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Pig farmers from the North West joined others from across the Country earlier this morning outside of the  Department of Agriculture this morning for an Irish Farmers’ Association demonstration seeking a Government bailout for the sector.   Pig farmers are seeking a €100 million package, half of which they have…

Irish Farmers Association members around Dromahair in County Leitrim will vote for the next president of their organisation at a meeting tonight. The meeting, in The Clubhouse, will start at 8:30pm. Dromahair IFA branch member Kevin Comiskey, who is also vice chairman of the IFA’s national sheep committee, says it’s…

The newly elected chairperson of the Irish Farmers Association in Sligo is criticizing a government initiative which is advising children to reduce the amount of meat they eat. An Taisce’s Green-Schools programme, which promotes measures to reduce carbon footprints and works towards environmental sustainability, published a climate action resource pack…

The Irish Farmers Association has announced the appointment of Damian McDonald as it’s new director general following an appointment process overseen by KPMG. He is the current Chief Executive Officer of Horse Sport Ireland and a former CEO of Macra na Feirme. He previously worked for the IFA from 1999…