Opinion: rural communities feel forgotten and see independent TDs as their voice
Pat O'Toole
The devastation wreaked by a mini-tornado on a small community in south Wexford has exposed the sense of isolation they feel.
16 November 2022 Dealer
Will the cabinet reshuffle see McConalogue move?
With a change of Taoiseach, there will be some form of Government reshuffle. It's guesswork after that, I'm afraid.
2 November 2022 Dealer
Mansion House cribbing a fractious start to Christmas season
The Lord Mayor's decision to scrap the live crib is being described as virtue-signalling, "Scrooge-like", and "joyless". Farmers see it as part of an attack on everything they do.
Tipperary beef on the menu at Cairde Fáil
The Dealer noticed that beef was one of the main choices at the Taoiseach's dinner last weekend.
26 October 2022 Dealer
Legal opinion on vet medicines rejected by Department
Co-ops and licensed merchants have been calling on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to allow certain staff to prescribe dosing products.
19 October 2022 News
Cahill hopeful of changes to concrete levy
Under Budget 2023, from April next a 10% levy is to apply on concrete.
12 October 2022 News
Opinion: Budget 2023 could be an election budget
The most leaked Irish budget ever could be this Government’s swansong. If it is, Saturday’s Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis is the start of the long lead-in to a marshalling of the canvassing armies.
1 October 2022 Opinion
Food ombudsman office to be ‘up and running’ by year end - minister
The recruitment process for a CEO of the office is also under way, the minister confirmed.
1 October 2022 News
Cow permit proposals would force some farmers out - MEP
MEP Billy Kelleher's comments come less than a week after Ireland joined many other member states in calling on the Commission to change its plan at the EU's council of farm ministers.
29 September 2022 EU
Period of cheap food ‘going to change’ – Varadkar
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin representatives for their views on rising grocery price at this week’s Ploughing.
23 September 2022 News
‘Full weight of the law’ needed for Limerick calf case – Kelleher
There should be a full criminal investigation into the discovery of a large number of dead calves on a Limerick farm this month, says one of the area’s MEPs.
22 September 2022 News
Food prices should pay farmers ‘to a level that makes sense’ - Taoiseach
The Office for Fairness and Transparency in the Agri Food Supply Chain will allow farmers to see better returns from food sales, an Taoiseach suggested.
22 September 2022 News