Tim Cullinan

Portuguese EU presidency sparks Mercosur concerns for Cullinan

Portuguese EU presidency sparks Mercosur concerns for Cullinan

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan has told Tánaiste Leo Varadkar that he is concerned over the current presidency...

February 24, 2021

Farmers need to be offered lower bank loan rates – Cullinan

Farmers need to be offered lower bank loan rates – Cullinan

Farmers need to be offered lower interest rates on loans, as agriculture kept the country going during several lockdowns as...

February 19, 2021

FBD appoints Tim Cullinan as independent director

FBD appoints Tim Cullinan as independent director

FBD Holdings plc has announced the appointment of Tim Cullinan as an additional independent non-executive director with immediate effect. The...

January 5, 2021

IFA appeals to farming community to be extra vigilant in curbing spread of Covid-19

IFA appeals to farming community to be extra vigilant in curbing spread of Covid-19

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has appealed to the farming community to be extra vigilant in curbing the spread of...

January 4, 2021

‘We want to see calves flying out of this country’ – 900 to be flown to Belgium in the new year

‘We want to see calves flying out of this country’ – 900 to be flown to Belgium in the new year

“We want to see calves flying out of this country,” Tim Cullinan said, having confirmed that Teagasc will fly 900...

December 10, 2020

‘Irish farmers are committed to reducing emissions’ – Cullinan

‘Irish farmers are committed to reducing emissions’ – Cullinan

Irish farmers are “committed to reducing emissions”, according to the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). The president of the IFA, Tim...

December 10, 2020

Brexit: Irish farmers must be ‘top of queue’ for €5 billion EU fund

Brexit: Irish farmers must be ‘top of queue’ for €5 billion EU fund

Irish farmers must be “at the top of the queue” to receive compensation under the EU Brexit emergency fund, according...

December 9, 2020

‘It will be the end of the Irish beef sector’ – Cullinan speaks on no-deal scenario

‘It will be the end of the Irish beef sector’ – Cullinan speaks on no-deal scenario

A no-deal Brexit scenario “will be the end of the Irish beef sector”, according to Tim Cullinan, president of Irish...

December 7, 2020

IFA president to address EU Agriculture committee

IFA president to address EU Agriculture committee

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan will address the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee today (Monday, December 7), and...

December 7, 2020

Martin urged to stress ‘very serious implications’ of UK stance at EU Summit

Martin urged to stress ‘very serious implications’ of UK stance at EU Summit

Taoiseach Micheál Martin is being urged to stress the “very serious implications” the UK stance on the withdrawal agreement will...

October 1, 2020

Cullinan elected vice president of European farm organisation

Cullinan elected vice president of European farm organisation

Tim Cullinan, the president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has been elected as the vice president of one of...

September 18, 2020

Cullinan interview: ‘A massive amount of money has gone into dairy and has to be protected’

Cullinan interview: ‘A massive amount of money has gone into dairy and has to be protected’

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan has argued that “a massive amount of money has gone [into dairy] and has...

August 13, 2020

Cullinan interview: Splintering in farm politics – and the IFA’s recent past…

Cullinan interview: Splintering in farm politics – and the IFA’s recent past…

“Farmers will make up their own minds who they want to support.” That’s according to Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president...

August 11, 2020

Cullinan interview: For those farmers, the ‘only way is coupled payments’

Cullinan interview: For those farmers, the ‘only way is coupled payments’

Tim Cullinan, president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), has given a staunch defence of coupled payments under the Common...

August 10, 2020

Agriculture agreement ‘has positive aspects but no specifics on funding’ – IFA

Agriculture agreement ‘has positive aspects but no specifics on funding’ – IFA

The agriculture chapter of the programme for Government has “some good aspects, but lacks specifics in relation to funding commitments”,...

June 15, 2020

‘With a reduced kill and an extra 4,000-5,000 cattle per week left in sheds, this is costly’

‘With a reduced kill and an extra 4,000-5,000 cattle per week left in sheds, this is costly’

“It was encouraging to hear Prof. Alan Matthews on CountryWide on (RTE Radio 1) acknowledge the work being done by...

April 18, 2020

McDonald’s closure ‘a big blow’ for Irish beef sector

McDonald’s closure ‘a big blow’ for Irish beef sector

The decision of McDonald’s to close all of its restaurants in Ireland and the UK from today, Monday, March 23,...

March 23, 2020

EU criticised for ‘forked tongue’ approach on climate action and CAP

EU criticised for ‘forked tongue’ approach on climate action and CAP

The EU has come in for criticism for what is being described as its “forked tongue” approach to climate action...

March 4, 2020