Seamus Sherlock

ICSA rural development chairman resigns

ICSA rural development chairman resigns

Rural development chairman of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) Seamus Sherlock has resigned from his role. Handing...

February 13, 2019

‘Gardai are spending too much time sitting behind a desk’

‘Gardai are spending too much time sitting behind a desk’

Members of An Garda Siochana are spending too much time sitting behind a desk rather than being out on patrol,...

October 17, 2018

‘Nobody is safe from being swallowed up by vulture funds’

‘Nobody is safe from being swallowed up by vulture funds’

Nobody – it would appear – is safe from being swallowed up by vulture funds, according to the rural development...

March 23, 2018

ICSA elects president to lead the organisation for the next two years

ICSA elects president to lead the organisation for the next two years

Patrick Kent has been re-elected as the president of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA). Having held the...

December 14, 2017

Election fever: ‘Let the best man win’

Election fever: ‘Let the best man win’

As the clock ticks down to the election of the next president of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association...

December 14, 2017

Big Interview: ‘It’s good to have a contest; let the best man win’ – Seamus Sherlock

Big Interview: ‘It’s good to have a contest; let the best man win’ – Seamus Sherlock

Ensuring the sustainability of the family farm model and finding solutions to price volatility are red line issues for Irish...

November 3, 2017

‘People of rural Ireland are frightened to leave the doors unlocked’

‘People of rural Ireland are frightened to leave the doors unlocked’

The face of rural Ireland has changed, and not for the better, according to the ICSA’s Seamus Sherlock. Speaking to AgriLand at...

September 20, 2017

Rising concerns over farmers’ loans which have been sold off to private equity firms

Rising concerns over farmers’ loans which have been sold off to private equity firms

There are rising concerns over farmers’ loans which have been sold off to private equity firms, according to the Irish...

September 5, 2017

‘There can be no designation without compensation’

‘There can be no designation without compensation’

It is unacceptable to have land designated for the protection of various species, unless there is compensation for the huge...

August 22, 2017

Greenways: Compulsory purchase orders are ‘provocative threat to farmers’

Greenways: Compulsory purchase orders are ‘provocative threat to farmers’

The threat of compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) to reclaim farm land for tourism greenways has been described as “provocative” by...

July 18, 2017

‘Department is sleep walking into another IT fiasco’

‘Department is sleep walking into another IT fiasco’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is ‘sleeping walking into another IT fiasco‘, according to the ICSA Rural...

March 15, 2017