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The new President of the IFA, Tim Cullinane may only be a few days into his term, however he has already hit the ground running with his opening address to the National Council organisation. The Tipperary farmer has also impressed many observers by the way he has held various dealings…

The IFA will host a general election debate this evening in the Sligo Park Hotel.   Proceedings are due to get underway at 8.30 p.m. and so far fifteen of the 19 candidates contesting the election the Sligo Leitrim Constituency have confirmed that they will be participating in tonight’s event.…

IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed of a €1.5m grant aid support package for calf feeding systems. In welcoming the news Mr Phlean described it as “an important first step in helping farmers take their share of the responsibility in…

Tim Cullinan has been elected as the next president of the Irish Farmers’ Association, and will succeed outgoing president Joe Healy. Cullinan was elected following the second count in the association’s presidential election at the Castleknock Hotel in Dublin yesterday. Cullinan saw off competition from national livestock chairman Angus Woods…

Framers from the North West today were among a large group that staged a protest at the Musgrave/Centra/Supervalu distribution centre in Kilcock. The IFA have stepped up their action this week in their attempts to secure a better price for Beef. Chairperson of the Sligo IFA Kathleen Henry was on…