IFA demands movement on GLAS and TAMS payments

At a meeting with Department of Agriculture officials this week, IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady demanded that GLAS and TAMS payments be moved on as the delays are totally unacceptable. Joe Brady said GLAS payments are a vital lifeline…

IFA welcome clarification on the TAMS Sheep Fencing Scheme

IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has welcomed clarification on the TAMS Sheep Fencing Scheme, which will allow the acceptance of most of the farmers who had received rejection letters over the past number of weeks. It has been clarified…

Damian McDonald named as new IFA Director General

Following an appointment process overseen by KPMG, and a meeting of the organisation’s Executive Council today (Wednesday),Damian McDonald has been announced as the new IFA Director General. Picture Credit: Seb Daly/Sportsfile The 44 year old is currently the CEO of…

IFA – Cattle trade “may be turning a corner”, more stability in Lamb Trade

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said there are clear indications that the cattle trade is firmer this week and may be turning a corner. Meanwhile IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey has said there is more stability in the…