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The Animal Collectors Association have commenced strike action today in a dispute over ‘the new fallen animal scheme’.   From today there will be no service to collect the fallen animal, farmesr will have no option but to transport dead animals to the various Knackery yards as they cannot bury…

A special IFA County executive meeting will take place in the Sally gardens Ballisodare on Monday night next at 9 p.m. The meeting with discuss the issue of Wills and Succession. Chairperson of the Sligo IFA Kathleen Henry she’s encouraging as many farmers as possible to attend this meeting and…

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.…

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…