Tim Cullinan

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Daragh Cassidy, head of communications with switching site Bonkers.ie, described the bank’s decision as a ‘body blow’ for consumers.

The departure of Ulster Bank from the Irish market, a process that will take some years, is likely to lead to higher lending and banking costs, and ma(...)

‘The UK’s departure from the EU also has brought implications for our all-island dairy economy,’ said Irish Co-operative Organisation Society president. Photograph: Oktay Ortakcioglu/Getty

Ireland’s agri-food sector dodged a bullet last month when the European Union and the United Kingdom agreed a trade deal. A third of our food and drin(...)

Taoiseach says while the deal reached between the EU-UK would disappoint fishermen, it is was still better than no deal. Photograph: PA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the Irish fishing industry will be disappointed by the EU-UK trade deal, which he called “the least bad version of Brexi(...)

Trucks parked on the side of the motorway near the Euro Tunnel terminal in Folkestone. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The disruption to travel and freight haulage across the UK in recent days has been described by Bord Bia “as an insight into the post-Brexit world”. (...)

Cattle graze in Cootehill Co Cavan. Environmental umbrella group EP said ‘without a decrease in cattle numbers Ireland will continue to be in breach of EU law’. Photograph: Getty

A plan that tries to set out how Irish agriculture could achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 “perpetuates business-as-usual practices that will continue(...)

The CAP deal is the ‘first step’ in providing a stable framework for farmers to plan their business over the next few years, Minister Charlie McConalogue said. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ahead of a critical vote in the European Parliament on Friday, Irish environmental groups have claimed the EU common agriculture policy (CAP) reform p(...)

IFA president Tim Cullinan: Farmers feel increasingly like powerless spectators in the management of their own forests, locked into forestry under the replanting obligation without recourse. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

The timber shortages resulting from the forest licence backlog continues to threaten the Irish forestry industry, which in normal circumstances export(...)

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(...)

The Teagasc national farm survey for 2019 shows dairying yields by far the largest income for Irish farmers. Photograph: iStock

The Teagasc national farm survey for 2019 shows dairying yields by far the largest income for Irish farmers, while beef farmers continues to struggle.(...)

Micheál Martin’s election as Taoiseach has been marked by congratulations, as well as policy prescriptions from a range of interest groups. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Micheál Martin’s election as Taoiseach has been marked by congratulations, as well as policy prescriptions from a range of interest groups. The Irish(...)

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