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Farmers with tax concerns or who need more advice on financial affairs in general have the opportunity to meet officials in County Sligo tomorrow, Thursday. It’s part of a farm walk taking place on the farm of TJ and Chris Tuffy in Doonally, a father and son team. They were…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is introducing a Bill in the Dail calling for all forestry plantations over 12 acres, or five hectartes, to be subject to planning permission. At present, planning is required only for plantations over 50 hectares. Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny says it’s over 30 years since Leitrim…

Agriculture again accounted for most work place accidents last year, according to a new report. The Health and Safety Authority’s report for 2017 reveals that there was one more workplace acident last year bringing the number to 47 compared to the previous year. Two people were killed in Sligo according…

IFA’s Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has called for State agencies, such as Inland Fisheries Ireland, to work with farmers to safeguard our aquatic environment. Thomas Cooney says the plethora of agencies that duplicate water monitoring and evaluation must end. He says agencies such as the Department of Agriculture, the Department…