Amendments to the Government’s climate change legislation will take the bare look off its commitment to engage seriously with global warming issues at(...)

A reward has been offered for information leading to the return of 100 animals stolen from a farm in the midlands. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A reward has been offered for information leading to the return of 100 animals stolen from a farm in the midlands. Niall Dillon, who owns a farm at Co(...)

The herd of rotbunt cows where the suspected case of BSE was located  in Co Louth. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

The investigation into the State’s first case of BSE in two years appears to have drawn a blank on how the animal contracted the disease. Apart from c(...)

Laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of BSE in a dairy cow in Co Louth, marking the first new case of the disease in Ireland for nearly two y(...)

Minister Simon Coveney said previously the cow in Louth was most likely to have contracted the disease, if it proves to be the case, from contaminated feed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said he expects to be able to reveal test results from a suspected case of BSE in Co Louth on Thursday of t(...)

Political leadership in Ireland to tackle vested groups in the area of climate change was absent while an appetite to seriously address greenhouse gas(...)

The case centres on a five-year-old Robunt cow which was found dead on a dairy farm close to Louth village.

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is expected to reveal the test results on a suspected case of BSE in Co Louth later this week. If confirmed, i(...)

The Marine Institute has recommended that offshore salmon farms should be capped at production of 7,000 tonnes. Photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) plans for a 15,000-tonne offshore organic fish farm in Galway Bay are in doubt, following new size guidelines published by t(...)

The organic farming scheme has seen a major surge in applications with the vast majority of applicants converting to organic farming for the first tim(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said his department was making good progress on the investigation.

A team of veterinary inspectors, scientists and other Department of Agriculture officials are exploring three possible causes of the suspected BSE cas(...)