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.
Lord Mayor didn’t inform IFA of move to ban live animal crib
The Lord Mayor of Dublin has gained the support of Dublin City Council’s protocol committee to ban live animals from the traditional Christmas crib at the Mansion House.
28 October 2022 News
Change maker Helen McEntee
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee spoke to Caitríona Morrissey about tackling domestic violence, rural crime and juggling politicis with parenting, ahead of the Women in Agriculture conference 2022.
12 October 2022 Features
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
Farmers ‘performing better’ than other sectors on emissions – Varadkar
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar discussed climate change targets for farmers at the National Ploughing Championships on Wednesday.
22 September 2022 News
Ploughing 2022: rain in the morning to clear to sunshine for day three
Some 115,500 people attended day two of the National Ploughing Championships, a new record daily attendance for organisers.
22 September 2022 News
Fine Gael holds steady among farmers
Both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have unchanged support among farmers in our latest survey.
21 September 2022 News
No inheritance tax rise for farmers – Varadkar
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says farmers should be able to inherit land without a “huge tax bill”.
21 September 2022 News
McConalogue seeks to keep agriculture brief into next general election
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue shares his views on his performance in Government and Sinn Féin’s potential to deliver for farmers.
3 September 2022 News
Emissions reduction not successful if farm production falls – Varadkar
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke with Tánaiste Leo Varadkar at the Tullamore Show on Sunday.
17 August 2022 News