Ms Hackett

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Godon Elliott: ‘I appreciate that an initial viewing of this photo suggests it is a callous and staged photo but nothing could be further from the truth.’ Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has said he was “appalled” by the photograph of horse trainer Gordon Elliott sitting on a dead horse at h(...)

Industry figures say delays in processing licence applications and appeals have halted tree felling and planting. Photograph: iStock

A Government push to clear forestry licence backlogs will not include plans to narrow the grounds for challenging these permits, according to Minister(...)

Counsellor Bernie Hackett: ‘Anxiety and depression would be quite prevalent in the presenting issues for clients at the moment.’ Photograph: Conor Healy/Irish Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapy

Anxiety, depression and work-related stress are common issues, but counsellor Bernie Hackett says that, due to Covid-19, they’ve become the predominan(...)

‘I believe it is possible to continue that trade, having animal welfare at the heart of it,’ Michael Creed said. Photograph: Tom Honan

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has rejected a call from Green Party MEP Grace O’Sullivan for a ban on live animal exports from Ireland over an(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath gave an update to his party’s senior TDs on carbon tax on Tuesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stand-alone legislation may be required to ensure that money raised from carbon tax is ring-fenced to be reinvested in climate-friendly policies, the(...)

IFA President Joe Healy with  IFA National Officers and members in a protest at the EU Commission offices in Dublin last week. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA)president Joe Healy has sought an urgent meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over the “sell-out deal” negotiated betwe(...)

The Sainsbury’s-Asda merger  would make the merged supermarket giant one of the biggest employers in Northern Ireland. Photograph:  Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Bord Bia plans to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment for the Irish food industry following the announcement of the merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda(...)