Sean Canney

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar:  ‘We appreciate and understand that the beef price is very low and the cost of production is now exceeding the price that farmers can get from the factories.’ Photograph: Collins

A €100 million aid package for Ireland’s beef farmers, jointly funded by the European Commission and the Government, will “flow to farmers in the next(...)

East Mayo Anglers’ Association vice chairman Mick Kane with River Moy 13lb springer caught on club water last week.

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has announced a new funding call for three schemes during 2019 aimed at conservation and development projects nationwid(...)

Gus O’Reilly (aged 6), from Navan, Co Meath, with Dr Paddy Gargan and Dr Cathal Gallagher of Inland Fisheries Ireland, at the launch of new National Salmon Scale Project.  Photograph: Andres Poveda

The Minister of State with responsibility for inland fisheries, Seán Canney, is seeking assistance from anglers to become citizen scientists for the N(...)

There have been repeated calls for a crackdown on ‘puppy farms’ and unscrupulous dog breeding establishments, the Dáil heard on Wednesday. Photographed is Natasha Eames from DSPCA with some Cavachon puppies rescued from a car at Dublin Port in 2016. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Legislation to ban the sale of pups online is being considered by the Government following the introduction of new animal welfare guidelines. Ministe(...)

Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath said ‘a police force - like teachers, nurses - guards should always be non-political’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Minister of State Finian McGrath has withdrawn comments he made about ‘political policing’ just hours after he defended them and called for the Garda (...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella presents to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. Irish company Cubic Telecom announced a new collaboration with Microsoft at the mobile industry’s annual showcase. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Irish companies were out in force at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, which officially kicked off in Barcelona on Monday. Some 22 Enterpris(...)

Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP

Irish companies are out in force at Mobile World Congress, which officially kicked off in Barcelona on Monday. Some 22 Enterprise Ireland client comp(...)

 Climate change protesters demonstrated outside Leinster House in Dublin earlier this week.   Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Opposition politicians have been accused of trying to frustrate Government plans to address climate change at a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary(...)

Bríd Smith: “It comes from a Government that speaks out of both sides of its face on climate change”

The continued obstruction of a Bill to ban fossil fuel exploration in Ireland by an Oireachtas committee “is an act of environmental vandalism”, accor(...)

The effectiveness of the latest representations against supposedly over-zealous Garda enforcement became obvious when, just back from their Christmas break, Government ministers expressed concern about “morning after” drink-driving checks. Photograph: Frank Miller

There has been a dramatic reduction in the number of road deaths during the past 20 years. Better quality vehicles and roads certainly helped, but pub(...)

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