IFA President Joe Healy at the launch of the associations European and local elections manifesto said he had ‘never seen such despair in the beef sector’ as at the moment. Photograph : Laura Hutton

IFA President Joe Healy has said he has never seen such despair among Irish beef farmers, who have already experienced a €100-million hit in recent mo(...)

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(...)

Cian O’Connor onboard Good Luck: “I have no regrets. I tried everything possible and left no stone unturned in trying to seek fairness.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland will not have a show jumping team at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro following yesterday’s decision by the Court of Arbitration for Spo(...)