

Sliabh Glah Macra na Feirme is set to host its launch night this Friday (December 14), in The Kesh Bar,...

December 13, 2018

Longford Macra plays host to a tractor run ‘with a twist’

Longford Macra plays host to a tractor run ‘with a twist’

Longford Macra na Feirme has decided to “be a little bit different this year” and host its tractor run at...

November 16, 2018

Young farmers welcomed as delegates to Brussels

Young farmers welcomed as delegates to Brussels

A delegation from Macra na Feirme was hosted by the First Vice-President of the European Parliament, Mairead McGuinness, at the...

October 19, 2018

Revamped UCD master’s on offer for agri-food graduates

Revamped UCD master’s on offer for agri-food graduates

A part-time master’s degree has been launched in association with Macra Agricultural Skillnet in Dublin recently. The supported Master of...

July 18, 2018

Biodiversity in farming: Are you deserving of an award?

Biodiversity in farming: Are you deserving of an award?

A new Biodiversity Award will be added to the 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the Year competition. It was announced...

July 12, 2018