Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has asked 35 leading figures in the agri-food industry to work on the 2025 Agri-Food Strategy. Photograph: Eric Luke

Industry experts to devise plan which will be published in July

‘Irish Times’ writers  John Wilson, Mary O’Brien, Martyn Turner, Miriam Lord and Peter Murtagh at the launch of their  new titles from Irish Times Books  in The Little Museum of Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

‘Best of Miriam Lord’ among titles which include books on wine, cartoons and journalism

Robert Mosse with his father Bill, two of the seven generations of the Mosse family involved in flour milling in Kilkenny.

Small business: FutureProof – Kells Wholemeal supplies the bakery and retail trade with flour and bread mixes

Passenger dies in collision and drivers of two vehicles involved taken to hospital

A section of the Leinster House complex was evacuated this evening because of an electrical fault. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fears people in the building could get a shock from a possible power surge

A grasshopper burger: the UN has been encouraging the use of insects in food, highlighting their nutritional value and affordability. Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty

Think of a world where we eat bugs, smart fridges tell us what to cook, and eggs do not involve hens. It’s almost here

Independent TD Shane Ross says ‘the numbers are there’ for a new political party after he contacted 193 Independent councillors for their views. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Independent TD says new grouping would have non-negotiable policies and no whip

Silvercrest Foods in Ballybay, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick/PA

Martin McAdam has called on the beef processor to set aside legal costs so that the case can be heard

Symnatec, the internet security company which claims to have found the bug, said the software could take screenshots, control the cursor and steal passwords.

Software may have been created by a national government

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