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 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Farmers' 'huge concern' at ABP's Fane Valley takeover...

Larry Goodman's move to buy the remaining 50pc of Fane Valley Co-op's red meat business has caused "huge concern" among farmers....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

John Fagan: The ram effect worked a treat on the mature ewes and I will try it out on the hoggets next year...

With the lambing over on our farm, bar one ewe hogget stubbornly holding out for some unknown reason, it's a good time to reflect on the season while the ups and downs are still fresh in my memory....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Prices static as supplies tighten ahead of Eid...

I was asked yesterday by a sheep farmer if supplies were tight. "I'd say they're not too many and they're not too few," was my reply....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Bthar scandal: 'Shattered' farmers doubt charity's survival...

Significant changes to the board and management of embattled charity Bthar are required if it is to survive....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Meet the farmers who have pioneered an apt solution to the Covid lockdown restrictions...

The pandemic has forced much of our lives into the virtual world over the past year. One immediate casualty of the social distancing restrictions were farmers in-person discussion group meetings....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

How this farmer landed the top Aurivo award just seven years after switching to dairying...

Peter Hamm runs a family farm near Moate, Co Westmeath, where the farm has been in the family name for over 120 years....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Farmer waiting more than two years to thin his award-winning oak forest...

Private forest owners can fast-track their way to the top of the forestry licence backlog if they are willing to fork out 1,500 for a Natura Impact Statement (NIS), it has emerged....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

'There's lots of young farmers in dairy, but who's going to take over in tillage?...

WHEN Robert Miller transferred the family suckler, sheep and tillage farm to his son, Bobby, in 1997, the country roads were "hopping" with busy farmers delivering high-value, hard-earned grain to the local store in Stradbally, Co. Laois....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

2,500ac of Department-controlled land not looked at in 50 years secretary-general...

Over 2,500 acres of State-owned land controlled or managed by the Department of Agriculture has 'probably' not been looked at by the Department in 50 years....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

How this rare cattle breed is helping a Meath farming couple diversify...

Jan Douglas has always had a love for farming. She was raised on a mixed enterprise farm near Ballivor in Co Meath and now, after adding a masters to her degree in Animal and Crop Production, she is running her own farm-based business, specialising in rar...

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

How to give your jeep a new lease of life by taking early action on rust...

All farmers' jeeps have a common enemy — rust....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Beef Plan membership down to 1,000 after shake-up...

A much-reduced Beef Plan organisation has emerged following last week's AGM, with the leadership promising that the infighting of the past year is over....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Forestry deep in crisis as licensing falls 50pc short of target for sixth straight month...

The Department of Agriculture has failed to meet even half of its targets for the issuing of private forestry licences for a sixth month in a row, the latest official data reveals....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Margaret Donnelly: Peat transition process has been short on justice and long on neglect...

It's said the foundation of justice is good faith....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Andrew Bergin: At last, a scheme that can deliver maximum benefit to pollinators without disrupting farmers...

"The Protecting Farmland Pollinators Project is about small actions that will allow biodiversity to co-exist within a productive farming system....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Gerard Sherlock: Poor grass growth is forcing me to keep my cows indoors at night...

A couple of sayings I heard over the years were "no grass in May — buy cows; grass in May — sell" and "a wet and windy May fills the haybarns with hay"....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Vets move to allay growing farmer concerns over new medicine controls...

Tighter controls on the use of veterinary medicines will not completely curtail the flexibility that exists around animal treatments, Veterinary Ireland has insisted....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Hill farmer fury at Department's latest CAP model...

The Department of Agriculture has rejected accusations its latest modelling on future CAP payments was biased against efforts to flatten subsidies further....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

Feedlots and factories keep heavy trade flying high...

Despite continuing poor grass growth, trade for bullocks in general edged slightly forward last week....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

John Joyce: Why I've left in a pen of heifers that any other year would have gone out...

The woolly hat had to be called back in action for a few early mornings with the cold snap hanging around ....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Irish Independent

'There's huge potential for the Limousin breed as a premium beef product'...

Ronan Murphy is on a mission to make Limousin beef the prime cut of choice for Irish consumers....

 2021-05-11 00:01 

RTE

Younger workers most impacted by pandemic - ESRI...

Young adults have suffered the worst unemployment and labour market impact from Covid-19, according to the latest research by the Economic and Social Research Institute....

 2021-05-10 23:52 

Irish Independent

US expands use of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents...

US regulators have expanded the use of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation's adolescents before they head back to school in autumn....

 2021-05-10 23:32 

Irish Times

Sinn Féin councillor apologises for ‘untrue’ comment over FG representative...

Mire Devine withdraws statement, says 'did not intend to make light of mental health issues'...

 2021-05-10 23:06 

Irish Independent

No rush on Sexton's return as Ireland captain to sit out Ulster clash...

Johnny Sexton remains on Leinster's absentee list ahead of Friday night's Rainbow Cup clash against Ulster, as the Ireland captain continues his recovery from concussion....

 2021-05-10 23:00 

Irish Independent

Zoned land for 1.15m close to Sligo town...

Staying in Sligo, Savills are also handling the sale a 76ac non-residential farm located approximately 3km east of Sligo town in an area known as Hazelwood....

 2021-05-10 22:41 

Irish Independent

Rob Lowe celebrates 31 years of sobriety...

Hollywood actor Rob Lowe thanked his family as he celebrated 31 years of being drink and drug free....

 2021-05-10 22:33 

Irish Times

Almost 750 people died after contracting Covid in hospital - report...

HSE says figures here are in line with those anticipated by ECDC...

 2021-05-10 21:47 

Irish Independent

Dundalk squad to undergo Covid tests instead of training on Tuesday after pictures emerge of 'team-bonding' trip to Belfast...

DUNDALK'S players will undergo Covid-19 testing instead of training on Tuesday as the club investigate a reported breach of Covid regulations by some members of the first team squad....

 2021-05-10 21:47 

Irish Independent

Meath blow as Jones ruled out of league campaign...

Meath's hopes of m aking a swift return to the top flight have been dealt a blow with the news that Ronan Jones is set to miss the league campaign....

 2021-05-10 21:38 

Irish Times

Penalty points for fishing vessel masters ‘unfair’, committee to be told...

Committee to hear EU ruling that catches must be weighed at landing 'unworkable'...

 2021-05-10 21:37 

Irish Times

Live events could go ahead as early as next month...

Minister hopes pilot arts events could take place indoors and outdoors...

 2021-05-10 21:37 

Irish Independent

Westwood and Wood goals keep Burnley safe for another season but send Fulham down...

Fulham were relegated from the Premier League following a 2-0 home defeat to Burnley....

 2021-05-10 21:32 

RTE

In-person viewings return for prospective home buyers...

As part of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, prospective house buyers are now allowed to view properties in person again....

 2021-05-10 21:30 

Irish Independent

20 killed in Gaza strikes as Israel responds to Hamas rocket barrage...

Twenty people including nine children have been killed in the Gaza Strip amid clashes with Israel, according to Palestinian health officials....

 2021-05-10 21:21 

Irish Independent

Shelbourne FC issues statement condemning violence at Dart station...

A PROMINENT north Dublin football club has issued a statement condemning the shocking assault on people at a north Dublin Dart station last month in which a teenage girl was knocked to the train tracks by a group of young thugs....

 2021-05-10 21:15 

Irish Independent

An advantage rule that scarcely raised a comment at Congress is now the one exercising most minds...

Patrick Horgan must have been close to 100 metres out from his target when he lined up a 13th-minute free during Sunday's Allianz Hurling League tie between Cork and Waterford in Pirc U Chaoimh....

 2021-05-10 21:12 

Irish Independent

Varadkar gambles on Fine Gael prodigal son who returned from Renua exile...

When he ran for Fianna Fil in a by-election, after previously being a member of Fine Gael's predecessors, Cumann na nGaedheal, an opponent of James Geoghegan printed a poster with the slogan: 'Jiffy Geoghegan jumps ship.'...

 2021-05-10 21:05 

RTE

NBC drops next year's Golden Globes over diversity row...

US network NBC said it will not broadcast next year's Golden Globe Awards following criticism over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's lack of diversity....

 2021-05-10 21:05 

Irish Independent

Scott Parker 'hurt and gutted' as Fulham relegated after losing to Burnley...

Scott Parker admitted he and his Fulham players were "hurt and gutted" after being relegated from the Premier League following a 2-0 home defeat to Burnley....

 2021-05-10 20:57 

Irish Independent

Martina Anderson's family accuses Sinn Fin of 'publicly humiliating' Derry MLA...

The family of MLA Martina Anderson have hit out on social media at Sinn Fin "publicly humiliating" the Derry woman, after the party called on her and Karen Mullan to consider their positions....

 2021-05-10 20:44 

RTE

French govt condemns soldiers warning of 'civil war'...

The government of French President Emmanuel Macron has reacted with fury after a group of serving French soldiers published an open letter warning that "civil war" was brewing over his "concessions"; to Islamism, weeks after a similar messa...

 2021-05-10 20:43 

Irish Times

Closure order served on service station due to evidence of ‘rodent droppings’...

Business at Millfield on Old Mallow Road shut for a day by Food Safety Authority...

 2021-05-10 20:18 

Irish Independent

Dustin Johnson a doubt for PGA Championship with knee injury...

Dustin Johnson's participation at this month's US PGA Championship is in doubt after the world number one withdrew from this week's Byron Nelson Classic with a knee injury....

 2021-05-10 20:16 

Irish Independent

'No public health justification for maternity hospital ban on partners,' says Dr Tony Holohan...

There is "no good reason" in public health terms for maternity hospitals to restrict visits from partners, the chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan has said....

 2021-05-10 20:11 

Irish Independent

Fulham relegated from Premier League after home defeat to Burnley...

Fulham were relegated from the Premier League following a 2-0 home defeat to Burnley....

 2021-05-10 20:05 

Irish Independent

Former Sinn Fin senator apologises to Fine Gael councillor over remark about his mental health...

A former Sinn Fin senator has issued a public apology to a Fine Gael councillor over comments she made about his mental health....

 2021-05-10 20:00 

Irish Independent

Longitude 2021 festival cancelled due to Covid restrictions, but hopes remain that Electric Picnic may still go ahead...

THIS year's Longitude festival, which was due to take place between July 2 and July 4 in Dublin's Marlay Park, has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions....

 2021-05-10 20:00 

Irish Independent

'Some of them would get on any inter-county team in the country' No shock for Brendan Cummins in Antrim win...

As opening weekends go after a near five-month hiatus, the first round of Allianz Hurling League matches generated plenty of talking points....

 2021-05-10 19:55 

Irish Independent

Nasa spacecraft begins two-year trip home with asteroid rubble...

A Nasa spacecraft has begun the long journey back to Earth after taking rubble from a distant asteroid....

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