Closure of Sligo’s Regional Vet Lab would be ‘another nail in the coffin for...

Hundreds of farmers from right across the North West are calling for the Regional Veterinary Lab in Doonally Sligo to be kept open. At...

IFA information evening in Dromahair next Tuesday evening

An information meeting is taking place for the general public in the greater Dromahair area in Leitrim next week. The Irish Farmers Association in Leitrim...

Animal owners alert for low flying aircraft over North West

A geological mapping project collecting geophysical and geochemical data over counties Mayo and Donegal is set to take place in early March. The project involves...

Mixed views on EU-Canada trade deal

The European Parliament has today voted in favour of a major trade deal between the EU and Canada. Those in favour of CETA say it...

Presence of Super Trawlers off Donegal coast raised at European level

The issue of the presence of super trawlers off the Irish coast including off Donegal has been raised at a European level today. It was...

Good interest in new farm loan scheme

Bank of Ireland says there's been a high level of interest in the new loan application scheme. The new scheme, which was announced by the...

Sligo DVO office among items for discussion at Leitrim IFA meeting

The threat to the future of the District Veterinary Office in Sligo is just one of a number of items on the agenda at...

IFA President reiterates concerns amid Brexit talks

Brexit continues to dominate many government meetings both in the UK and here at home. Today, it was the subject of separate dialogues in Cavan...

Farmers continue to hold meetings on ANC payments

Farming organisations are continuing to meet on the issue of the ANC payments. Formerly the disadvantaged area payments, they are now under review by the...

Minister under pressure to scrap mackerel quotas review

The Minister for Agriculture is under pressure to scrap a new review process of mackerel quotas. The Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation has already hit out at...