Minister for the Environment, Community  Alan Kelly:   backing proposed Dublin-Galway greenway as part of a national cycle network.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Two national farming organisations have criticised the route of the proposed Dublin-Galway “greenway” and have warned that they will “not tolerate” c(...)

EirGrid says the money will be offered as part of a two-pronged €50m “community gain mechanism” it has adopted in recognition of the visual impact of the high-voltage network. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

EirGrid is to consider paying the residential market value of homes to property owners whose residences lie within 50 metres of pylons along the propo(...)

The company deals with about €30 million in livestock exports a year and was buying cattle in Ireland for sale into markets in Italy.

Farmers from all over the country met in Athlone Co Westmeath last night to consider the fallout from the receivership of cattle exporting company TLT(...)

Talking about the Budget at the height of summer seems a bit premature until you remember that the Budget has been brought forward from December to Oc(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said one prosecution was being pursued in connection with the deliberate mislabelling of meat product

Farmers remain sceptical that any meat industry figures will be prosecuted for their role in the horsemeat scandal, the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers(...)

A radio station will broadcast a special Mass tomorrow to pray for good weather as the fodder crisis continues. Midwest Radio has agreed to b(...)

“It’s better to get €400 or more for the calf and cut your losses if the cost of buying in more and more fodder and meals is putting too much financial pressure on you,” warns Dermot Kelleher of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association

Farmers should consider early weaning of calves or selling them in an effort to cut costs, the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association is a(...)