Liam Machale

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The EU is trying to align farming with its green deal and curb spending on agricultural subsidies. File photograph: David Sleator

An attempt will be made in Brussels this week to nail down radical reforms to the EU common agricultural policy (CAP) that have been years in making. (...)

UE member states facing particular structural challenges in their agriculture sector, however, will benefit from a separate fund, with €300 million allocated for Ireland. Photograph: iStock

EU agreement on a €750 billion coronavirus pandemic recovery fund is tied into a deal on long-term EU spending plans, including radical redirection of(...)

Besides agriculture, Phil Hogan has been an influential figure within the commission in articulating Ireland’s case on Brexit. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Guenther Oettinger has an impossible task as budget commissioner, it is being said, as he tries to frame a new European Union between 2021 and 2027 in(...)

 Kerry fans with a flag supporting Kieran Donaghy in 2014. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Three years ago, as you perused your All-Ireland football semi-final match programme, a name might have caught your eye on the Kerry subs’ bench. Numb(...)