Superlevy

Superlevy Instalment Scheme costs Government €35m in 2015

Superlevy Instalment Scheme costs Government €35m in 2015

The final cost of the Superlevy Instalment Scheme to the Government was €35.6m in 2015. Given the very high volumes of...

August 27, 2016

Outstanding superlevy bills revealed – Cork owes most, but Donegal has highest average

Outstanding superlevy bills revealed – Cork owes most, but Donegal has highest average

The amount of superlevy still owed by dairy farmers has been revealed, with Cork dairy farmers owing almost €8.5m in...

June 29, 2016

EU rejects Irish plea for superlevy extension, for a second time

EU rejects Irish plea for superlevy extension, for a second time

The EU has rejected an Irish proposal for a further extension of farmers superlevy payments for a second time. It comes...

June 1, 2016

Search on for legal basis to further extend Superlevy payments says Minister

Search on for legal basis to further extend Superlevy payments says Minister

The search is on to find a legal basis to further extend the superlevy repayments of Irish dairy farmers. Already...

May 24, 2016

‘Majority of dairy farms will find themselves in the red this month’

‘Majority of dairy farms will find themselves in the red this month’

More than two months since the EU Council of Agriculture Ministers voted for the provision of short-term loans to cater...

May 24, 2016

Ireland calls increased intervention levels and superlevy deferral at EU meeting

Ireland calls increased intervention levels and superlevy deferral at EU meeting

The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, today called on the Commission to re-examine the volume limit for fixed price intervention...

May 17, 2016

Proposal to further extend superlevy payments shot down in Europe

Proposal to further extend superlevy payments shot down in Europe

An Irish proposal to further extend superlevy payments has been shot down in Europe due to legal problems. Given that the...

April 29, 2016

Calls for a further extension to superlevy payments

Calls for a further extension to superlevy payments

Calls have been made this week for the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney to further extend the 2015 superlevy payment...

February 4, 2016

Final superlevy bill revealed and it’s more than previously estimated

Final superlevy bill revealed and it’s more than previously estimated

Irish dairy farmers superlevy bill is higher than expected – Agriland can reveal. The final quota position for puts Ireland...

September 18, 2015

Superlevy fines can be used to fund dairy support measures – ICOS

Superlevy fines can be used to fund dairy support measures – ICOS

Sources of finance, such as the dairy superlevy fines for 2014/15 and the annual mapping penalties, could be used to...

August 29, 2015

Superlevy payment scheme announced (Here’s how to apply)

Superlevy payment scheme announced (Here’s how to apply)

The new Superlevy Instalment Scheme is set to ease the cash flow burden on dairy farmers facing a superlevy bill...

June 18, 2015

The superlevy is not a surprise says Coveney

The superlevy is not a surprise says Coveney

The superlevy is not a surprise the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney stated during a debate on the fine in...

June 11, 2015

Superlevy deferral scheme won’t be in place for this month’s cheque – ICOS

Superlevy deferral scheme won’t be in place for this month’s cheque – ICOS

The new Superlevy Instalment Scheme is ‘unlikely’ to be in place to impact on dairy farmers’ milk cheques this month,...

June 9, 2015

Ireland set to pay 4th highest European superlevy bill

Ireland set to pay 4th highest European superlevy bill

Ireland is set to pay the fourth highest superlevy bill in Europe, according to latest ICOS projections. Since the end...

June 9, 2015

ICMSA’s Jackie Cahill gets the nod for Fianna Fail in Tipperary

ICMSA’s Jackie Cahill gets the nod for Fianna Fail in Tipperary

The former President of the ICMSA Jackie Cahill has received the nod from Fianna Fail to represent the party in...

May 29, 2015

Minister reveals some detail of proposed superlevy scheme

Minister reveals some detail of proposed superlevy scheme

The preliminary output estimate for the end of the final milk quota year is that Ireland will finish 4.34% over...

May 14, 2015

Final superlevy bill to total €69 million

Final superlevy bill to total €69 million

The preliminary output estimate for the end of the final milk quota year is that Ireland will finish 4.34% over...

April 23, 2015

10 things you need to know about milk quota abolition

10 things you need to know about milk quota abolition

The European Commission has complied a list of frequently asked questions on the abolition of milk quotas.  

March 29, 2015