Sligo/Leitrim TD Eamon Scanlon speaking in the Dail about the Young Farmers Scheme

Sligo/Leitrim TD says thousands of young farmers will be bankrupt by 2020

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says thousands of young farmers will be bankrupt by 2020. The comments come from Fianna Fail TD, Eamon Scanlon speaking the Dail...

Sinn Fein to propose Finance Bill amendment on stamp duty increase

Sinn Fein is to put forward a proposal to amend the stamp duty changes announced last week on the back of concerns raised by...

Basic Payment Scheme money will be ‘timely boost for farmers’

The Department of Agriculture has announced the start of the 70% advance of the Basic Payment Scheme. The advance of the BPS, formerly the Disadvantaged...

Farmers secure property as storm passes the region

Farms across the country are more exposed. Similar to the fishing industry these communities have been securing their property as best they can. JP...

Farmers in the North West are up in arms over the new stamp duty...

Farmers in the North West are up in arms about the new stamp duty announced in this week's budget. Stamp duty on commercial land was...

Head of the Killybegs Fisherman’s Organisation; ‘disappointed but not surprised’

The head of the Killybegs Fisherman's Organisation say he is 'disappointed but not surprised' after recent talks in London that will be resulting in...

INHFA says the government is reneging on previous agreements

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association President says that the government is reneging on previous agreements. Following Budget 2018 speech on Tuesday by Minister for...

Budget: Farmers concerned over Earned Income Tax Credit

With Budget 2018 announced today, a number of measures affecting farmers have been addressed. While the IFA welcomes most of the measures introduced today, there...

Farmers have until Saturday the 14th of October to apply for slurry extension

Farmers wishing to avail of the recently announced extension for slurry spreading must apply by Saturday, the 14th of october. The news has been welcomed...

Farmers hoping a number of their issues will be addressed in budget

Farmers are hoping a number of their issues will be addressed in tomorrow's budget. Tomorrow afternoon at 1pm, The Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal...