IFA and Macra na Feirme news and events.

Experience on the board of Rural Youth Europe
An insight into Macra Rural Youth from Macra’s Siobhan Gallagher.
4 May 2022 Community
Collection system for fallen animals fails farmers
The IFA is calling on the Department of Agriculture to have a full review of the disposal arrangements.
4 May 2022 Community
Enfield Macra triumphs in national drama final
A performance of 'Lone Star' made Enfield Macra champions of the competition.
Macra na Feirme club profile: Letterkenny Macra
The first event organised by the club was a nitrates farm walk in September.
27 April 2022 Community
Farmers cannot be left in limbo on inputs crisis
Strategic Government action is needed quickly
27 April 2022 Community
Round-up of Macra na Feirme competition winners
Clonakilty Macra won the senior debating competition.
20 April 2022 Community
Move on TAMS costings doesn’t go far enough
Michael Biggins said the Department's current system of revising costs is not working and is not able to cope with the pace of changes in the price of materials.
20 April 2022 Community
Club profile: Connemara Macra
The first Connemara Macra club event was a walk up Diamond Hill in August.
13 April 2022 Community
Irish aquaculture sector can benefit coastal communities with correct policies
The IFA president said funding must be made available to provide the resources for a viable, sustainable Irish aquaculture sector.
13 April 2022 Community
Local sustainable wood design
Irish and Estonian architects explore the transformation of wood throughout its lifecycle from forest to construction and recycling. Donal Magner reports.
6 April 2022 Community
Competitions at the heart of most members’ experience of Macra
Macra na Feirme has so much to offer members and those looking to join. Here is a glance at our national competitions committee.
30 March 2022 Community
TAMS costings not reflective of inflation
The current costings are out of line with the price of materials today.
30 March 2022 Community