Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said a working settlement so quickly was “doable” despite there being “no love lost” between farm leaders and the beef processing side.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney have appealed to those leading the blockade of beef processing plans and the owners of(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin presented Budget 2015 in the Dail today. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Organisations around Ireland have been responding to Budget 2015. Here’s what they had to say on...The 9 per cent VAT rate Irish Hotels Federation: T(...)

The IFA says cattle prices have fallen €200-€400 per head since this time last year

The current difficulties in the beef industry have led to the biggest crisis to ever face livestock farmers, IFA president Eddie Downey has said.He s(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill said earlier this week the association must ensure it maintained a strong presence across a range of media outlets so that it could continue to fund their clubs. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Farmers are annoyed and worried about the future of viewing GAA championship matches in their homes following the association’s controversial d(...)

Irish farming groups have been lobbying strongly for a low mandatory minimum payment

The Irish presidency of the Council of the European Union expects to reach agreement on a landmark reform of the Common Agricultural Policy at a serie(...)

Tom Hayes TD was appointed the new Minister of State at the Dept of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, pictured at Government Buildings with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore and Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Simon Coveney, TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Two senior Labour Ministers have taken issue with claims by a newly appointed Fine Gael Minister of State that two key Government policy plans have(...)