IFA presents Policy Charter for Rural Ireland

IFA Deputy President and Countryside Chairman Tim O’Leary has called on the next Government to support farming and the wider rural economy by implementing the measures contained in the Association’s rural affairs policy document. Mr. O’ Leary said, “The IFA’s…

IFA to meet Ulster Bank to address Farmers concerns

In response to Ulster Bank’s sudden announcement that it plans to dispose of loans in its specialist loans arrears unit to undisclosed third parties, the IFA has sought an urgent meeting with senior Ulster Bank Executive staff. The proposed disposal…

Crops Must Be Included In Flood Damage Relief Scheme

Emergency Flood Damage Relief Measure must be extended to include those farmers who have suffered crop losses as a result of the recent flooding, according to IFA Flood Project Chairman, Tom Turley He said, the exclusion to date of crops…

Sheep support commitment is positive – IFA

IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey said this week’s announcement by Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney committing to a specific new support programme for the sheep sector is positive. He said IFA is campaigning hard for a new €20 per ewe…

IFA urges support for Athlone Flooding Rally

IFA Flood Project Chairman Tom Turley has encouraged farmers to participate in the Athlone Flooding Rally this Saturday, February 20th, at 12pm. Tom Turley said that the rally, which is being supported by IFA, will involve both urban and rural…

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