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Irish Farmers’ Association’s Damian McDonald, Joe Healy  and Angus Woods: Mr  Healy said beef farmers’ incomes were unsustainable at €8,813 on average. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Talks in the beef dispute continued late last night after all sides set out their respective positions on prices paid to cattle producers by meat proc(...)

Wicklow accounts for over a third of all deer shot by licensed hunters in Ireland in the last hunting season, and a high concentration of deer in certain areas has been linked to outbreaks of TB.  Photograph: Wild Deer Association of Ireland

Plans to cull possibly thousands of wild deer in Co Wicklow are to be stepped up next month with the setting-up of teams to police animal populations (...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney and   IFA chief executive Patrick Nelson  in  Windsor Park,  Belfast, to  announce their intention to submit a joint bid to host the Uefa Under-21 Championship in 2023. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The intention of the FAI and IFA to bid together for the right to host the European Under-21 Championships in 2023 was confirmed in Belfast on Friday,(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Manning dejected after his side conceded an early goal to Germany during the recent European under-21 Championship qualifier. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Having repeatedly described himself as a man who delivers for the association he has been running now for more than a decade, John Delaney has, it see(...)

Smart farming involves  the use of new technologies for more environmentally-friendly practices. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Harold Kingston, who runs a dairy farm in Courtmacsharry, Co Cork, with 160 cattle, is typical of the new generation of smart farmers, who have adjust(...)

Harold Kingston farming in Courtmacsherry, Cork: Irish farmers are playing a leading role   in addressing the climate challenge. Photograph: Donal O’Leary

Global methane emissions arising from agriculture are considerably larger than previously estimated, a US study on carbon emissions generated by lives(...)

The River Shannon at Athlone: With only half of all Irish rivers and lakes deemed to be in a healthy state, environmental groups have called for a more robust approach to stopping water pollution and to preventing deterioration in pristine waters.

With only half of all Irish rivers and lakes deemed to be in a healthy state, environmental groups have called for a more robust approach to stopping (...)

EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan: said Europeans want farmers to do more to protect the environment. Photograph: Romain Perrocheau/AFP/Getty Images

The main goals of the European Union’s agriculture policy should be helping farmers and protecting the environment, a consultation process on the futu(...)

Wales’ players celebrate at the end of their Euro 2016 quarter-final defeat of Belgium at the Pierre-Mauroy Stadium in Lille on Friday. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty.

Having clearly spent their money well in their country’s good times, the Icelandic FA will now get another chance to invest in the future of football (...)

Former IFA general secretary Pat Smith. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Pat Smith is extremely saddened at the events of the past week, which has left many families hurt, especially the family of IFA where he spen(...)

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