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Northern Irish ice cream producers heading south with InterTradeIreland grant
Janine Kennedy
Draynes Farm in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, have been dairying since the 1930s and - up to now - their business has grown organically, writes Janine Kennedy.
23 November 2022 News
Worker shortage in forestry sector
The near-halt of the forestry industry means skills have started to disappear.
15 November 2022 News
€50,000 grant scheme to refurbish vacant rural homes
The expanded Croí Conaithe initiative will be launched on Tuesday by Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien.
Over €500,000 of restricted funds misused by Bird Watch Ireland
An inspector's report found that there was a lack of sufficient board oversight of the activities and finances of Bird Watch Ireland.
10 November 2022 News
Colm McCarthy: Grants or prize money?
Racehorse owners are racing’s benefactors, and help to sustain the breeding industry as well as the 26 racecourses around the country and the 350 or so public training establishments.
9 November 2022 Viewpoints
Just 45 solar PV TAMS grants paid this year
Despite record energy prices, uptake of solar PV and solar water heating systems under TAMS remains low.
19 October 2022 News
New forestry programme to be 'done and dusted' by end of year
There will be a greater focus on delivering environmental benefits from new and existing forests, Minister Hackett said.
19 October 2022 Forestry
Grant falls short of supplier prices
The fourth tranche of the Tier 1 grant scheme opened for applications in Northern Ireland last week.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Planning rules for rooftop solar to be scrapped
New legislation around rooftop solar PV could mean that many farmers in Ireland will not have to apply for planning permission to install large rooftop solar PV systems.
5 October 2022 News
Underpasses and cow collars in new TAMS
The new TAMS scheme is set to give grant aid for the installation of underpasses, roadways and automated heat detection aids on dairy farms.
21 September 2022 News
Restore forestry spend by upping grant rates by 50% - FII
While FII is primarily pushing for higher forestry payments in Budget 2023, it is also seeking a revamp of the ash dieback scheme.
6 September 2022 Forestry
Farmer Writes: Organic certification is not for everyone
Kieran Sullivan weighs in on the higher organic payment rates announced by the Government and why he isn't quite ready to make the switch and go chemical-free.
3 August 2022 Farmer Writes