Joe Healy: “I want to put down a marker here today: this action by retailers, when some items were sold at one tenth of their production cost, will not be tolerated”

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has called for the establishment of a retail ombudsman amid complaints that farmers are picking up the tab for bel(...)

Incoming IFA president Damian McDonald is to receive a basic salary of €185,350. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

The new head of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) is to receive a substantially smaller salary package than his predecessor. The association today(...)

 Parteen Weir on Lough Derg. Oireachtas members will be invited to a presentation on the “final preferred route” from Parteen Basin through Tipperary and Offaly to Peamount in south Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Water is to brief TDs and Senators today on final details of its €1.2 billion project to pipe water from the river Shannon to Dublin and the mi(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said in his budget speech in the Dáil that the measures were to help farmers facing an “exceptionally poor year”to “step out” of income averaging this year. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Farmers will be allowed extra time to pay their tax bills and given access next year to a new low-interest loan fund of €15 million under measures ann(...)

IFA President Joe Healy:  “Access to high-speed broadband is critical for farm families in running their farm businesses.” Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has rowed in behind Eir’s bid for the National Broadband Plan, the Government-backed scheme which aims to bring h(...)

 IFA President Joe Healy and IFA Livestock chairman Angus Woods were among livestock farmers attend protest at the Aldi supermarket in Tullamore  .Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Farmers, angry at what they see as aggressive cuts to beef prices, staged a protest outside Aldi supermarket in Tullamore on Wednesday. The Irish Fa(...)

“This report is very clear on the competition concerns in the beef sector, the income pressures that exist for livestock producers and the impact that any weakening of competition would have on their livelihoods,” said IFA president Joe Healy. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has published a report raising further concerns about the part-takeover of Slaney Meats by Larry Goodman’s ABP G(...)

December 2015: flooding along the banks of the Shannon near Athlone town. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Paddy Kavanagh and his wife, Pat, spent much of last Christmas in a hotel, after flood water and raw sewage flowed into their home at Carrickobrien, a(...)

IFA president Joe Healy: “It is very clear that farmers are angry over the level of Goodman control of the beef sector.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has played down speculation that other processors may follow Larry Goodman’s ABP in halting the automatic levy f(...)

The levy is at the centre of an escalating row between Larry Goodman’s (above) ABP and the IFA. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The State’s second largest beef processor Dawn Meats says it has no plans to change the automatic levy collection from farmers. The tariff, which is (...)

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