Gerry Reilly

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 Northway Mushrooms’ operations manager Elaine Shaw at the company’s new £25 million compost facility in Tyrone.  Photograph:  Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

Puns aside, the mushroom industry in Ireland really is in the dark as to what will happen after Brexit. While the all-island argi-food sector is the (...)

Central Statistics Office  figures for 2017 show the average household disposable income rose by nearly 5%  to €48,476

Average incomes in the Republic are now just 1 per cent below where they were at the height of the boom. Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures show(...)

Minister for Business  Heather Humphreys announced a scheme to address labour shortages in horticulture, meat processing and dairying. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An expanded worker permit system offers hope that acute labour shortages in Irish agri-food businesses will ease, according to employers in the sector(...)