Agri-aware urge people to Irish and support local farmers

Buy Irish and support local farmers. That's the message from an Agri-Aware Christmas campaign. It's a similar message to the IFA's campaign where they are urging...

Sligo farmers urged to support local mart after year of terrible weather

A Co Sligo mart manager is urging farmers to support their local mart. Manager of the Ballymote and Mohill mart says 2017 will be remembered...

IFA says calls for fodder scheme are justified

The head of the IFA in Connaught has defended calls by the farming community for another farming scheme. The Department of Agriculture is reluctant to...

Sinn Fein insisting on special status for the North after Brexit

A North West MEP says Sinn Fein remains committed to its stance that a special status needs to be acquired for the North in...

Dog attacks on sheep increasing

The IFA wants stronger action to be taken to deal with the ongoing problem of marauding dog attacks on sheep flocks. IFA National Sheep Chairman...
Farmers urged to use Regional Veterinary Lab to secure future

IFA urges people to ‘buy Irish’ this Christmas

This Friday, the president of the IFA Joe Healy will launch a campaign urging people to buy Irish food this Christmas. The campaign will be...

Sligo councillor calls for fodder scheme to be introduced immediately

A Sligo councillor has called on the Minister for Agriculture to put in place a fodder scheme for farmers in the north west. Independent Councillor...

Owenmore river to pilot new river-dredging scheme

The minister with responsibility for flooding has announced a new pilot scheme under which funding will be provided for cleaning the channels of rivers. It...

IFA President in Leitrim to assess impact of fodder shortage

The President of the Irish Farmers Association Joe Healy has been in county Leitrim today to see first hand how the weather and fodder...

INHFA to host national public meeting in Sligo on fodder crisis

Sligo farmer Colm O Donnell, the national president of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association, is calling on the Minister for Agriculture to...