Richard Kennedy

Recommendations on rural crime ‘must be implemented’

Recommendations on rural crime ‘must be implemented’

The report on Community Policing and Rural Crime by the Joint Oireachtas Committee (JOC) on Justice and Equality has been...

March 28, 2019

Farmer fightback: ‘We can’t wait until laws are changed’

Farmer fightback: ‘We can’t wait until laws are changed’

Stronger laws are needed to favour land owners over criminals – but in the meantime, there is plenty that can...

November 15, 2018

Changes on the way for Knowledge Transfer Scheme

Changes on the way for Knowledge Transfer Scheme

Changes are set to be made to the Knowledge Transfer Scheme, according to the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). Speaking following...

September 29, 2017

‘Veganism is controlled malnutrition’

‘Veganism is controlled malnutrition’

Veganism has been described as “controlled malnutrition” by the President of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association, Patrick Kent....

September 19, 2017

Up to 15,000 visitors expected at the Limerick Show

Up to 15,000 visitors expected at the Limerick Show

The 88th annual Limerick Show will take place on Sunday, August 27, at Limerick Racecourse. The event, which, according to...

August 10, 2017

‘GLAS payment debacle of 2016 must not be repeated’

‘GLAS payment debacle of 2016 must not be repeated’

The 2016 debacle over the Green, Low-Carbon, Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) payment cannot be repeated, according to the Irish Farmers’ Association...

July 14, 2017

‘Outstanding 85% GLAS payments will be completed by the end of April’

‘Outstanding 85% GLAS payments will be completed by the end of April’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has given a commitment to the IFA that all outstanding 85% GLAS...

April 7, 2017

IFA Deputy President appointed to Teagasc Authority

IFA Deputy President appointed to Teagasc Authority

The IFA Deputy President, Richard Kennedy of Clarina, Co. Limerick has been appointed to the Teagasc Authority by the Minister for...

June 6, 2016

‘There are too many people living off farmers backs and Bord Bia is one of them’

‘There are too many people living off farmers backs and Bord Bia is one of them’

The role of Bord Bia, its Quality Assurance inspections, and whether farmers are getting value from Bord Bia were key...

March 30, 2016

IFA Elections – Deputy President – Richard Kennedy

IFA Elections – Deputy President – Richard Kennedy

Richard Kennedy is a dairy farmer from Clarina in north Co. Limerick and is a past Limerick County Chairman. He is...

February 3, 2016